Food and Recipes

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2022 Honey Recipe Contest Winners

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Every year, the Farmers’ Almanac selects an ingredient and asks readers to submit original recipes for a cash prize cooking contest! In 2022, the theme was honey. (We asked that each recipe included at least 2 tablespoons.) A Sweet Surprise We knew honey was an amazing ingredient for a variety of dishes, but we were

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10 Tips For Grilling Fish

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Ever catch a fish and want to cook it, but you aren’t sure how? Here are 10 tips for grilling fish. Plus, the perfect (spicy) grilled fish recipe. (See below.) Preparing a meal of freshly caught fish over a hot grill provides primal satisfaction. Searing meat over fire is an ancient cooking technique that gives

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Boost Your Immunity with Fermented Garlic Honey

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Garlic honey may not make your mouth water with anticipation, but once you read about its powerful health benefits you may decide it’s worth a taste. Independent of each other, both honey and garlic contain powerful antioxidants that help keep your body’s immune system strong, as well as boost your brain health, protecting it from

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How To Make Broth with Scraps

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Vegetable broth is a comforting as chicken soup on a cold winter day, and making your own from scraps you’ve collected is easy, healthy, cost-effective, and reduces food waste. Here’s how.

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10 Popular Edible Mushrooms (And How To Cook With Them)

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In the fall, as temperatures begin to drop, pumpkins and squash take all the glory, but let’s not forget about edible mushrooms, the ever-versatile bumper crop! While mushrooms can be found year-round, many varieties peak during the fall and winter. And with the average American consuming more than two pounds of edible mushrooms each year,

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Moon Milk Recipes To Help You Relax

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If you’ve heard a lot of chatter about “Moon Milk” lately, you’re not alone. Recipes for this popular warm drink are popping up on TikTok and Instagram, and are designed to help you relax and get rejuvenating sleep, especially during a full Moon when sleep can be disrupted. Moon milk is typically made from a

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