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.
All Upcoming Episodes
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]
Black Walnuts (#304)
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... [28 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... [28 minutes]
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... [28 minutes]
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... [28 minutes]
These episodes of Iowa Ingredient aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Black Walnuts (#304)
- Strawberries (#302)
- Blueberries (#105)
- Chestnuts (#206)
- State Fair Special (#311)
- Eggplant (#205)
- Heavy Cream (#204)
- Squash (#309)
- Herbs (#203)
- Peppers (#308)
- Garlic (#202)
- Trout (#307)
- Apples (#201)
- Tomatoes (#306)
- Pork (#106)
- Eggs (#305)
- Gouda Cheese (#104)
- Beets (#303)
- Spinach (#103)
- Elk (#102)
- Rhubarb (#101)
- Maytag Blue Cheese (#310)