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TAG : Fall 2019

Waldorf Salad Recipe

Photo by Getty Images/bhofack2 For more delicious apple recipes, see Apple Recipes From the Autumn Harvest.Traci Smith is a Capper’s Farmer editor. She enjoys doing crafts and DIY projects, hanging out with her Labrador retrievers, and trying new recipes.The Apple Cookbook: 125 Fresh ...

Three Knotty Plant Hangers

These projects use a variety of knots you may already know. If not, however, diagrams are provided. A “sennit” is a row of the same type of knot.Candy Cane Plant HangerDip dyeing plant hangers is easy and looks great. This 43-1/2-inch-long plant hanger has a loop at the top made out of ...

The Art of Gourds

Gourds come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and are perfect for creating decorative projects, such as birdhouses, bowls, flowerpots, and more. These fruits are first classified by the name of their general shape, such as kettle, canteen, gooseneck, and egg, and then by their size. A note may ...

Sew a Weighted Activity Blanket

A weighted blanket is exactly what it sounds like: a blanket made heavy by the addition of polypropylene pellets sewn into the blanket itself. More and more, weighted blankets are being used as an effective treatment strategy for children showing the symptoms of sensory processing challenges, ...

Recipe-Ready Refrigerator Staples

Photo by Getty Images/bhofack2Having a dish in mind before you’re ready to cook a meal provides direction, guidance, assurance, and a place to start. However, recipes don’t always take into account the food we have on hand, our appetite, our available time, or our mood.Meal planning often ...

Seared Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Photo by Getty Images/LauriPattersonBrussels sprouts absorb a great deal of oil as they cook; the generous amount called for here ensures they’ll brown evenly, without drying out and burning. You’ll need to sear them in batches. If possible, choose smaller Brussels sprouts, which are easy ...

Overnight Apple Pie Oatmeal Recipe

For more delicious apple recipes, see Apple Recipes From the Autumn Harvest. Traci Smith is a Capper’s Farmer editor. She enjoys doing crafts and DIY projects, hanging out with her Labrador retrievers, and trying new recipes. The Apple Cookbook, 3rd Edition: 125 Freshly Picked RecipesFrom ...

Raw Edge Concrete Plant Stand

Plants make any home feel effortlessly natural, calming, and comfortable. Plus, I like how they fit perfectly with the mid-century modern designs of my home.I looked everywhere for a cute plant stand before deciding to make my own. I wanted to challenge myself and create some industrial decor. ...

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions Recipe

Photo by Getty Images/ALLEKO For more delicious apple recipes, see Apple Recipes From the Autumn Harvest.Traci Smith is a Capper’s Farmer editor. She enjoys doing crafts and DIY projects, hanging out with her Labrador retrievers, and trying new recipes.The Apple Cookbook: 125 Fresh Picked ...

Pork Loin with Fennel and Thyme Recipe

Photo by Getty Images/bhofack2Don’t overcook this cut. Use carefully sourced meat and an instant-read thermometer for best results. Especially with the loin, great flavor and texture depend on perfectly cooked meat. The fennel-thyme salt is great for leg of lamb, too. Yields 4 ...

How to Make Beaded Blossoms

Some years ago, while walking through a quaint and arty area in Montreal, I spotted a painting of an owl in the window of an art gallery. It was largely made up of metal parts, but what really stopped me in my tracks was the clock face that was its pot belly.That owl inspired me. For hours I ...

Letters to the Editor from the Capper’s Farmer Fall 2019 Issue

Photo by Pamela StokesFrom 2007 to 2014, my family owned a quilt shop in Cadillac, Michigan. Myself, my husband, Rick, and our children, Rachael and Clay, operated the place, selling quilting cottons, sewing machines, and notions, and providing machine service.We were always excited to get new ...

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