Full Episodes

Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special

Nov 9, 2017 | 29 min

It's a warm family celebration when host Charity Nebbe invites her husband and two children to cook their favorite Thanksgiving recipes in the studio kitchen with her. Dishes like mushroom gravy...

sweet corn

Sweet Corn

Nothing represents summer in the Midwest like the taste of sweet corn. On this episode, we’ll visit a family who enjoys growing sweet corn together. Then Chef Melissa Friedhof from the famed Ross’s...

smoothie special

Summer Smoothie Special

Jun 6, 2017 | 27 min

Join host Charity Nebbe and some of our favorite chefs including Chef David Baruthio, Chef Katy Meyer, Chef Walter Jahncke, Chef Melissa Friedhof, and Chef Tom Skold as we blend some of Iowa’s...

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Jun 1, 2017 | 27 min

Visit Middle Way Farm just outside of Grinnell, watch chef Watler Jahncke from the Northside Cafe in Winterset prepare two unforgettable recipes; and travel to Fort Madison to the Elliott Test...



May 25, 2017 | 28 min

As one of the home garden’s most prolific produce items, zucchini challenges us to find new and tasty ways to include it in our meals. On this episode, we beat zucchini at its own game when Chef Katy...

duck eggs


May 19, 2017 | 27 min

Duck meat is dark and rich. Duck eggs are rich too - and bigger than chicken eggs. Both are intriguing alternatives to other poultry products and can be prepared quite deliciously. On this episode,...


Broccoli | Iowa Ingredient

May 11, 2017 | 27:48

Broccoli has landed in the top ten list of Americans’ favorite veggies! Check out how Northern Ridge Berry Farm in Oxford keeps freshly picked broccoli in the hands of eager consumers.


Blackberries | Iowa Ingredient

May 4, 2017 | 27:10

On this episode of Iowa Ingredient, we highlight blackberries in all of their juicy goodness.


Bacon | Iowa Ingredient

Apr 27, 2017 | 26:56

In Iowa, folks are fervent about bacon. Love it or hate it, bacon has found a spot on breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert menus across the region. On this episode, the Des Moines Bacon Company...


Arugula | Iowa Ingredient

Apr 19, 2017 | 28:41

On this episode, we’ll learn how arugula can handle growing among the weeds, and how it’s unique shape and flavor can add delicious layers to salads and other dishes.