Recycle a clementine crate to make a cute doll bed for your little girl, as seen on "The Martha Stewart Show." This how-to from illustrator Heather Ross is inspired by her children’s book “Crafty Chloe."
Red cabbage contains a soluble pigment molecule, which produces blue and red hues, making it perfect to determine the pH levels of common household items. If you don't have cabbage, use berries or cherries instead. TV crafter Jim "Figgy" Noonan explains how to perform your at-home testing.
At this time of year, pumpkins are ripe for carving, but sugar pumpkins (also known as pie pumpkins) have a sweet, tender flesh that's especially good for cooking. These fall veggies are members of the gourd family; find them at farmers' markets or supermarkets. Choose smooth, deep orange pumpkins that are heavy for their size, without cracks or soft spots. Store in the pantry for up to one month.