Rhubarb is a popular Iowa spring treat. Host Charity Nebbe introduces us to a rhubarb grower in Morse, Iowa. Then Chef Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe in Mount Vernon demonstrates rhubarb's sweet and savory sides in the IPTV kitchen. [25 minutes]
Splitting and replanting current rhubarb plants is how Jean Donahue, of Hue Hill Farms, has built her rhubarb...
Lincoln Café is a small independent restaurant serving local and organic food whenever possible. Matt Steigerwald...
Chef Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe in Mount Vernon shares some delectable recipes using rhubarb: frozen...
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Full Program: One of the first tastes of spring in Iowa is rhubarb. Join Iowa Ingredient host Charity Nebbe on a road of rhubarb... 25:46
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Series Description: Explore the farms, restaurants, and ingredients that make Iowa food uniquely Iowan. Host Charity Nebbe takes viewers on a journey to discover flavorful Iowa ingredients. From apples to spinach to rhubarb and herbs, each episode features a single Iowa ingredient and treats viewers to a spectacular trip from the farm to the table. Explore where these delectable ingredients are grown in Iowa, learn more about some talented chefs who use local ingredients, and join Charity in the kitchen to savor some delicious recipes.
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Strawberries are a universal sweet treat that are usually ripe for the picking here in Iowa in June. One this special episode of Iowa Ingredient, we’ll visit a pick-your-own strawberry patch in... [60 minutes]
With its mild flavor and range of uses, eggplant is a food for culinary inspiration. Find out how eggplant is grown at one Boone farm then join chef Nate Jiroutek from Zins Restaurant in Cedar... [27 minutes]
Rich in flavor and, unlike other nuts, low in calories, chestnuts are a popular cool season treat. Take a tour of Red Fern Farm outside of Wapello with host Charity Nebbe. The farm specializes in a... [27 minutes]
Vibrant in color and sweet in flavor, strawberries are a quintessential treat. Before farm fresh produce was available year around in Iowa, strawberries were the sweetheart of summer. Join host... [27 minutes]
These earthy vegetables come in unexpected colors with very distinct flavors. Beets are perhaps one of the most polarizing foods available. Everyone has their own opinion. On this Iowa... [27 minutes]
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... [27 minutes]
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. On this episode... [27 minutes]
These episodes of Iowa Ingredient aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Strawberries (#312)
- Eggplant (#205)
- Heavy Cream (#204)
- Herbs (#203)
- Garlic (#202)
- Apples (#201)
- Pork (#106)
- Blueberries (#105)
- Gouda Cheese (#104)
- Spinach (#103)
- Elk (#102)
- Holiday Special (#301)
- Rhubarb (#101)