Category Archives: Recipes

recipe card

Innkeeper Bonnie says, “I learned this recipe from my mother-in-law. My family always enjoyed the “taste testing” time of making applesauce as we all had multiple tastes to determine how much sugar and cinnamon taste good to us! “ You can set aside 1 cup amounts of UNSWEETENED applesauce to use in cookie recipe posted […]

recipe card

Innkeeper Bonnie says her mother-in-law taught her how to make this pie filler.  Apple Pie Filler – Frozen Apples of your choice Sugar Flours Tin pie pans Aluminum foil Wax paper Peel and quarter apples. Put in a bowl  Depending on the size of the apples, approximately 6 – 8 medium sized apples per pie. […]

recipe card

This recipe was submitted to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook in memory of Freida Sanders. Peach Slacker Pie 6 or 7 peaches (fresh, chunked) 1 c. sugar 2 T. (heaping) flour 1 ctn. half & half Put chunked peaches into pie crust. Mix sugar and flour together and sprinkle over peaches. Pour half and half […]

recipe card

This recipe was submitted to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook in memory of Shirley Larson. Shirley was the friend of Innkeeper Bonnie’s mother-in-law. Watermelon Pickles rind of 20 lb. watermelon 1 gal. cold water 1 T. salt 2 c. vinegar 7 c. sugar 1 T. whole cloves 2 or 3 cinnamon sticks Choose a melon […]

recipe card

This recipe comes from Edith Hoover, Innkeeper Bonnie’s great aunt.  Dump Cookies Melt ½ stick oleo in oblong 9 x 13 cake pan.  Sprinkle on: 1 C graham cracker crumbs 1 C. cho. chips 1 C. butterscotch chips 1 C. coconut nutmeats Pour 1 can Eagle condensed milk over this.  Bake 25 min at 375 […]

recipe card

Innkeeper Bonnie got this recipe from some ladies at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Iowa City when she was part of a liturgical dance program there in the 1980s.  Peaches and Cream Combine and beat 2 minutes ¾ cup flour 1 T soft butter 1 egg 1 box reg. vanilla pudding ½ tsp. salt ½ […]

recipe card

Innkeeper Bonnie learned how to make this from her mother-in-law, Corinne.  Frozen Peach Pie Filling Ingredients: Fresh peaches Large frozen orange juice concentrate Pie tins Aluminum foil Wax paper Fill a dutch oven or large pot about ¾ full with water. Bring to a boil.  Mix frozen orange juice with 1 ½ cans of water […]

recipe card

This recipe comes from Innkeeper Brian’s mom, Corinne. Rhubarb Crisp 1 c. flour ¾ c. oatmeal ¾ c. brown sugar 1 t. cinnamon ½ c. margarine, melted Mix together. Pat (gentle, not pack!) ½ of mixture into greased 8” by 8” pan. Cook together until thick: 1 c. white sugar 2 T. cornstarch 1 t. […]

recipe card

Oatmeal Cake Cake:  1 c. quick cook oatmeal 1 ½ c. boiling water ½ c. solid shortening or margarine 1 c. white sugar 1 c. brown sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ c. sifted flour ½ t. cinnamon ½ t. salt 1 t. soda 1 t. baking powder Topping: 1 stick melted butter or margarine ¼ […]

recipe card

This recipe was submitted by Joan Thurness to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook. Joan was the mother of some friends I knew in school. She was also active in her church and the community. Pork Chop-Potato Casserole 6 pork chops 1 T. butter 5 c. sliced potatoes desired amount of chopped carrots and celery salt […]

Welcome to Our Blog

Thank you for checking out our blog at Zuber’s Homestead Hotel! As owners we have the daily pleasure of visiting with our guests. Often we are sitting in our Wagon Wheel Room and have our conversation over a cup of coffee (or tea)!

Our blog will be a reflection of those conversations. We often share stories about Zuber’s Homestead Hotel and the history of this wonderful place! We also share information about events and happenings in the Amana Colonies.

We invite you to enjoy these stories by reading our blog. Feel free to ask us questions and we’ll do our best to give you an answer. So sit down, grab your cup of coffee (or tea) relax, and share in our stories.

We look forward to the day that you’ll come and experience Zuber’s Homestead Hotel, and the Amana Colonies for yourself!

logo
ZUBERS HOMESTEAD HOTEL
2206 44TH AVENUE
HOMESTEAD, IA 52236

PHONE: 319-622-3911