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Downton Abbey Lunch with the Chefs

Downton Abbey Lunch with the Chefs

posted on May 14, 2014

Learn about the excuisite dining that took place during the era of Downton Abbey. 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 »
Iowa Ingredient | Eggplant (#205)

Iowa Ingredient | Eggplant (#205)

posted on June 21, 2013

Full Program: Don’t be fooled by this unassuming fruit. With its mild flavor and range of uses, eggplant is a food for culinary inspiration. Accompany host Charity Nebbe on her journey through Iowa farms, kitchens and restaurants. Find out how eggplant is... Read More »
Chef Nate Jiroutek, Zins Restaurant, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Chef Nate Jiroutek, Zins Restaurant, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

posted on June 21, 2013

At Zins in Cedar Rapids, Chef Nate Jiroutek takes pride in including fresh Iowa ingredients on his impressive menu. Read More »
Cooking Eggplant with Chef Nate Jiroutek

Cooking Eggplant with Chef Nate Jiroutek

posted on June 21, 2013

Chef Nate Jiroutek cooks with Iowa eggplant and proves that Iowa ingredients can be gorgeous as well as packed with flavor. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Heavy Cream (#204)

Iowa Ingredient | Heavy Cream (#204)

posted on June 13, 2013

Full Program: Rich, buttery, and essential for any number of dishes, heavy cream adds so much to so many delectable dishes. On her tour of Iowa farms, host Charity Nebbe takes in the sights of Picket Fence Creamery outside of Woodward. She then joins chef Rene... Read More »
Chef Rene Orduna, Dixie Quicks, Council Bluffs

Chef Rene Orduna, Dixie Quicks, Council Bluffs

posted on June 12, 2013

Dedicated to delicious food in a family-oriented, artful atmosphere, Chef Rene Orduna brings fresh Iowa tastes to Council Bluffs diners. Read More »
Cooking Heavy Cream with Chef Rene Orduna

Cooking Heavy Cream with Chef Rene Orduna

posted on June 12, 2013

Host Charity Nebbe learns about the different qualities of cream products then helps Chef Rene Orduna whip up some fantastic dishes using heavy cream. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Herbs (#203)

Iowa Ingredient | Herbs (#203)

posted on June 5, 2013

Full Program: Herbs play a major role in culinary cuisine. From chives to mint, every herb helps add complexity to the aroma and taste of almost every dish. Join host Charity Nebbe as she learns more about some of the savory herbs grown in Iowa. From cultivating... Read More »
Cooking Garlic with Chef Ryan Devitt

Cooking Garlic with Chef Ryan Devitt

posted on May 17, 2013

Host Charity Nebbe brings garlic goodness to life as Chef Ryan Devitt shows her how to use Iowa garlic to create tasty dishes like duck with orange sauce and black rice risotto. Read More »
Chef Ryan Devitt, Kahill's Chophouse, Sioux City

Chef Ryan Devitt, Kahill's Chophouse, Sioux City

posted on May 17, 2013

With local Iowa ingredients as his guide, Chef Ryan Devitt brings big flavor to northwest Iowa. Read More »
Chef Katie Routh and the Gathering Table Restaurant

Chef Katie Routh and the Gathering Table Restaurant

posted on May 17, 2013

With a huge garden right outside her restaurant door, Chef Katie Routh is able to take fresh to a whole new level. Read More »
Cooking Apples with Chef Katie Routh

Cooking Apples with Chef Katie Routh

posted on May 17, 2013

Cooking Blueberries with Chef Walter Jahncke

Cooking Blueberries with Chef Walter Jahncke

posted on May 17, 2013

Host Charity Nebbe cooks with Chef Walter Jahncke and learns a creative, delicious recipe for blueberry crisp and blueberries foster. Read More »
Chef Walter Jahncke, Northside Cafe, Winterset, Iowa

Chef Walter Jahncke, Northside Cafe, Winterset, Iowa

posted on May 17, 2013

The historic Northside Café in Winterset is home to Chef Walter Jahncke and his fresh, flavorful twist on American dishes. 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 »
Cooking Spinach with Chef Blake Landau

Cooking Spinach with Chef Blake Landau

posted on April 26, 2013

Learn how to bring out the best in local ingredients, including spinach, as host Charity Nebbe cooks with Chef Blake Landau in our studio kitchen. Read More »
Chef Blake Landau, Newton's Paradise Cafe, Waterloo, Iowa

Chef Blake Landau, Newton's Paradise Cafe, Waterloo, Iowa

posted on April 26, 2013

Chef Blake Landau grew up in a family of Iowa restaurateurs and now has his own place, Newton's Paradise Café in Waterloo. Read More »
Chef James Adrian, Atlas Restaurant, Iowa City, Iowa

Chef James Adrian, Atlas Restaurant, Iowa City, Iowa

posted on April 18, 2013

Fresh ingredients and innovative dishes are what Chef James Adrian does best at Atlas Restaurant in Iowa City. Read More »
Cooking Elk with Chef James Adrian

Cooking Elk with Chef James Adrian

posted on April 17, 2013

Explore cooking and eating elk - along with some special local-food-inspired side dishes as host Charity Nebbe cooks in our studio kitchen with Chef James Adrian. Read More »
Chef Matt Steigerwald and Lincoln Café, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Chef Matt Steigerwald and Lincoln Café, Mount Vernon, Iowa

posted on April 3, 2013

Lincoln Café is a small independent restaurant serving local and organic food whenever possible. Matt Steigerwald opened the restaurant in 2001 after moving from North Carolina. Before that he ran and cooked in several restaurants in the... Read More »
Chef Matt Steigerwald Cooks with Rhubarb

Chef Matt Steigerwald Cooks with Rhubarb

posted on April 3, 2013

Chef Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe in Mount Vernon shares some delectable recipes using rhubarb: frozen rhubarb fool and a rhubarb margarita! Read More »
Recipe: Elk Tenderloin with Summer Succotash and Chimmichurri

Recipe: Elk Tenderloin with Summer Succotash and Chimmichurri

posted on March 19, 2013

Ingredients   Elk 4 elk tenderloins (6 ounces each) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Canola oil 4 sprigs of thyme 2 ounces extra virgin olive oil Chimmichurri 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro 1/2 cup finely... Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Apples (#201)

Iowa Ingredient | Apples (#201)

posted on March 12, 2013

Full Program: Iowa has over 140 apple orchards and almost every one of the apples grown at these orchards is actually sold in Iowa. Continuing her quest to discover tasty Iowa ingredients, host Charity Nebbe discovers the history and hard work involved in... Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Rhubarb (#101)

Iowa Ingredient | Rhubarb (#101)

posted on January 16, 2013

Full Program: One of the first tastes of spring in Iowa is rhubarb. Join Iowa Ingredient host Charity Nebbe on a road of rhubarb discovery as we meet a rhubarb grower in Morse, Iowa. Then Chef Matt Steigerwald from the Lincoln Cafe in Mount Vernon, Iowa shows... Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Ostrich! Follow That Bird!

Iowa Ingredient | Ostrich! Follow That Bird!

posted on December 4, 2012

Iowa Ingredient travels to an ostrich farm in Alden to reveal the versatility and nutritional benefits of this mysterious big bird. Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Chef Landau & Newton's Paradise Cafe

Iowa Ingredient | Chef Landau & Newton's Paradise Cafe

posted on November 28, 2012

As owner and chef at Newton's Paradise Cafe in Waterloo, Chef Blake Landau is proud to use fresh Iowa ingredients in innovative ways. His rich family history in the Iowa restaurant business makes Chef Blake's story even more interesting. Read More »