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Everlasting Rolls Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:The Goodness of Homemade BreadsEverlasting Rolls3 cups lukewarm water, divided1 package yeast1 cup lukewarm mashed potatoes1 cup melted shortening1 cup sugar1 tablespoon salt1 teaspoon baking powder6-8 cups flour, dividedButterCombine 1 cup lukewarm water with yeast. Combine ...

Banana Bread Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:The Goodness of Homemade BreadsBanana Bread2/3 cup sugar1/3 cup shortening2 large eggs, beaten1 cup mashed bananas4 tablespoons sour cream2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon saltWalnuts, optionalCream sugar and shortening together; add eggs. ...

The Goodness of Homemade Breads

Autumn is here, and with the cooler weather, what could be perfect than baking homemade bread? Not only does it make the house smell delicious, it also gives the house a cozy feeling of warmth. Whether you want a breakfast food, a snack, or a dinner roll, we’ve got you covered. Recipes:Banana ...

More Unusual Holidays

Quiet Christmas Spent Remembering Real Reason for CelebrationThe turkey was stuffed and in the refrigerator, the salads were mixed, the vegetables were prepared for the relish tray, and the table was set. Everything was ready for tomorrow’s gathering of the family for a traditional Christmas ...

Unusual Holidays

Snow Storm Almost Ruined Christmas CelebrationOne year, several months before Christmas, my husband and I made plans with some friends to have Christmas dinner at a wonderful restaurant famous for its delicious food and enjoyable Christmas music. We made the reservations in advance, and we were ...

Open Session: March/April 2010

Curious ReaderAs a boy growing up on a farm in Minnesota in the 1930s, we got the magazine Capper’s Farmer regularly. There was also a roadside sign that advertised Farmer’s Insurance. Is there any connection between CAPPER'S of today and the Capper’s Farmer magazine of long ago?Harold ...

Why I Love My Church

In the July/August issue, we printed an article, "Praise for Country Churches," by Don Dilmore, in which he shared his opinion about why he likes country churches better than big-city churches. Then we asked readers, "What do you love about your place of worship?" Here are a couple of the ...

Open Session: November/December 2009

Birthday WishesCAPPER'S has been a part of my life since I was born, and I can recall many changes over the years. I look forward to each and every issue, and although I will miss getting a magazine each month, I’m sure it will be worth the wait.This is a copy of the letter – in Mr. ...

Open Session: September/October 2009

Depression Day MemoriesMy father passed away when I was 4 years old, and my mother worked night and day to support my siblings and me. She baked and decorated cakes for special occasions, sewed, raised a garden, and sold chicken fryers and eggs.Back during the Great Depression, my mother was ...

Reunion Recollections

For the Heart of the Home section for the July/August issue, we asked readers to share their memories of favorite, unique or unforgettable family reunions.Cookbooks and Cemetery TourMy paternal grandparents had 13 children. Many years ago, their eldest son suggested that the 46 grandchildren ...