grandmother http://iowapublicradio.org en Revisiting Cakes and Cupcakes http://iowapublicradio.org/post/revisiting-cakes-and-cupcakes <p>Cupcakes have taken the U.S. by storm in the last few years; but cakes, large and small, have always been an important part of our culture.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe discusses family recipes and gourmet innovation with <a href="http://www.evelynbirkby.com/">Evelyn Birkby</a>, Iowa’s most famous homemaker and columnist for the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:12:20 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 34055 at http://iowapublicradio.org Revisiting Cakes and Cupcakes The Grandmother http://iowapublicradio.org/post/grandmother <p>When a child is born, so is a grandmother. Today on Talk of Iowa, we explore the 21<sup>st</sup> Century grandmother. Host Charity Nebbe talks with a scholar about how the roles of grandmothers have changed over the generations, and she receives some advice for modern grandma’s from the author of “The Grandparents Handbook.”</p><p>Guests on today's program include Victoria Brown, L.F. Parker Professor of History at Grinnell College, and Elizabeth LaBan, author of <em>The Grandparent’s Handbook.</em></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:25:12 +0000 Charity Nebbe, Sarah Boden & Emily Woodbury 28980 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Grandmother