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Good Friday Sweet Buns
Hot Cross Buns With Icing
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More Good Reasons to Eat Your Vegetables
Think about plants. We can learn from the way they keep themselves healthy, and there are many ways...
Kale: Can’t get into it? Try a massage
I knew I hadn’t failed childrearing entirely the night my young daughter walked into the kitchen...
Pulses Recipes: Cooking With Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas
Here are 12 delicious recipes using pulses—lentils, peas, beans, and other dried legumes. What are ...
Five Best Pressure Cooker Recipes
Here are our five best pressure cooker recipes. Now you’re ready to cook delicious food, fast! No ...
How to Make Flatbread Recipes
Flat out of cheap, fast, and healthy menu ideas? I’ll tell you how to make flatbread recipes. They...
10 Quick and Easy Casserole Recipes
Looking for casserole recipes? When it comes to comfort food, it’s hard to beat the satisfying...
Carrots: Health Benefits
Carrots offer even more health benefits than the Vitamin A you might know about. Plus they’re...
Add a healthy option to your dip tray with this delicious recipe for Hummus! See printable hummus...
Eggplant Dip Recipe
How do you make eggplant dip? We’ll show you. Made with eggplant, yogurt, olives, and feta cheese...
Hot Buffalo Chicken & Cheese Dip Recipe
Our Hot Buffalo Chicken & Cheese Dip recipe is spicy, chunky, and oh, so cheesy! Perfect for...
Best Dip Recipes
Here are over 10 of our best dip recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac recipe archives—including...
Italian Vegetable Soup Recipe
It’s the perfect time to whip up a nice, big, hot pot of nutritious soup! To make this recipe even...
Bulgur with Butternut Squash and Chard Recipe
If you’ve never tried bulgur, we guarantee you that the following Bulgur With Butternut Squash and...
Cheese Please! Our Best Cheese Recipes
We love cooking with cheese! Let us count the ways … and share some of our best cheese-y recipes....
Low-Fat Recipes: Healthy Dinners and Desserts
Looking for delicious, low-fat recipes? Browse ten of our best low-fat recipes—and some delicious,...
Lean and Easy: Chicken Chasseur
This Chicken Chasseur recipe is simple-to-make. I used chicken strips, as they are very lean and...
How to Preserve Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit in Vinegars
Preserving crops in vinegars is a great way to capture the aromas of herbs and other home-grown...
Blog: The Almanac Christmas Party
Every December, we cook up a storm for the annual Almanac Christmas party. Here are photos of the...
Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies
These cookies are super easy to make and extremely delicious. They are great with semi-sweet...
Parsley: Don’t Leave It on Your Plate
Ah, parsley. Its lovely green leaves dress up a plate but often return to the kitchen sink soggy....
Cubana Pie: a savory, spicy dinner treat!
Try this Cubana Pie recipe for something delicous and different! It's basically a slightly spicy,...
Strawberry Cream Pie
Strawberry Cream Pie
Bobotie Recipe: An easy and tasty ethnic dish
Bobotie is a South African dish of which there are many variations. This one has a mildly spicy...
A Dinner Party Filled With Straw Hats and Strawberries
The idea was simple: Bring friends and family together for a delicous meal. I wanted to start with...
Summer Corn Chowder
I love a lot of things about summer, but one in particular is the sweet crunch of fresh corn on the...
Cooking Fresh: Summer Squash Bake
Garrison Keillor once said that July is the only time of year when country people lock their cars...
More Veggies on the Menu? Yes!
A few years back, my adult daughter moved to a toney Virginia suburb, where she found it...
Making Whey and Recipes with Whey
I love homemade whey, that cloudy liquid that remains after milk has been curdled or strained, and...
How to Make Creme Fraiche and Recipes
It’s incredibly easy to make crème fraiche, a cultured or fermented milk product that tastes a bit...
Kale Salad Recipe From The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide
Today, we are making a fantastic kale salad recipe from the new 2015 edition of The Old Farmer's...
Comfort Food: Sweet Potato Oven Fries With Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
I am a huge fan of sweet potatoes, especially sweet potato fries. However, I don’t always want to...
Pumpkin Burger Recipe From the Comfort Food Cookbook
Here's a meatless burger that even meat eaters will love! After you watch our cooking video, find...
Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Everywhere: Pumpkin Biscuits
It’s the happiest time of the year—pumpkin time! Time to try this new Pumpkin Biscuit recipe! This...
How to Freeze Spinach and Other Greens
Here are tips on how to freeze spinach, swiss chard, and beet greens so that you can enjoy them at...
Mac and Cheese Recipe From the Almanac Comfort Food Cookbook
Oh my! This Super-Creamy Mac and Cheese recipe is so-o-o-o much better than boxed. This video shows...
If, like me, you grow or receive more zucchini in August than you know what to do with, this post...
Looking for a light summertime dessert? Try this Strawberry Mousse!
On a cool spring day, I made this Strawberry Mousse recipe from the Garden Fresh Cookbook. Cooking...
Dutch Oven Cooking
Dutch Ovens are increasingly popular for cooking outdoors—hotter than Five-Alarm Chili! Whether...
Luck of the Irish Peppermint Brownies
Here’s a fun, simple way to add a little green to a St. Patrick’s Day dessert. Whether you need a...
Black beans in brownies? So simple, but so delicious!
Black beans? In brownies? You’ve got to be kidding. Our editor told us about a friend who claimed...
Spice it up With Mexican Hot-Pepper Bread Recipe—Olé!
I enjoy baking with yeast, and this Mexican Hot-Pepper Bread recipe was so easy. With the 2...
Why I Love Cast Iron for Cooking
I have five pieces of cast-iron cookware: two frying pans, a flat skillet, a biscuit pan, and a...
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