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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Shrimp Pizza w/ a River Pilot Vodka Bloody Mary Sauce

River Pilot Vodka: Mississippi River Distilling Company-LeClaire, IA It’s a great day for pizza. That makes it everyday for the past 30 years I’ve said that. Luckily through the years I’ve come up with a few tricks up my sleeve when it comes to making my favorite kind of pie. Tonight we explore what the… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Shrimp Pizza w/ a River Pilot Vodka Bloody Mary Sauce

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Odessa Yellow Watermelon Granitas

Rose Wine: Odessa Vineyards-Wapello, IA The summer is winding down and we still have Labor Day weekend coming up that will yield a lot of camping trips, swirls around the lake, and tailgate parties! Delicious melons from Iowa and all over the Midwest are still in season and you can head to the North Dodge… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Odessa Yellow Watermelon Granitas

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Backpocket Gold Coin Open-Faced Chili Dogs

Gold Coin German Style Blonde Lager: Backpocket Brewing-Coralville, IA When you start to get the chili shakes, there’s only one way to take care of them. Make some gosh darn chili! The kitchen of The Iowa Gallivant is on mission to showcase some of the best of Iowa’s breweries, so we hit the shelves and… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Backpocket Gold Coin Open-Faced Chili Dogs

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Millstream German Pilsner Marinated Chicken Wings w/ a Sweet & Spicy Mustard Glaze

German Pilsner: Millstream Brewing Company-Amana, IA And who loves chicken wings? We all do! And with the help of Millstream Brewing Company, we have a fabulous way to cook them. Just in time for all those fresh ideas you’re needing for football season coming up. Ease up on the Pinterest for a little while and… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Millstream German Pilsner Marinated Chicken Wings w/ a Sweet & Spicy Mustard Glaze

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Mango-Coconut Shake

Rye Whiskey: Cedar Ridge Distillery-Swisher, IA We couldn’t resist! This amazing Rye Whiskey was screaming to be used for dessert and we answered the call. Just a few simple ingredients and we made a delicious shake using a homegrown Iowa spirit. Sweetness of the Rye meets the richness of another Iowa favorite. Blue Bunny Ice… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Mango-Coconut Shake

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: BBQ Pulled Pork w/ a Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Pineapple Sweet Onion Spread

  Rye Whiskey: Cedar Ridge Distillery-Swisher, IA Let’s make sure we do this one right. This Rye is smooth and has a comfortable slow burn going down. Easily one of the best whiskey’s being produce in the state of Iowa. Now let’s bring ourselves to cook with it. I know you want to secure this… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: BBQ Pulled Pork w/ a Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Pineapple Sweet Onion Spread

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Beef Burgundy w/ Ardon Creek Commission Man Red

Commission Man Red: Ardon Creek Winery-Letts, IA Our big ol’ pot was ready for another spectacular creation showcasing one of Iowa’s great wines. 3.5 lbs of delicious Angus beef, a couple hours of simmering, and a huge bowl of noodles later, we had just what we were craving. Letts get to work, Ardon Creek. (Letts…That… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Beef Burgundy w/ Ardon Creek Commission Man Red

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Grilled Swordfish Sandwich w/ Cedar Valley Chardonel Swiss Cheese Dip

Chardonel: Cedar Valley Winery-Batavia, IA We’re in the middle of summer which means our outside propane powered cooking device is getting a full workout. The recent days have been warm and that makes sipping on a crisp glass of Iowa white wine even more refreshing. So great that I can’t help but have my pinkie… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Grilled Swordfish Sandwich w/ Cedar Valley Chardonel Swiss Cheese Dip

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Pork Chops w/ Wilson’s Hard Cider Apple Chutney

Spiced Up Hard Cider: Wilson’s Orchard-Iowa City, IA Why would you ever wait until the autumn to enjoy some top notch cider? I’m getting to the point where I’m gravitating to it during the summer months more often. Especially with all the local hard ciders popping up. One that’s close to home is brewed by… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Pork Chops w/ Wilson’s Hard Cider Apple Chutney

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines,& Spirits: Sweet Chili Glazed Chicken w/ Peace Tree Blonde Fatale

Blonde Fatale Ale: Peace Tree Brewing Company-Knoxville, IA Knoxville, IA is home to some of the most exciting car races in the world. Literally thousands of fans flock to Marion County all season long to root for their favorite drivers. Now they have another reason to love Knoxville. One of Iowa’s most well known breweries… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines,& Spirits: Sweet Chili Glazed Chicken w/ Peace Tree Blonde Fatale