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Iowa Ingredient | Peppers (#308)

Iowa Ingredient | Peppers (#308)

posted on May 14, 2014

Full Program: From sweet and mellow to blistering hot, peppers take on a range of flavors. They’re easy to grow in Iowa’s fertile soil; you can freeze, can them, and they can be used in a variety of recipes. On this Iowa Ingredient, join host Charity Nebbe as... Read More »
Chef Lisa LaValle, Trellis, Des Moines

Chef Lisa LaValle, Trellis, Des Moines

posted on May 14, 2014

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Center offers Iowans a tropical oasis in the middle of downtown Des Moines. Inside the Botanical Garden you can get a plant-inspired meal at Lisa Lavalle's restaurant: Trellis. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Trout (#307)

Iowa Ingredient | Trout (#307)

posted on May 10, 2014

Full Program: Most seafood is at its best when it’s prepared and served as soon as possible. Being in the middle of the country, it can be hard to get a hold of fresh seafood in Iowa unless its flown in. But if you turn to Iowa’s lakes and streams, we... Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Tomatoes (#306)

Iowa Ingredient | Tomatoes (#306)

posted on May 3, 2014

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... Read More »
Chef David Baruthio, Baru 66, Windsor Heights

Chef David Baruthio, Baru 66, Windsor Heights

posted on April 30, 2014

Meet Chef David Baruthio. This French native brings his unique style to several restaurants in the greater Des Moines area. Read More »
Chef Michael Bailey, Embassy Club West, Des Moines

Chef Michael Bailey, Embassy Club West, Des Moines

posted on April 16, 2014

For more than 100 years, Des Moines Embassy Club members have used its downtown locations to entertain business associates, as well as visiting world leaders and celebrities. Visit some of the locations to see what sort of food Chef Michael Bailey... Read More »
Cooking Black Walnuts with Chef Michael Bailey

Cooking Black Walnuts with Chef Michael Bailey

posted on April 16, 2014

Chef Michael Bailey from the Des Moines Embassy Club visits the studio location to serve up a savory walnut dish. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Chestnuts (#206)

Iowa Ingredient | Chestnuts (#206)

posted on July 2, 2013

Full Program: 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 variety of tree crops including chestnuts. Chef... Read More »
Chef Jason Simon, Alba Restaurant, Des Moines, Iowa

Chef Jason Simon, Alba Restaurant, Des Moines, Iowa

posted on July 2, 2013

The East Village in downtown Des Moines is home to talented chef Jason Simon and Alba, his popular restaurant. Read More »
Cooking Chestnuts with Chef Jason Simon

Cooking Chestnuts with Chef Jason Simon

posted on July 2, 2013

No need to be intimidated by cooking with fresh chestnuts. Chef Jason Simon solves the mystery of preparing Iowa chestnuts. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Pork (#106)

Iowa Ingredient | Pork (#106)

posted on May 15, 2013

Full Program: 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 sustainability. Chef Enosh Kelley from Bistro... Read More »
Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

posted on May 14, 2013

Ohhhhh bacon!!! That’s the mantra at this annual popular event in Des Moines. Read More »
Chef Enosh Kelley, Bistro Montage, Des Moines, Iowa

Chef Enosh Kelley, Bistro Montage, Des Moines, Iowa

posted on May 14, 2013

Cooking delicious dishes with a French flair in a quaint atmosphere is what Chef Enosh Kelley enjoys every day at his restaurant in Des Moines. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Gouda (#104)

Iowa Ingredient | Gouda (#104)

posted on May 1, 2013

Full Program: The cheese making process is part art and part science, especially for Gouda cheese. On this episode of Iowa Ingredient, host Charity Nebbe learns more about the rich and flavorful characteristics of Gouda cheese. Visit Frisian Farms outside of... Read More »
Plant a Mile - Des Moines, Iowa

Plant a Mile - Des Moines, Iowa

posted on April 26, 2013

As part of Greater Des Moines Buy Fresh Buy Local, a project of Drake University, Plant a Mile is a volunteer driven endeavor to bring fresh, locally grown produce to low income families in Greater Des Moines. Read More »