Cheesy Chili Mac

Sometimes life gets busy and you want something easy for dinner. In about the amount of time it takes to open the box with the talking white glove – you know the one I’m referring to, you can have this healthier version of chili mac on th ...[more]

Pork Schnitzel with Mushroom Gravy

Break out the lederhosen, crank up the polka, and let’s enjoy this fall weather in true German Oktoberfest fashion!   Shopping list: Pork chops or tenderettes Butter Lard Flour Onion Garlic Eggs Thyme/parsley Mushrooms     Print German Schni ...[more]

Ditch That Can Sloppy Joes

Fall… football… tailgating… and sloppy joes… who’s ready? This easy recipe will have you ditching that can in no time. Taking to a tailgate? You can make this a day or two ahead of time and keep it warm in a crockpot, or war ...[more]

Butternut Squash Risotto

Another winning recipe from Robin–butternut squash is in season now and the forecast keeps promising cooler temps!   For this recipe you’ll need the following local ingredients: butternut squash, heavy cream, butter, onion, and fresh par ...[more]

30 Minute Meatloaf Muffins

Because sometimes you really want meatloaf on a weeknight, but you don’t have time for the traditional loaf to bake for over an hour.   Grab ground beef, bell pepper, onions, fresh herbs, eggs, and Dijon mustard for this local foods based reci ...[more]

Grilled Lamb Steaks

Don’t let grilling season pass by without trying this simple but flavorful recipe–give lamb steaks a try and season it with fresh Iowa garlic + rosemary.     Print Grilled Lamb Steaks Author: Robin Meadows West   Ingredients 1 ...[more]

One piece of beef: TWO dinners!

Robin, our local recipe wizard, is back in action with a 2 for 1 dinner combo. Buy one cut of beef and get two unique dinners. Korean BBQ Beef ½ cup reduced sodium soy sauce ½ cup lemon-lime soda (7Up, Sprite, Sierra Mist, etc.) 4 TB sesame oil 5 c ...[more]

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