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This hearty Potato and Broccoli soup is a longtime favorite. The readers’ comments say it best.
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Hidden Vegetable Recipes
Here are a few delicious baked goods that happen to include vegetables. We’ll bet that any of you...
Best Edible Flowers for Growing and Eating
Add flowers to your food! Many gardeners forget that flowers not only are beautiful, but also can...
7 Naturally Sweet Vegetables and Fruit to Grow
Growing vegetables and fruit is certainly healthy but also which ones will please the fussiest...
Homemade Backyard Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Ever tried adding fresh mint to your ice cream? It’s so easy and beyond compare! At this point in...
A Little Chocolate For Health? Maybe.
The good news is never quite as good as you wish. However, recent research suggests that eating a...
How to Grill Vegetables
This guide to grilling vegetables gives vegetable preparation and grilling time instructions for...
Measuring Vegetables for Recipes: Pounds to Cups
Measuring vegetables for recipes is not always easy. The following equivalent measurements will...
How to Make Sweet Pickles
Learn how to make sweet pickles the “old-fashioned” way. We guarantee you that making bread and...
How to Make a Beautiful Arch for Climbing Vegetables
Many climbing vegetables need support. See how to make this simple garden arch! It’s a very...
How to Grow Vegetables in Hanging Baskets
Many vegetables are suitable for growing in hanging baskets. Here’s how to plant your own hanging...
Measuring Fruits for Recipes
The following table lists the amounts of fruits in relation to measuring cup equivalencies. Apples...
Food Trends of 2017
At the end of each year or early into the new year, famous chefs, food critics, food writers,...
Lavender Lemon Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Try cooking with herbs! This lavender lemon chocolate chip pancake recipe was a huge hit with my...
The More You Grow, The More You Know
As with life, years of gardening experience yield knowledge—so remember that there’ll be mistakes...
How To Clean, Trim, and Store Asparagus
Need to store your asparagus for a little while? Here are some easy tips for how to clean, trim,...
Top 3 Spices to Fight Colds and Flu
Did you know that three spices in your pantry fight colds or the flu? Yes, add some healing spices...
How to Cook Grains Chart
Here’s how to cook whole grains—common and uncommon! Our handy chart lists grain-to-water ratio for...
How to Make Asparagus Hummus
Though seasonal in spring, you can usually find asparagus year-round. Grab some stalks and make...
Companion Planting for Vegetables
The age-old practice of companion planting is based on the theory that certain plants can either...
Companion Planting Made Easy: See How To Do It
Companion Planting is easy with the new and improved Almanac Garden Planner! See how to select the...
How to Make Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies
These Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies are super delicious morsels and very easy to make! Whip them...
Cooking With Flowers
Cook with edible flowers to add color and a hint of flavor to soups, chicken, and salad dishes. ...
How to Make Florentine Spinach Dip
Our recipe for Florentine Spinach Dip is a crowd-pleaser and very easy to make! Perfect for any...
The Most Nutritious Vegetables You Can Grow
What are the healthiest vegetables to grow? After all, if you’re going to plant vegetables, why not...
Winning Oatmeal Recipes: Chicken, Pancakes, Meatballs
These winning oatmeal recipes come from the Almanac 2005 Reader Recipe Contest. Find oatmeal...
Fruit Kvass With Turmeric: For Your Health!
Ready for a healthy new tradition? Try fruit kvass with turmeric! Just a splash of this fermented...
Thai Chicken With Linguine Recipe
With this Thai Chicken With Linguine recipe from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the dinner “rush hour”...
How to Make Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies
See how to make Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies from the Readers’ Best Recipes...
The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Ever heard the expression, “That’s the way the cookie crumbles?” What does this mean? How does the...
Ten Things Cookie Bakers Really Ought to Know
For better organization and enjoyment (and a delicious product!), follow these 10 tips for cookie...
Easy Sugar Cookie Recipes
These 10 basic sugar cookie recipes offer a delicious treat for any gathering of family or friends—...
Cranberry Cardamom & Citrus Pinwheels
Guess what friends, cookie season is on! Here’s a seasonal take on the pinwheel cookie recipe,...
Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Here are some holiday kitchen cleaning tips because, at this time of year more than any other, the...
10 Best Pie Recipes
This year, we’ve gathered our ten best pie recipes, including apple pie, sweet potato pie, pumpkin...
What is Aquafaba? Aquafabulous!
You know the canned beans liquid that most people just dump down the drain? It turns out that the...
How to Make Warm Brownie Pie
Learn how to make Warm Brownie Pie from the EATS cookbook from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. This...
Easy Punch Recipes and Tips
Enjoy our simple punch recipes and tips, from easy fruit punch for kids’ birthday parties to more...
Christmas Cookie Baking Tips
These cookie baking tips will make your next baking session a cinch—at Christmastime or any time! ...
A Century-Long Passion for Pumpkin Spice
There’s pumpkin-spice everything in stores this time of year. Who invented pumpkin spice? Or, where...
Southern Comfort Caramel Corn Recipe
I love Southern food, and this SoCo caramel corn recipe is no exception. It’s a perfect adult-style...
How to Peel a Chestnut
Here’s how to peel a chestnut—without cutting off your thumb! Chestnuts are harvested in the fall....
Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some...