The Iowa Homemaker vol.9, no.3
The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 9, Issue 3
"Beauty may be only skin deep,'' said a columnist last year, "but Dad usually has to dig down pretty deep to pay the cosmetologist's bills.''
In the midst of winter- when the ground lays covered with a blanket of snow and the mercury hovers round and below the zero point-then fresh vegetables are a choice and highly desirable product to be included in the menu. Possibly it is the idea of always wanting what is not,-that makes them so especially desirable in the winter when the season is unfavorable for growing these things. However, the person who has wisely looked ahead and successfully stored the summer and fall crops of fruits and vegetables is fortunate, indeed, for she can inexpensively satisfy her family's tastes with those products-some of which might be priceless on the market just at that time.
Carving has been, for many years, and still is in many homes, a man's job. However, Dame Grundy tells us that it is no longer correct to carve at the table. Henceforth it will be the duty (and why not the pleasure~) of good cooks to carve their meats before sending them to the table.
"Sing a song of college days,'' and tell me what to wear. With the passing of the fashion parade, we are compelled to say goodbye to the bare legs, bare arms and bare backs of vacation and to think more seriously of clothing for the classroom and for recreation at school.
Greetings, page 1
Home Economics in Great Britain by Thelma Carlson, page 2
Could You Carve This? by Margaret Marnette, page 3
Harvesting the Vegetables by Nellie M. Goethe, page 3
An Old Maids Thots by An Old Maid, page 4
4-H News by Esther Sietman, page 6
The College Girl by Ruth Dean, page 8
State Association by Marcia E. Turner, page 10
Editorial, page 11
Alumnae News by Dorothy B. Anderson, page 12