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Mocha Cinnamon Fingers Mocha Cinnamon Fingers By The Iowa Housewife 11/27/13 10:00 I like bar cookies – they make a lot of cookies in a hurry. This is a real quickie – your frosting is simply melted chocolate chips. We liked the coffee-cinnamon chocolate combination too. I use a cheap paper plate to measure out dry ingredients, like the...
Scandinavian Almond Bars Scandinavian Almond Bars By The Iowa Housewife 11/26/13 10:00 Made cookies today. We are going to have to go on a diet of no cookies for a while. These Scandinavian Almond Bars from the Better Homes and Garden Cookies for Christmas were not hard to make, but I did have to chill the dough before rolling into a log...
Chocolate Mint Creams Chocolate Mint Creams By The Iowa Housewife 11/25/13 10:00 At first, I had a little trouble finding the pastel mint kisses for these cookies from "BH & G Cookies for Christmas" – but then I found them at Wal mart and at both of the Amish groceries we frequent! I remembered them from years ago, and hadn't even looked...
Sunday in Iowa Sunday in Iowa By The Iowa Housewife 11/24/13 10:00 In historic Stone City, Iowa built of locally quarried limestone Shared by Sue Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook No comments: Post a Comment Hi...we'd love to hear from you. Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Recipes...
Cookies For Christmas Cookies For Christmas By The Iowa Housewife 11/23/13 10:00 Who can’t get excited about another Christmas cookie book? Not us – we love ‘em. This book from Better Homes and Gardens , Cookies for Christmas , published in 1985, has a lot of old favorites, and some recipes with a new twist. The recipes are excellent,...
Family Favorites - Oatmeal Carmelitas Family Favorites - Oatmeal Carmelitas By The Iowa Housewife 11/22/13 10:00 The Holidays are the time for Cookies. Rolled, drop, molded or bar. Any type of cookies is usually welcomed and most cookies will freeze well. Getting together with friends for a cookie exchange is always fun also. Try these bar cookies the next time you...
Mini Amaretto Cakes Mini Amaretto Cakes By The Iowa Housewife 11/21/13 10:00 Notice the missing cake, She said it was good I do not think you can go too far wrong with a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens . I have been using their cookbooks and special issues for many years. This recipe is for Mini Amaretto Cakes from their 2006...
Buttery Herb Crackers Buttery Herb Crackers By The Iowa Housewife 11/20/13 10:00 Crackers are one of the make-it-yourself things I haven’t mastered. No recipes I've tried are as good as what I can purchase. So, when I saw this recipe and knew I had the fresh herbs potted up, I had to try them. The recipe is certainly easy, with no cutting...
Maple Hazelnut Bars Maple Hazelnut Bars By The Iowa Housewife 11/19/13 10:00 I really need to get over the baking trend at our house. However, I could not resist these Maple Hazelnut Bars from Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Baking 2006 . Hazelnuts are my favorite of the nuts and I measured out what I needed and saved the rest...
Chocolate Peanut Brownies Chocolate Peanut Brownies By The Iowa Housewife 11/18/13 10:00 This is a triple-peanutty triple-layer brownie from “Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Baking 2006", with peanuts, peanut butter chips and peanut butter in the frosting! It seems a little fussy, but it went together easily. I have to admit I buy graham cracker...
Sunday in Iowa Sunday in Iowa By The Iowa Housewife 11/17/13 10:00 Chainsaw carving art... a morel mushroom from a dead tree trunk In Mitchell Park, Polk County, Iowa Folks in Iowa love Morels...mushroom hunting is a real Spring rite of passage here - everyone has their "secret" spot to find them.
Holiday Baking Holiday Baking By The Iowa Housewife 11/16/13 10:00 This weeks cookbook is from Better Homes and Gardens. Holiday Baking from 2006. Here is a mixture of baking recipes. Everything from cakes, breakfast specials, crackers, pies and of course cookies. There is a simple gingerbread house to make and directions...
Family Favorites...Anna’s Orange Marmalade Family Favorites...Anna’s Orange Marmalade By The Iowa Housewife 11/15/13 10:00 Here's a great gift for your child’s favorite teacher or the mail man or any other small gift you need. Once again, another winner from The Barefoot Contessa . I made this simple recipe just as written and wouldn’t change a thing. It took a little time,...
Chocolate Meringue Cookies Chocolate Meringue Cookies By The Iowa Housewife 11/14/13 10:00 Taste of Home’s Holiday Recipe Card Collection 2003 gave me the recipe for Chocolate Meringue cookies. They are a nice crisp cookie and easy to make. Without flour in the recipe, Celiac and Gluten Free eaters can have some. Not a lot of carbs so Bettie...
Holiday Braid Holiday Braid By The Iowa Housewife 11/13/13 10:00 When I saw this recipe I had to try it – just to try my hand at 6 strand braiding with something tasty. This festive loaf came out really well – although I still have more “want-to” than “can-do” when it comes to braiding! Doesn’t keep me from trying though....
No Knead Knot Rolls No Knead Knot Rolls By The Iowa Housewife 11/12/13 10:00 These are golden, slightly sweet dinner rolls that are a natural for making ahead. The dough only needs mixing, not kneading, and can be refrigerated for a day or two until you are ready to shape them into rolls. The cold dough is very easy to roll out...
Baked Cod Baked Cod By The Iowa Housewife 11/11/13 10:00 We like cod…even though it is fairly expensive; we keep some on hand in the freezer all the time. When I saw this little different baked cod recipe it was a no-brainer to try it. And we weren't sorry – we liked the seasoning and green onions. Baked fish...
Sunday in Iowa Sunday in Iowa By The Iowa Housewife 11/10/13 10:00 Any of these scheduled for holiday dinners? Near Pella, Iowa Shared by Sue Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook No comments: Post a Comment Hi...we'd love to hear from you. Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Our Food Philosophy...
Baking Pan Substitutions Baking Pan Substitutions By The Iowa Housewife 11/09/13 10:00 When you want to substitute one baking pan for another or reduce a recipe and bake it in a smaller pan, you can measure the volume in cups, but the best pan to substitute is one that keeps the mixture at the same depth as the original, or a pan that is...
Family Favorites - Creamy Porcupine Meatballs Family Favorites - Creamy Porcupine Meatballs By The Iowa Housewife 11/08/13 10:00 Porcupine meatballs were popular in the 50’s. I remember it being served for company at the home of school friends, and really liked it. A lot of recipes call for a pressure cooker, which I usually use, but many of you may not have one. There are many recipes...

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