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Author Birkby, Evelyn.
Title Always put in a recipe and other tips for living from Iowa's best known homemaker [electronic resource] / by Evelyn Birkby.
Publication Info. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Bur oak book.
Note Description based on print version record.
Selections from the author's newspaper column Up a country lane.
Contents Times have changed -- My first column, November 24, 1949 -- A tune from a music box -- Grandma Dragoo's attic -- Aunt Lena and Uncle Lute -- The old buffet -- My father's background -- How it began -- Potlucks -- Mother couldn't teach me to cook -- Aprons -- Recipe goofs -- Judging at the Iowa State Fair -- My signature recipe -- The good old days -- Porches -- Back doors -- Cottonwood Farm's Ghost -- Canning -- Moving day -- Dulcie Jean's kindergarten -- Children in church -- Craig's first smile -- Supper talk -- Jeff runs away from home -- A houseful of men -- Clean socks at summer camp -- Winters past -- Cub scouts catastrophes -- Cub scout den mother -- Bob becomes a scout -- Freeze outs -- Visiting scouts -- Spiders, skunks and salamanders -- A company keeper called Silver -- The snake trap -- Sammy the salamander -- Friends in our yard -- The world of ants -- Our own husky -- The bees of Honey Hill -- The house care -- Westward ho -- Yellowstone bears -- The turtle -- Gooseberry Falls State Park -- Presque Isle, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park -- The black inner tube -- The Loess Hills beckoned -- The Easter egg tree -- Craig's Halloween -- Thanksgiving -- Shopping on the day before Christmas -- The sugar cube house -- Dulci Jean's four pennies -- Robert's four-year-old class -- The family at Christmastime, 1969 -- New Years, 2000 -- Dulcie Jean's death -- Dulcie Jean's final column -- The story of two mothers -- The return to Farragut of one of its boys -- Grandma Mae Corrie --Grandpa "Shorty" Birkby -- Grandma Lucretia "Dulcey" Birkby -- My sister Ruth -- A country church in winter -- The weeding of Robert and Evelyn -- The night the bed fell on our honeymoon -- Marriage: the first ten years -- Thirty-five years remembered -- Sixty-four years and counting -- Leanna and me -- Michael and Jane Stern -- My friendship with Fannie Flagg -- Iowa Public Television comes calling -- Shenandoah's walk of fame -- A gaggle of radio homemakers -- Simpson College, my alma mater -- It is what it is -- Too old to be elderly -- Facebook : the modern hollow tree -- My ninth decade.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Iowa -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.
Farm life -- Iowa -- Anecdotes.
Birkby, Evelyn -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781609381158 1609381157 1609381327 (DLC) 2012004054
ISBN 1609381327 (electronic bk.)
9781609381325 (electronic bk.)
9781609381158 (pbk : alk. paper)
1609381157 (pbk : alk. paper)
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