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Iowa Ingredient

Black Beans (#411)

Rich, flavorful, and extremely nutritious, black beans are one of the most widely eaten foods in the world, AND they actually grow quite well in Iowa. On this Iowa Ingredient, join host Charity Nebbe to learn more about black beans. We’ll head to a family farm along the English River in eastern Iowa where the Grimms grow, dry, and market black beans. Then chef David Wieseneck, from Motley Cow Cafe in Iowa City, will stop by our studio kitchen to whip up some incredible recipes using black beans. [28 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

Series Description: 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.

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