Journal Issue:
The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 41, Issue 4

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More Faculty Faces
( 2017-08-28) McKennan, Mary ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

This month we announce five more of the new home economics faculty members. These women represent the diversity of educational and professional backgrounds found among members of the staff.

Uniquely Yours
( 2017-08-28) Wheeler, Jan ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Did you ever have that feeling that the Christmas cards you sent all had the wrong addresses on them and were being returned - and actually, it was just that your friends had chosen the same box of greetings as you had - and you were receiving the same type that you had mailed?

Stereotype Has Changed- Is It Accurate?
( 2017-08-28) Muckenhirn, Mary ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Did you know you were featured in the September issue of Mademoiselle? Perhaps in the confusion of cramming into your car the necessities of life for fall quarter at Iowa State, you missed reading "Young Tycoons of Kitchenland: Home Economists in Business."

From Blenders to Hair Dryers
( 2017-08-28) Sherman, Sharon ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Toaster, portable mixer, coffeemaker, waffle iron, blender, rotisserie - this sounds like a bride-to-be doing a little wishful thinking. Actually, they are part of the list of appliances studied in Household Equipment 208, Small Equipment.

Revolution of Lafayette's Favorite Dessert 1784-1961
( 2017-08-28) Fleming, Pat ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

When George Washington's mother served Lafayette mint julep with "spiced gingerbread" on his return to America in 1784, a flavor filled the kitchen which was to last for centuries. Mrs. Washington included West India molasses, a wine glass of brandy, and the juice and rind of an orange in addition to the usual gingerbread ingredients.