This time we’ve got a good recipe to help you use the tomatoes that can be found in abundance in many Amana gardens!

Tomaten Salat – Tomato Salad

6 tomatoes, skinned and quartered
1 large onion, cut in rings
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper

Mix in order given and chill.


This recipe is from the Amana Colony Recipes cookbook, and is reprinted with permission of the Homestead Welfare Club. Zuber’s is located in Homestead and we serve our guests traditional recipes such as these.

The book is a collection of traditional Amana Colonies recipes and features family-size recipes of the foods prepared and served in the Amana villages for over a century. The recipes were compiled by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Homestead Welfare Club. To purchase a copy of the book, please contact Elaine Zuber at dzubs@southslope.net or 319-622-3099.