Iowa Public Television

 

About the Series

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.

Hosts

  • Charity  Nebbe (Host)

    Charity Nebbe

    Charity Nebbe is the host of Iowa Public Television's Iowa Ingredient program. Charity grew up in... Read more

Recent Stories

Goat Cheese Crostini

posted on February 28, 2015

Ingredients Italian hoagies Roasted Red Pepper- 28oz can drained. Garlic- 1 tbs minced Honey 2 tbs Salt ½ tsp Black pepper ½ tsp Romano- ¾ cup Balsamic glaze Basil fresh Instructions Set oven to 450. Slice... More »

Vincent Van Goat Pizza

posted on February 28, 2015

Ingredients Rosemary Olive Oil(8oz Olive oil: 2 tsp minced fresh rosemary) 1.5 tbs Honey Ham- 6 slices, halved Genoa Salami- 4 slices, cut into 4 strips Goat Cheese- ½ Cup Fried Peppers- 15 Strips Capers- 2 TBs Balsamic Vinegar- 2... More »

How to Make Pizza Dough

posted on February 28, 2015

The guys from Gusto Pizza stopped by the studio kitchen to make some awesome dishes using goat cheese, but first they wanted to show how to make the perfect pizza dough. More »

Behind the Scenes Special: Part 1

posted on February 28, 2015

Creating a television show about Iowa food and the people who celebrate it is an incredible undertaking. Aside from cooking amazing food, lighting, audio, location scouting, video, script writing, and editing all go into creating each episode... More »

Behind the Scenes Special: Part 2

posted on February 28, 2015

Creating a television show about Iowa food and the people who celebrate is an incredible undertaking. Aside from cooking amazing food, lighting, audio, location scouting, video, script writing, and editing all go into creating each episode of Iowa... More »

Apple Pie from the Pearson Family

posted on January 6, 2015

A delicious, traditional holiday pie recipe from the Pearson family. More »

Iowa Ingredient | Tomatoes

posted on January 2, 2015

Full Program: 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, join host... More »

Iowa Ingredient Family Holiday Special

posted on December 5, 2014

Full Program: Celebrate the holidays with Iowa Ingredient as we gather together some of our Iowa Public Television "family" to cook dishes inspired by their holiday traditions. Dean Borg, Dan Wardell, and Mike Pearson bring their own families to our studio... More »

Cooking with the Nebbe Family

posted on December 5, 2014

Charity shares a holiday family recipe. More »

Cooking with the Pearson Family

posted on December 5, 2014

Host of Market to Market, Mike Pearson and his wife stop by the studio kitchen to share a holiday recipe. More »

Cooking with the Wardell Family

posted on December 5, 2014

IPTV Kids Clubhouse host Dan Wardell and his family stop by the studio kitchen to share a holiday recipe. More »

Cooking with the Borg Family

posted on December 5, 2014

Dean Borg and his wife join Charity and share a holiday recipe. More »

Grandma Nebbe's Fugins

posted on December 5, 2014

Ingredients warm water 1 teaspoon sugar 1 package of yeast (1 Tablespoon)  5 cups flour hot water 1 Tablespoon shortening ½ cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup raisins ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coriander... More »

Wardell Ribbon Cookies

posted on December 5, 2014

Ingredients 2 ¼ Cups Flour ¼ Tsp Nutmeg 6 Extra Large Egg Yolks (No Whites) ½ Tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Melted Butter 1/3 Cup Half and Half 1/3 Cup Sugar 1 Tbsp Grated Lemon Rind Frosting 2 Tbsp Butter 2 Cups Powdered... More »

Chocolate Caliente Drink

posted on November 25, 2014

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups evaporated milk ¾ cup half and half ½ vanilla bean ¼ cup white sugar 3 cinnamon sticks 1 1/2 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon good chili powder 1 dry Serrano chili 3 oz... More »