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There are 18 Cookbook recipes on the blog The Iowa Housewife. (332 on all the blogs)

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Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Baking Cookbook Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Baking Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 12/14/13 10:00 This weeks recipes are from Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Baking 2009. The cover notes that this was previously published as Holiday Baking 2008. I am the one who buys the baking books and magazines, but Sue found several recipes she thought were good...
Cookbooks to own Cookbooks to own By The Iowa Housewife 05/25/13 10:00 Four of the best A young acquaintance of mine recently asked me what I would recommend for a cookbook for a new cook. She wanted to get started on cooking, but thought there are so many cookbooks and food shows and blogs and could not decide what to buy....
Southern Living Christmas Cookbook Southern Living Christmas Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 12/08/12 08:00 Christmas cookbooks and Southern Living seem synonymous. This version, from 2008, is chock full of beautifully photographed recipes. Of course, they describe it as the Ultimate Holiday Entertaining Guide, “Ultimate” being an over-worked word in Southern...
The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 10/13/12 08:00 Southern Living has a tendency to use “ultimate” a lot…describing recipes, cookbooks, etc., but The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook published in 1999 may actually live up to that description. It’s almost 500 pages of great recipes, in 16 chapters, lots...
Better Homes and Gardens Red Plaid cookbook Better Homes and Gardens Red Plaid cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 08/11/12 10:30 I think most of our followers and readers are familiar with the Better Homes and Gardens Red Plaid Cookbooks . Both Sue and I have various editions and we both have the newest published in 2010. Like all of the red plaid cookbooks it is geared to the beginning...
Kerr Kitchen Cookbook Kerr Kitchen Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 07/08/12 08:00 I still use this Kerr Kitchen Cookbook, published in 1990. I think the recipe combinations are more sophisticated than the current Ball books, and they give lots of good recipes using the canned or frozen foods too. It appears to me that cooks in the last...
Gluten Free Cookbook Gluten Free Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 06/23/12 08:00 The cookbook we are going to use this week is one I found in our HyVee store. Gluten Free Made Simple cookbook was with the Gluten Free items and after looking at it, I decided I just had to have it. Now, I have other GF cookbooks, but this is by far the...
Barefoot Contessa Cookbooks Barefoot Contessa Cookbooks By The Iowa Housewife 04/14/12 08:00 These three cookbooks from the Barefoot Contessa are among my favorite cookbooks. As you know if you follow our blog, both of us have a lot of cookbooks. Ina Garten has some of the best of the newer cookbooks out on the market today. I own three of her...
Farm Journal Timesaving Country Cookbook Farm Journal Timesaving Country Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 04/07/12 08:00 I think I have almost all of the early Farm Journal cookbooks. This one, the Farm JournalTimesaving Country Cookbook , says it has 1000 recipes for make-ahead, no-watchand jiffy dishes. I have the paperback “popularedition”, from 1961. You can see it is...
Land o Lakes Heritage Cookbook Land o Lakes Heritage Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 02/04/12 08:00 The Land O Lakes cookbooks are some of the best out there. This one titled Land O Lakes Country Heritage cookbook is one both Sue and I have and use. The recipes are to some extent similar to the recipes we grew up with. There is just enough of a twist...
Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 10/22/11 08:00 My copy minus it's dust cover and well used The cookbook we are going to feature this week is the Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook , published in 1965. I bought my copy the year they came out. Recently I was looking on line at Amazon and the copies...
The Low Cost Cookbook The Low Cost Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 10/16/11 08:00 I recently found a used copy of the Southern Living The Low Cost Cookbook . Published in 1972 by Oxmoor House, it gives recipes for low cost meals, and tips on low cost grocery shopping. Some of the tips are still valid today and some are outdated. I sure...
Good Housekeeping Cookbook Good Housekeeping Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 08/27/11 08:00 The cookbook we are featuring the next two weeks is one I use for the recipes, but also because it is one of those types that every cook should have in her collection. The Good Housekeeping Cookbook published in 1963 not only has recipes but chapters and...
The Casserole Cookbook The Casserole Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 08/20/11 08:00 The Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago (CAI) published pamphlets on cooking in the 40’s and 50's. There were twenty-four books in the 1950's series, released in two sets of twelve books, dating from 1954 to 1956. The first twelve were collected into a binder,...
Farm Journal Country Cookbook Farm Journal Country Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 07/31/11 08:00 When we returned to small town Iowa after spending the first 5 years of our marriage in Germany, I started vegetable gardening, canning, baking even more and cooking more foods available in the Midwest. The perfect cookbooks for my kitchen were being published...
Better Homes and Gardens Home Canning Cookbook 1973 Better Homes and Gardens Home Canning Cookbook 1973 By The Iowa Housewife 07/16/11 10:00 I love the Better Homes and Gardens Home Canning Cook Book , published in 1973. It is one of the first cookbooks I purchased when I started canning on my own after we returned to the Midwest from living in Germany. I also had a Kerr book, purchased that...
The Practical Produce Cookbook The Practical Produce Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 07/09/11 10:00 A newer canning book I found at The Stringtown Grocery, north of Kalona, Iowa, is called The Practical Produce Cookbook…How to Plant, Pick, Prepare and Preserve Produce. Published by Ray and Elsie Hoover and their family from Stratford, Wisconsin, in 1997,...
Land o Lakes 75th Anniversary Cookbook Land o Lakes 75th Anniversary Cookbook By The Iowa Housewife 06/11/11 13:20 The cookbook for the coming week is one I use a lot. I really like the Land O Lakes cookbooks and this one, Land O Lakes 75th Anniversary paperback issue is one that everyone will find something in to fix. Issued in 1996 it updated some of their favorite...

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