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Cooking & Recipes Articles
Best Thanksgiving Appetizer...
What do you serve before Thanksgiving dinner? Here are some Thanksgiving appetizer recipe ideas—from a cranberry chutney with brie to a spinach artichoke dip.
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Apple Rhubarb Crunch Recipe
This tasty fruit crunch is easy to make and full of delicious flavor! It was a hit in our kitchen!...
The History of Ice Cream
The history of ice cream is a messy one. Many nations claim to have invented it, just as various...
Leek Soup to Help You Lose Weight
Soup can be an excellent food for dieters, as eating a soup course like leek soup before your...
Using Bone Broth in Soups and Stews
Incorporating bones into your cooking improves the flavor of soups and stews while also offering...
Will Sacrifice Fresh Breath for Roasted Garlic Bulbs
The delicious smell of garlic, lightly dappled with olive oil and sprigs of thyme, roasting in the...
Happiness is all in the Soil
“I hate you, weeds!” I yelled, while furiously digging my pick into the ground. I have learned I...
Breakfast and Dinner Crepes!
This simple dish was perfect for a sweet dinner, then breakfast the following morning! I topped my...
Skillet Sea Scallops and Kitchen Habits From My Grandpa
I decided to enjoy my first dish from The Garden-Fresh Cookbook with a close friend. “You buy the...
Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes
One of our favorite comfort foods is meat loaf—and let’s not forget meatballs. Here are some...
Food occupies a unique position in our lives at the confluence of health, comfort, culture, social...
Overnight Cookies—for Real
When I found overnight cookies on Almanac.com, I had to try them. As a full-time working mother, I...
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
The Triple-Play Grilled Cheese Recipe by The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a home run! We’ll show you how...
Fermented Mayonnaise Recipe
Mayonnaise is something that can be made and fermented at home. It’s actually a very good idea to...
Leafy Greens: Health Benefits
Aside from supplying conventional nutrients, all leafy greens (especially the deeply colored ones)...
Raspberries: Health Benefits
Raspberries are a delicious power food prized for the vitamins, fiber, and many health benefits...
Broccoli: Health Benefits
Broccoli has many health benefits that make it really good for you and your family, so even if you...
Vegetables That Grow Well in Shade
Many readers ask how they can grow vegetables and fruit in the shade. A shady spot may not be the...
Dandelion Health Benefits
Gardeners curse the ubiquitous dandelion and its pervasive nature. They pop up everywhere in spring...
Fruit Kvass Recipe: Fermented Drink
See how to make fruit kvass, a fermented drink that’s probiotic-rich, refreshing, and hydrating!...
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through...
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