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]

Lebanese Kofta w/ Yogurt Sauce

Another terrific recipe from IFC Recipe Wizard (and volunteer/board member), Robin!   “For this recipe, I decided to take the wonderful things that Nagi’s offers and pair it with a few of our other IFC producer items to create an entire ...[more]