Alice Seuffert, creator of Dining with Alice stopped by to share some of her favorite portable patio drinks and show you how to serve them in fun and simple ways!
When it comes to grilling and chilling, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s Wine has the chilling part down! He shares which wines pair best with some of our favorite grilled foods.
Pair with Chips: Casa Farelli Prosecco
Pair with Seafood & Salads: Laville Pavillon Bordeaux Blanc
Pair with Fish: Hats Off Chardonnay
Owner of the Golden Fig, Laurie Crowell stopped by the TCL kitchen to show us how to make some tasty summer lemonades!
Sitting outside and sipping on a glass of wine during the summer months in Minnesota sounds like a perfect scenario. There are wines that are better suited for these occasions and Ted Farrell from Haskell’s has them!
Domaine Fazi Rose
Fog Mountain Sauvignon Blanc
Gearbox Pinot Noir
Get two of each of these wines...
Anna Klimmek, owner and chef of Happy Food MN says their mission is to get people in the kitchen by teaching them healthy simple ways to get cooking. She prepares a Tahini Latte that is stress reducing because she uses adapatgens which work with the body to reduce stress. The spices she adds are calming for the body.
Lion’s Mane Tahini...
If you've got a summer BBQ in your upcoming plans, we want you to put down that package of hotdogs. Don't even think of buying that relish tray. Instead, escape to the Caribbean. The owner of Pimento Jamaican Kitchen, Tomme Beevas, stopped by to show us how to pull together a Caribbean Backyard Bash.
Minnesota has a booming cocktail & spirit scene and an equally thriving craft coffee So why not combine the two and really make some Minnesota coffee cocktail magic! If coffee is not your thing, try a chai cocktail. Or if you like beer, go for some local brews made with local coffee.
A good way to start learning about different kinds of wines according to our wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskells, is to compare “Old World” with “New World” wines.
Wines Ted featured:
Chardonnays: Gergenti Chardonnay vs. Mystified Chardonnay
Zinfandels: Masso Antico Primitivo vs. Pra Vinera Zinfandel
Blends: CDR Rastellian...
Pre-packaged smoothies can get a bit spendy and cutting up the ingredients each day to make a smoothie, can take more time than you have in the mornings. Laurie Crowell, owner of Golden Fig, prepares the makings of smoothies for up to 18 days.
Owner of Sociable Cider Werks, Jim Watkins, stopped by to share recipes for three tasty cocktails that only require three ingredients.