Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, America’s best loved annual and oldest continuously published periodical (now in its 223rd year!) promises to be “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” thus once again both fulfilling the mission set forth by its founder Robert B. Thomas and readers’ expectations.
Every dish you love, every recipe you want!
Comfort Food, the newest cookbook from award-winning cookbook author Ken Haedrich and the editors of the Almanac, is a collection of more than 200 recipes that you will love to make, love to serve, and love to keep. Here you’ll find everything from familiar favorites kicked up a notch for today’s tastes to classic dishes that heat up the kitchen, warm the heart, and spark old memories while inspiring new ones, including Chicken Parmesan Potpie, Super-Creamy Mac and Cheese, Best Ever Coconut Cream Pie, and more!
For a taste of home that satisfies the appetite and delights the senses, thumb the pages of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food. Its saucy, cheesy, chewy, gooey, sweet, simple, “lick-the-bowl”-delicious dishes will be treasured by anyone who likes to cook—and everyone who likes to eat.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids features fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment. This brand-new edition in the biannual series includes chapters on . . .
• Astronomy: with Moon tales and trivia; telling time by the stars; a visit to Venus
• Calendar: unusual celebrations for every month (Limerick Day, Happy Cat Month, National Chemistry Week), with related activities to try anytime
• Weather: what happens in a hurricane; a buganado blitz and other weird weather; a chilling peek at the South Pole
• Food: the a-peel (get it?) and quirky uses of bananas (Sri Lankans use the stems to make shoe soles); a twisted history of pretzels
• Nature: the world is alive with swamp creatures, howling wolves, cockroaches, and reindeer—oh, my!
• In the Garden: advice for a fairy-tale garden of cabbages, pumpkins, and beans; a salsa princess; ideas for hosting a garden party
• On the Farm: everything you didn’t know about oats; quacky facts about ducks; Pennsylvania Dutch “sign language”
• Sports: Old Home Day games; kids who joined the circus; how to get the knack of the hacky sack; ways to walk
This is an interesting find:
The Best of ‘The Old Farmer’s Almanac’ by Will Forpe (1977)
Description: 185 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. Subject: Almanacs, American.
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Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, The Old Farmers Almanac is back for 2014 with its signature mix of timeless wisdom and timely predictions. Chock-full of useful information and classic wit, this edition features home hints, garden advice, fascinating facts, tips for outdoors enthusiasts, and recipes, plus its famous 80 percent accurate weather forecasts. (Using a secret formula based on sunspots, weather patterns and meteorology, the almanac points to a milder-than-normal winter in the southwestern half of the country, with a warmer-than-normal summer in most areas, except the heartland and the Southeast.) The Old Farmers Almanac is one of America’s favorite traditions!
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published useful information for people in all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who need weather Forcasts.The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics including gardening, sports, astronomy and farming. The book also features anecdotes and a section that predicts trends in fashion, food, home décor, technology and living for the coming year.Released the second Tuesday in September of the year prior to the year printed on its cover, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published continuously since 1792, making it the oldest continuously published periodical in North America.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2014 Recipe Calendar is America’s best-selling annual publication, with facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.”
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Full-color photos of idyllic scenes capture the beauty and heart of the North American countryside each month. Timeless wisdom, seasonal recipes, fascinating holiday lore, and fun facts, plus best days for fishing, planting, setting eggs, and more capture the spirit and sensibility of rural life.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2014 Country Calendar is America’s best-selling annual publication, with facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.”
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2014 Engagement Calendar
A daily planner full of humor and useful advice, it’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping you organized, with plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes. This handsome, week-at-a-glance desk calendar contains pages to record important occasions, as well as 2015 and 2016 advance planners, weather proverbs, folklore, fun facts, quotes, and more!
What is February missing this year? How is switchel made? Why do we get “goose bumps” when we’re cold? The answers to these and hundreds of other questions are found in this cleverly illustrated box calendar filled with curious facts, folklore, tips, quotes, proverbs, and puzzles. Every page, every day is “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.”