Holiday Special (#301)
Iowa Ingredient brings local home for the holidays in this special episode. Host Charity Nebbe explores the inspiring kitchens, winter gardens and the landscape right outside our back door to showcase the best Iowa has to offer in food and decorations.
Pie bakers from “All About Pie” in Monroe, Iowa, teach viewers how to bake an impressive holiday-inspired pie while Personal Chef Gaby Wier serves up some creative holiday recipes. And even in the winter, Iowans can find fresh, local ingredients. Find out where and how the cold temps don’t always mean the end of fresh and local. Plus, Aaron Steil from Reiman Gardens in Ames teaches us how to make a wreath using greens and other Iowa-grown decorations.
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Iowa Ingredient brings local home for the holidays in this special episode. Host Charity Nebbe explores the inspiring... 28:27
A piece of homemade pie can be the perfect ending to a delicious holiday meal. From classics like apple or pumpkin to... 02:38
Sister-owners of All About Pies, Elaine and Amy, join Charity in the studio kitchen to create a perfectly decadent... 05:23
Throwing a large holiday gathering? Personal chef Gaby Weir gives some insights into cooking for large groups and... 03:59
Chef Gaby Weir shares her expertise with Charity in this very special holiday cooking segment. Learn how to make... 07:53
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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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- Black Walnuts (#304)
- Strawberries (#302)
- Blueberries (#105)
- Chestnuts (#206)
- State Fair Special (#311)
- Eggplant (#205)
- Heavy Cream (#204)
- Squash (#309)
- Herbs (#203)
- Peppers (#308)
- Garlic (#202)
- Trout (#307)
- Apples (#201)
- Tomatoes (#306)
- Pork (#106)
- Eggs (#305)
- Gouda Cheese (#104)
- Beets (#303)
- Spinach (#103)
- Elk (#102)
- Rhubarb (#101)
- Maytag Blue Cheese (#310)