• CAPPER'S FARMER GUIDE TO SLOW COOKING

    There is no better time of year to start using your slow cooker or pressure cooker than fall and winter! Having your home fill with the aroma of soups, stews, roasts, or vegetables that have been cooking slowly for hours is a thing of comfort, especially when the weather outside is not so warm and comforting. Cappers’ Farmer put together a special guide dedicated to cooking with your slow cooker or pressure cooker. There are 79 delicious recipes to try in this 100-page guide, plus you can learn more about your pressure cooker, read how to try new and exciting recipes, and much more.

    Learn how to save money on meat while still providing great meals for your family. Discover three super-easy slow cooker soup recipes so dinner awaits you when you walk in the door. Read how to make jams, preserves, and butters in your slow cooker. Cookbook author Sarah Olson provides a few dos and don’ts when it comes to utilizing your slow cooker. Understand how solar cookers offer slow cooker convenience and an alternative to preparing food with fossil fuels.

    More articles include:

    • A Taste of Comfort – Cook up these three hearty soups and stews for winter warmth. Vegetarian and gluten-free, these flavorful soups suit nearly any diet.
    • How to Use a Pressure Cooker – The appliance may seem intimidating, but in fact, by reducing the cooking times for whole foods, the slow cooker can be almost as convenient for a busy lifestyle as a microwave oven.
    • Savory Dinners Simple to Make – Use your slow cooker to create delicious meals easily, with the nifty bonus of tasty leftovers.
    • Slow Cooker, Great Sweets – Add desserts to the long list of recipes that utilize your slow cooker.
    • Adapting Gluten-Free Favorites to the Slow Cooker – An entry into the gluten-free cookbook world by Kimberly Mayone and Kitty Broihier includes tips to convert and modify recipes for the slow cooker.

    Item: 8033

    Author: Capper's Farmer

    Format: Paperback

  • FARM COLLECTOR FIELD GUIDE MYSTERY FARM TOOLS I & II PACKAGE

    We’ve all seen at least one in our lifetime. That rusty, worn-looking antique tool that we can’t quite figure out: What does it do? Why was it made? What is it even called? When Farm Collector put together a special edition dedicated solely to these mystery farm tools, readers snatched it up, making it a best-seller. Now, Farm Collector proudly introduces both books in a set; Field Guide to Mystery Farm Tools I and Field Guide to Mystery Farm Tools II . This set has 200 pages of tools that have been identified and includes a small paragraph explaining what the tool was used for! You’ll read how to identify tools yourself using patents, online collector resources, and books and publications for collectors.

    All of the tools come from the pages of Farm Collector, a magazine for collectors of vintage farm equipment. In the monthly What Is It? feature, readers contribute photos of objects and others pitch in to identify the items (often sharing memories of personal experience with long-forgotten tools). The popular articles have been running for several years, and this collection draws from that rich archive to present some of the most inventive of inventions and most curious of curiosities.

    Item: 8955

    Format: Paperback

  • FARM COLLECTOR FIELD GUIDE TO MYSTERY FARM TOOLS, VOL. 2

    We’ve all seen at least one in our lifetime. That rusty, worn-looking antique tool that we can’t quite figure out: What does it do? Why was it made? What is it even called? When Farm Collector put together a special edition dedicated solely to these mystery farm tools, readers snatched it up, making it a best-seller. Now, Farm Collector proudly introduces the second volume of the Field Guide to Mystery Farm Tools. This new edition includes more than 160 tools that have been identified and includes a small paragraph explaining what the tool was used for! You’ll read how to identify tools yourself using patents, online collector resources, and books and publications for collectors.

    The guide is separated into six categories: field/crop, farmhouse, livestock, barn/shop, specialty tools and odd lots. Packed with super photos, patent drawings and collector resources, this is a great resource for antique farm equipment collectors.

    Plus, there are 24 tools we couldn’t identify. Can you?

    Item: 7399

    Format: Paperback

  • GAS ENGINE RESTORATION & MORE GAS ENGINE RESTORATION PACKAGE

    Dig into Gas Engine Restoration, the detailed, step-by-step guide to stationary gas engine restoration and get working on your antiques today! From start to finish, veteran vintage engine restorer Peter Rooke's easy-to-follow narrative will impress and educate both new and experienced hobbyists with exhaustive coverage of the process.

    In 112 pages, Gas Engine Restoration meticulously leads you from stripping an engine through rebuilding each component — from bearings to cylinder head to ignition. Tips along the way cover everything from repairing damaged threads to removing rust and zinc plating.

    AND – get the second book, More Gas Engine Restoration, for when you’ve torn through the first! A follow-up to his highly regarded first book, this guide shares the tips and techniques Rooke has acquired over the years to aid engine restorers in almost every facet of the restoration process. More Gas Engine Restoration features chapters dedicated to restoring common Webster and Wico magnetos to help you ensure your engine runs at its best, while chapters on making mufflers, repairing cast iron, and learning how to paint and pinstripe show you how to get your engine looking its best.

    Item: 8714

    Format: Paperback

  • THE BEST OF JOHN DEERE

    This one-of-a-kind guide describes the history of John Deere. When the founder and blacksmith John Deere hammered out his first plow from a broken sawmill blade in 1837, he was responding to a need, and in the process creating enormous opportunity not just for himself, but for every farmer working the soil in those early days of settling America.

    In the 179 years since that first moldboard, Deere & Co. has grown into a global corporation, with annual revenues approaching $40 billion. As the company looked to make more and better products to aid farmers and increase productivity, it took more than a few twists and turns, pursuing avenues we don’t often think of as Green – as in John Deere Green.

    Inside you’ll find articles on the first John Deere tractors (Froelich and Dain), the Velie influence, Model E farm engines, and so much more.

    Articles include:

    • From Plowshares to Stock Shares – John Deere company namesake set the course for farm equipment giant.
    • Joining Forces – How Syracuse Chilled Plow Co. came to be part of Deere & Co.
    • The Once Mighty – Early industrialist with Deere family ties built cars, trucks, and tractors.
    • Breaking the Mold: Model ‘E’ Engines – These engines delivered dependable, maintenance-free operation.
    • Green & Clean – John Deere Type EP was the company’s attempt at combating dusty field conditions in the American South.
    • Big Stuff – John Deere Wagners delivered four-wheel drive to the farm.
    Item: 8029

    Format: Paperback

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