Recipes

Selected recipes passed down through generations of Americans now available on our web site.

How To Make Snow Ice Cream — A Sweet Celebration!

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Snow ice cream (or snow cream, depending on who you ask) is a special treat that many adults today associate with fond childhood memories. You may be surprised to learn that the origin of this delightful dessert goes back several centuries. Here are some fun facts about its longstanding history as well as a snow

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How To Make Sourdough Starter For Sourdough Bread

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In an age of convenience and pre-packaged foods, there’s something profoundly satisfying about creating a staple as timeless as bread from scratch. Sourdough, with its rustic charm and rich history, beckons to those seeking a connection to their culinary roots. If you’ve never ventured into the world of sourdough bread baking, here are some compelling

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2023 Winning Blueberry Recipes

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Award-Winning Blueberry Recipes Every year we select an ingredient and ask readers and web visitors to submit original recipes that contain that ingredient. The winning recipes get cash prizes and the chance to be published in both the print edition of the Farmers’ Almanac and here online. Blueberries were our ingredient last year and while

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3 Winning Summer Recipes You need To Try!

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If you’re looking for quick, easy, and tasty options to bring to your next summer potluck event, look no further! Whether you want a unique twist on classic chicken salad, a flavorful grape salad side dish, or a delicious chocolate dessert, these recipes are sure to delight your friends and family … and leave them

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New! Dandelion Shortbread Cookie Recipe

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Hey FA Readers! Are you looking for an unusual and delicious treat for Mother’s Day? Make your Mom a batch of dandelion shortbread cookies! We are pleased to bring you this Dandelion Shortbread Cookie Recipe — the latest in a series from our grand-prize-winning baker, Cameron Livesay. Cameron wowed FA judges in a blind taste

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New Twist On Some Old Recipes – Ayurveda Meets Italian Style!

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Do you love decadent Italian meals but wish you didn’t feel sluggish after eating them? Did you know that you can substitute Ayurvedic ingredients to improve your body’s digestion, which leaves you feeling lighter and more energetic? Certified Ayurveda Counselor, Sara Garofalo, explains how! Read on. Here at the Farmers’ Almanac, we love featuring folks

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How To Make A Charcuterie Board Wreath

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Charcuterie boards are always popular at parties—no matter what the occasion. This holiday, get a little more creative and dazzle your guests with a festive charcuterie board wreath! Make a “charcute-wreath!” It may leave you saying “it’s too pretty to eat!” Read on for our easy how-to guide, including a video tutorial for making salami

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Cherry Thumbprint Cookies Recipe — A Great Holiday Gift Idea!

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Have you ever made thumbprint cookies? This recipe will make your knees buckle! It comes from a collection of recipes passed down to our friend Lauren of Must Love Herbs. Lauren is a part of a long line of Appalachian bakers who create stunning treats by weaving together tradition, nature, and art. Her grandmother’s recipe

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Grand Prize Winner Shares New Recipe – Holiday Starbread

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Hey FA Readers! Are you looking for a gift that is unique, affordable, and … delicious? Give the gift of Holiday Starbread! We asked Cameron Livesay, the Grand Prize Winner of our 2022 Honey Recipe Contest, to share a holiday recipe that is special to him and his family. Read his heart-warming article and recipe

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