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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

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 »

Borg Family Apple Cranberry Cake

posted on November 17, 2014

Ingredients ½ cup shortening ½ cup brown sugar 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup buttermilk 2 ¼ cups flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled diced... More »

Tailgating Food

posted on September 10, 2014

Whether a Cyclone or a Hawkeye fan, there is at least one thing these rivals can agree on: tailgaiting is great. More »

Cooking with Squash

posted on September 8, 2014

Chef Luke Squire of 3C Bistro in Charles City stops by the studio kitchen to create a delighful, hearty meal using squash. More »

Food of the Iowa State Fair

posted on August 7, 2014

Charity explores some of the delighfult delicacies of the Iowa State Fair. More »

Iowa State Fair Cookbook

posted on August 7, 2014

Take a look at the 17th edition of the Iowa State Fair Cookbook. More »

Cooking with Bill Riley

posted on August 7, 2014

Bill Riley, host of the IPTV's Fair Highlights Show, stopped by the studio kitchen to whip up a fair-inspired meal. More »

Cooking Turkey with Gretta Irwin

posted on August 7, 2014

Gretta Irwin from the Iowa Turkey Federation stopped by the studio kitchen to show some of the ways to cook with turkey. You can find all of the recipes from the Iowa Turkey Federation here. More »