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Iowa Ingredient

Iowa Ingredient
Iowa Ingredient showcases Iowa foods, farmers, and chefs as they explore ingredients with an Iowa flavor. Each episode features a single Iowa ingredient, like eggplant, spinach, cherries, or wine. Viewers will learn where the food is grown in Iowa, learn more about someone who grows it, and see how to use the ingredient in unique and delicious recipes. An Iowa chef will be profiled before helping us make a delectable dish or two in the Iowa Ingredient kitchen.

Latest Episodes

Iowa Ingredient | Squash (#309) Air date: 05-23-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365248515/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A cousin of the cucumber, and even the melon, the squash is a fall staple in many Iowa homes. On this Iowa Ingredient, join host Charity Nebbe to learn more about squash. We’ll visit Hawk Valley Garden in Spencer to learn about the seemingly endless variety of squash. Then Chef Luke Squire from... /episodes/get/12747 /episode/12747 Iowa Ingredient: Iowa Ingredient | Squash (#309) /episode-player/12747
Iowa Ingredient | Peppers (#308) Air date: 05-14-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365246204/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false From sweet & mellow to blistering hot, peppers take on a range of flavors. They’re easy to grow in Iowa’s fertile soil; you can freeze, can them,... /episodes/get/12748 /episode/12748 Iowa Ingredient: Iowa Ingredient | Peppers (#308) /episode-player/12748
Iowa Ingredient | Trout (#307) Air date: 05-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365244009/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Most seafood is at its best when it’s prepared and served as soon as possible. Being in the middle of the country, it can be hard to get a hold of fresh seafood in Iowa unless its flown in. But if you turn to Iowa’s lakes and streams, we suddenly have access to some wonderful tasting fish,... /episodes/get/12683 /episode/12683 Iowa Ingredient: Iowa Ingredient | Trout (#307) /episode-player/12683
Iowa Ingredient | Tomatoes (#306) Air date: 05-02-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365236207/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It’s hard to beat the taste of a freshly-picked vine ripe tomato in the middle of summer. Tomatoes come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and the flavors can be just as varied and complex. On this episode of Iowa Ingredient, learn more about the differences in tomatoes, about heirloom... /episodes/get/12583 /episode/12583 Iowa Ingredient: Iowa Ingredient | Tomatoes (#306) /episode-player/12583
Iowa Ingredient | Eggs (#305) Air date: 04-25-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365231067/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Farm-fresh eggs have gorgeous orange yolks and a delicious, rich flavor. They’re high in protein, packed with vitamin-D, and can be the essential ingredient to countless recipes. We explore what it takes to raise chickens to get that perfect egg. Then, we stop in Bettendorf to sample the classic... /episodes/get/12536 /episode/12536 Iowa Ingredient: Iowa Ingredient | Eggs (#305) /episode-player/12536
Iowa Ingredient | Black Walnuts (#304) Air date: 04-18-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365226655/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Visit a neighborhood backyard in Iowa, and chances are pretty good that you’ll find walnut trees. On this Iowa Ingredient, join host Charity Nebbe to learn more about this local nut. We’ll visit an Iowa tree farmer who sells his walnuts all over the eastern part of the state. Then Chef Michael... /episodes/get/12537 /episode/12537 Iowa Ingredient: Iowa Ingredient | Black Walnuts (#304) /episode-player/12537
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Rhubarb (#101)
One of the first tastes of spring in Iowa is rhubarb. Join Iowa Ingredient host Charity Nebbe on a road of rhubarb discovery as we meet a rhubarb grower in Morse, Iowa. Then Chef Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe shows us the traditional sweet side of rhubarb while also unveiling its savory...
Air date: 01/16/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2350679030/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false One of the first tastes of spring in Iowa is rhubarb. Join Iowa Ingredient host Charity Nebbe on a road of rhubarb discovery as we meet a rhubarb grower in Morse, Iowa. Then Chef Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe shows us the traditional sweet side of rhubarb while also unveiling its savory... /episodes/get/8301 /episode/8301 Iowa Ingredient: Rhubarb (#101) /episode-player/8301
Apples (#201)
Host Charity Nebbe discovers the history and hard work involved in growing apples at an orchard in Council Bluffs. Chef Katie Routh from The Gathering Table in Orient shares some sweet recipes using Iowa apples. And we'll meet Beth Howard, author of "The World Needs More Pie". She lives and works...
Air date: 03/05/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2341600315/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Host Charity Nebbe discovers the history and hard work involved in growing apples at an orchard in Council Bluffs. Chef Katie Routh from The Gathering Table in Orient shares some sweet recipes using Iowa apples. And we'll meet Beth Howard, author of "The World Needs More Pie". She lives and works... /episodes/get/8230 /episode/8230 Iowa Ingredient: Apples (#201) /episode-player/8230
Elk (#102)
Low in fat and cholesterol with great flavor, elk is a little-known delicacy in Iowa. Host Charity Nebbe visits the Wildlife Lakes Elk Farm in the southeast corner of the state near Burlington. Atlas Restaurant chef James Adrian from Iowa City shares a savory recipe using elk meat. Learn how a...
Air date: 04/18/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2351984320/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Low in fat and cholesterol with great flavor, elk is a little-known delicacy in Iowa. Host Charity Nebbe visits the Wildlife Lakes Elk Farm in the southeast corner of the state near Burlington. Atlas Restaurant chef James Adrian from Iowa City shares a savory recipe using elk meat. Learn how a... /episodes/get/8298 /episode/8298 Iowa Ingredient: Elk (#102) /episode-player/8298
Spinach (#103)
It?s difficult to overestimate the nutritional powerhouse that is spinach. We'll visit Annie?s Gardens and Greens in in Fort Atkinson, and learn how spinach is not only readily available but also easily grown in Iowa. Chef Blake Landau serves up a couple of delightful spinach dishes. And learn how...
Air date: 04/25/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2352018878/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It?s difficult to overestimate the nutritional powerhouse that is spinach. We'll visit Annie?s Gardens and Greens in in Fort Atkinson, and learn how spinach is not only readily available but also easily grown in Iowa. Chef Blake Landau serves up a couple of delightful spinach dishes. And learn how... /episodes/get/8302 /episode/8302 Iowa Ingredient: Spinach (#103) /episode-player/8302
Gouda (#104)
The cheese making process is part art and part science, especially for Gouda cheese.Host Charity Nebbe learns more about the rich and flavorful characteristics of Gouda cheese. Visit Frisian Farms outside of Oskaloosa and discover the work involved to make Gouda cheese in the Dutch tradition. Chef...
Air date: 05/02/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2352123474/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The cheese making process is part art and part science, especially for Gouda cheese.Host Charity Nebbe learns more about the rich and flavorful characteristics of Gouda cheese. Visit Frisian Farms outside of Oskaloosa and discover the work involved to make Gouda cheese in the Dutch tradition. Chef... /episodes/get/8299 /episode/8299 Iowa Ingredient: Gouda (#104) /episode-player/8299
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