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Iowa Ingredient

Garlic (#202)

The aroma! The flavor! All over the world, garlic has been prized for its culinary uses. Many Iowa farms specialize in producing numerous kinds of garlic from mild and muted to tangy and spicy . Host Charity Nebbe looks into the wide-ranging flavors of gourmet garlic at Grade A Gardens outside of Johnston. Later, Charity joins chef Ryan Devitt in the kitchen to sample some savory garlic dishes. And finally, if there is one thing Iowa should be known for, it’s its Farmers Markets. Take a tour of a couple of the state’s farmers markets and learn more about their growth and popularity. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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  • Carrots (#403)

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  • Kale (#404)

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  • Mushrooms (#405)

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  • Beef (#406)

    Look across almost any part of Iowa’s landscape, and you’ll likely see cattle. With stunning Iowa pastures comes the stunning flavor of Iowa beef. On this episode of Iowa Ingredient, we’ll visit a... [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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