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What’s Cooking – Fish and Fowl

Posted on June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 Pork is the meat most associated with modern Midwestern culture, but it certainly isn’t the only one! Through Iowa’s history, both fish and poultry have been active meal ingredients. This week Living…

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What’s Cooking – Dairy and Fats

Posted on June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019 In 2019, we tend to be very particular about how much fat and oil is in our daily diet. Some fat is needed for our bodies to provide energy reserves, protect our…

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food and ingredients in the 1900 farm kitchen

What’s Cooking – Did They Have That?

Posted on June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019 What’s Cooking at Living History Farms? Quite a lot, actually! Throughout the summer, our museum demonstrates food traditions, cooking techniques, and the use of historic ingredients at many of our historic farms,…

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For the Love of Flowers

Posted on February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019 “I must have flowers, always, and always.” 
― Claude Monet It is February at Living History Farms. The museum is closed for general touring until May 1. Museum staffers are often asked if this…

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