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Derecho tree damage

The derecho that surprised Iowa

We are ok! Many of you have asked how we are doing since the storm – called a derecho – hit our area of Iowa last Monday, Aug. 10. We are fine. The inn is standing strong with no damage. We had some tree damage, with a big sycamore limb falling and narrowly missing the …

Cookbook is here!

I am so pleased to announce that my cookbook is here and ready for purchase! During the lock down period for Covid  19 and now during a slower season than usual, I have had time to work on some other projects. I was able to create a cookbook and have it published and now it …
Egg Roll

Recipe

Egg Roll-up – serves 8-10 1/4 C. butter 1/4 C flour 12 eggs 1 C cottage cheese 1/3 C. milk 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 tsp. onion pwd and garlic pwd. In a large glass bowl melt the butter in the microwave. Then whisk together the remaining ingredients. Line a 10″ x 15″ jelly roll pan …

Broom Making in the Amana Colonies

The Amana folks were fairly self-sufficient when they arrived in Iowa in the mid-1800s. They performed all the traditional crafts in each village – Crafts such as wood-working, rug-weaving, quilting, blacksmithing, and tinsmithing, among others. They also made brooms. Today the broom-maker still makes brooms at the Broom and Basket Shop in West Amana. Amana …
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