A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
"The Old Farmer's Almanac" preserves its record as the oldest continuously published periodical in North America. For 2001, the Almanac presents a special, expanded issue with fun and a few surprises for the new century. Consumer trends, garden truths and myths, predictions for the 21st century, and many other subjects fill the issue.
Offers a compilation of facts and folklore on a range of topics, including weather, astronomy, gardening, animals, history, sports, and health.
A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information.
America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac contains “everything under the Sun, including the Moon”—facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.” The 2013 edition, which marks the publication’s 221st anniversary, will feature • weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus hints of how a low sunspot cycle could influence conditions in the coming years • the most accurate astronomical data in the solar system, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • safe and easy home remedies for each season’s most common—and uncomfortable—aches and ailments • fail-safe gardening tips to ensure a hefty harvest, ideas for using vegetable plants as ornamentals, plus gardening by the Moon • delicious recipes for homebaked cakes, cookies, and pies; plus readers’ best bacon dishes • amusing and enlightening articles on raising children, kisses, and why pets bite (and how to stop them) and much, much more! Added value this year: • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts
For years, readers of The Old Farmer’s Almanac have indicated that their favorite recipes are those of family and friends. Now, in appreciation and for its 225th anniversary in 2017, the Almanac has gathered 196 recipes of its fans and friends in its newest cookbook—The Old Farmer’s Almanac Readers’ Best Recipes and the Stories Behind Them. These are home cooks’ best-loved, most-requested recipes—the dishes they serve at family gatherings and potlucks, the ones that have been passed down for generations, or the ones that must be made for special occasions—with often heartwarming, occasionally amusing, and always personal tales and anecdotes of the recipes’ origin. Classic Almanac time- and money-saving tips make this a collection that cooks and readers will treasure.
Fairs that celebrate local harvests, agricultural traditions, and coastal fish and seafood industries have long been famous for delicious food. For many people, the highlight of these events is the cooking competition, featuring baked goods, jam, pickles and more. Here, the editors of The Old Farmers Almanac have gathered championship recipes, as well as the comments, hard-won secrets, and tips of award-winning cooks. With ideas for everything from appetizers to desserts, youre sure to find a dish for every appetite and occasion.
Presents over two hundred recipes for such comfort foods as onion and bacon tarts, potato and artichoke au gratin, sausage meat loaf, super-creamy mac and cheese, and chicken parmesan potpie.
As surely as the Sun rises in the east and maple leaves turn color in autumn, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is back—and it’s better than ever! Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, America’s best-loved annual and oldest continuously published periodical (now in its 224th year!) promises to be “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” once again fulfilling both the mission set forth by its founder, Robert B. Thomas, and readers’ expectations. This edition is packed with wit, wisdom, tips, advice, facts, fun, and recipes, including: • traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather forecasts • how to make sausages at home • “creatures from hell” • grow your own beer (ingredients) • time- and money-saving tips • unmasked mysteries of plant seed dispersal • bale, key, and concrete block gardens • quirky origins of American horse breeds • history, lore, and more about birthstones Plus, Moon phases and other celestial sightings, tides, gardening tables, best days to do things, and more. Added value this year: • 96 full-color pages • full-color winter and summer weather maps • updated Reference section Often imitated, but never equaled. Accept no substitutes!
Presents a compilation of practical advice and folklore, featuring weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles and other entertaining and useful information, all in an attractive layout with dozens of full-color pages.
What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? The Old Farmer's Almanac! America's oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," celebrates its unique history with a special edition and more readers than ever before! As the nation's iconic calendar, the 2017 edition will predict and mark notable events; glance back and look forward, with historic perspectives on food, people, and businesses; salute legendary customs and folklore; hail celestial events; explore, forage, and cultivate the natural world; forecast traditionally 80 percent-accurate weather; inspire giggles and perhaps romance; and more--too much more to mention--all in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.
Nestled deep in the Connecticut River Valley are Amherst and Hadley, two New England towns responsible for the inspiration of many classic poets, writers, and thinkers of America. In Amherst and Hadley: Through the Seasons, the landscape changes continuously throughout the seasons. Each season brings its own natural beauty and dangers, from the scorching summers to the bitter winters. This photographic history offers a rare glimpse of Robert Frost's world of fire and ice. Visit a place where Ralph Waldo Emerson ate dinners with Emily Dickinson's family and see the site on which Noah Webster founded Amherst College. Look through a visual record of small towns, where the seasonal changes of the hills, fields, and woods inspired local writer Ray Stannard Baker and area photographer Clifton Johnson. Meander through a place that left fond memories in the hearts and minds of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone and writer Sylvia Plath.
It's another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer's Almanac, America's oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life. As the nation's iconic calendar, the 2019 edition will forecast cultural, culinary, and other life-changing trends; preview notable astronomical events; provide time- and money-saving tips for gardeners of all varieties; set the hook for best fishing days; forecast traditionally 80 percent-accurate weather; and cover a range of related topics, including anniversaries, folklore, husbandry, home remedies, recipes, amusement, contests, and more--too much more to mention--all in the inimitable way it has done since 1792. The soft cover Trade Edition is a step up from the classic Old Farmer's Almanac. It features 32 extra reference pages, better paper, and a more durable book-like cover. Be advised, there is no hole drilled into the Bookstore Edition. Some say it is too thick to drill. Others claim the hole is unnecessary, because this heftier Almanac would just bend any nail used to hang it. The real reason is--it's just perfect as is. Printed in the USA.