Very Good Recipes of Summer from The Iowa Housewife

There are 8 Summer recipes on the blog The Iowa Housewife. (806 on all the blogs)

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Summer Cucumbers and Sweet Peppers Summer Cucumbers and Sweet Peppers By The Iowa Housewife 07/27/13 10:00 Don and Bonnie let us pick cucumbers from their great garden; I had Redskin red peppers from my patio pots - I had to make cucumber salad. It’s great with almost anything from the grill or to complement a main dish or sandwich. It keeps several days in...
Summer Header Peach Recipes Summer Header Peach Recipes By The Iowa Housewife 06/26/13 03:15 From Myrna... This recipe from my Better Homes and Gardens 1962 cookbook uses canned Peaches. I used it for years as we lived out in the country on Lake Superior when I was a young house wife. No fresh peaches to be had, anywhere. The nearest town was nine...
Fresh Summer Desserts Fresh Summer Desserts By The Iowa Housewife 07/28/12 08:00 Fresh Summer Desserts published in 2002 is a booklet I use quite often year round. The dessert recipes are easy-to-fix, includes drinks, ice creams fresh fruits, cakes and pies. Some of the recipes calling for fresh fruit can be made with frozen fruit and...
Taste of Summer Taste of Summer By The Iowa Housewife 06/16/12 08:00 You've already guessed I’m a fan of Summer cook books – when you have plenty of garden and farmer’s market choices, you’re always looking for good ideas to use it up. Myrna is not such a fan of salads, etc., so I chose all the recipes for next week from...
Summer's Best Recipes Summer's Best Recipes By The Iowa Housewife 06/09/12 08:00 The Taste of Home recipe card collection “Summer’s Best Recipes” was a magazine issued in August 2007. It had 164 recipes full of summer goodness. I had saved it because I am always looking for ways to use garden and farmer’s market bounty. Myrna and I...
Summer Fruit Crostata Summer Fruit Crostata By The Iowa Housewife 04/20/12 13:10 This is an excellent variation of a summer fruit pie. Instead of using a pie crust the pastry is formed free style on a baking sheet. I have made it with various fruits. We like Peaches and plums the best. I rarely put the blueberries in. I will warn you...
Iowa Summer Iowa Summer By The Iowa Housewife 08/07/11 08:00 This is Iowa in the summer...the intense heat of July and August shimmering over fields of corn and beans... - the unique double washing machine planted full of red geraniums in a farm yard near Pella, Iowa... - Myrna's neighbor's exotic chickens free-ranging...
Summer Sundays on the Porch Summer Sundays on the Porch By The Iowa Housewife 06/12/11 08:00 Our grandparents home with it's large screened front porchDo you reme mber? Summer Sundays on Grandmother's porch. What a great memory. Our Grandmother had a large screened in front porch. In the summer, Sunday afternoon late lunch or early supper was most...

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