Kitchen Road Trip: Iowa

Kitchen Road Trip: Iowa // Feast + West

Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend and a lovely Easter, if you celebrated! I spent the weekend visiting with family, attending a concert and celebrating Easter with family friends. Oh, and I baked a pie, too! The first (but absolutely not the last) of the season. Overall, it was a busy weekend, yet oddly relaxing and cathartic.

I learned through researching Iowa for this week’s Kitchen Road Trip that Iowans like to quote the movie ‘Field of Dreams‘ by saying, “Is this heaven? No, it’s Iowa.” And I can see why. This Midwest state seems to be chock-full of all things lush and green. Perhaps that’s because Iowa is the nation’s largest producer of corn and ethanol — a fitting fact in light og Earth Day tomorrow. Though I have yet to visit the Hawkeye State, I’m certain a road trip through Iowa would be quite heavenly indeed. // susannah 

Click below to see the Iowa gift guide!

Kitchen Road Trip: Iowa // Feast + West

1. Amana Corn Cob Syrup* ($3.99) // 2. Color Composition Print by Moglea* ($32) // 3. Barn Dance Candle* ($22) // 4. Flower Spice Tins by Sistudio Design* ($17 for six) // 5. ‘Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life’ by Julia Rothman ($16.95) // 6. River Pilot Vodka* ($25) // 7. Cones Notecard by Little Alexander* ($3) //  8. Herbs in the Garden Print by Lisa Orgler* ($15.50) // 9. Bonjour Hand-bound Notebook by Peels and Posies* ($20) // 10. Floral Ceramic Bowl by Ericka Michelle Creative*

*Made or designed in Iowa

(Photo // Carl Wycoff)

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  1. Haleigh DeRocher says

    Thanks for including my hand-bound journal in your gift guide! Iowa is a heavenly place, indeed. This is a great homage to the state! 🙂

  2. Lisa Orgler says

    Susannah- Thanks for including my herb print in your Iowa post. And, geez, what a lovely blog! What a thrill to have found you!

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