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
Heavy Cream (#204)
Rich, buttery, and essential for any number of dishes, heavy cream adds so much to so many delectable dishes. On her tour of Iowa farms, host Charity Nebbe takes in the sights of Picket Fence... [28 minutes]
- Thu, June 20, 6:30 PM on IPTV
It’s the Iowa staple, but what about pork makes it one of the most savory ingredients in cuisine? On this Iowa Ingredient, Charity Nebbe visits one northwest Iowa pork producing farm that focuses on... [28 minutes]
Don’t be fooled by this unassuming fruit. With its mild flavor and range of uses, eggplant is a food for culinary inspiration. Accompany host Charity Nebbe on her journey through Iowa farms,... [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]
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... [25 minutes]
Low in fat and cholesterol with great flavor, elk meat is a little-known delicacy in Iowa. In her search for ingredients that make Iowa uniquely Iowa, host Charity Nebbe visits the Wildlife Lakes... [29 minutes]
An ingredient that’s not just for Popeye anymore, spinach is loaded with green goodness. In fact, it’s difficult to overestimate the nutritional powerhouse that is spinach. Join host Charity Nebbe... [26 minutes]
Gouda Cheese (#104)
Visit cheese maker and dairy farmer Mike Bandstra, from Frisian Farms in Oskaloosa; watch Chef Nick Illingworth of The Cheese Shop in Des Moines cook yummy favorites; and tag alon on The Eastern... [28 minutes]
These episodes of Iowa Ingredient aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Blueberries (#105)
- Heavy Cream (#204)
- Gouda Cheese (#104)
- Herbs (#203)
- Spinach (#103)
- Elk (#102)
- Garlic (#202)
- Rhubarb (#101)
- Apples (#201)
- Pork (#106)