Jalapeno Recipes

Jalapeno Recipes
Terry John Zila always adds spice to Twin Cities Live.  This time, he’s cooking with it! Basil Lime Fruit Salad Ingredients: ¼ cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced 2 cups seedless watermelon, cut into ½-inch cubes 2 cups cantaloupe, cut into ½-inch cubes 2...

Kid Connection: Buddy Family

Kid Connection: Buddy Family
The Buddy Family program offers support not only for adopted children, but for their new family too.  Kelli Hanson shares the impact it has on the families that it supports.  Buddy families can be adoptive families or retirees that have time to give.  You must go through training to be part of the program.  For more information about the...

Rebuild Twin Cities: Midtown Global Market

Rebuild Twin Cities: Midtown Global Market
Five Eyewitness News is working with the Neighborhood Development Center to help businesses recover and rebuild from the pandemic and the unrest we’ve seen in our community.  Midtown Global Market is a big part of that recovery effort.  Baba Letang, Midtown Global Market director, fills us in on this initiative. Text “GIVENDC” to...

Grilling Wines

Grilling Wines
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 Pair with...

Summer Injuries

Summer Injuries
With summer time activities like biking, rollerblading, and jumping on the trampoline the summer injuries are not far behind.  Kelli Hanson chatted with Dr. Nick Edwards, an urgent care physician at Tria Orthopedics about avoiding the bumps and breaks.

Amp Up Your Grill Game

Amp Up Your Grill Game
You can’t have a proper backyard camp out without pulling out the grill.  Our self-proclaimed “Grill Master” (and our boss) Mandy Tadych shows us some products and tricks to kick your grill game up a notch. Olive Grove Burgers Recipe & Deal Click here for the Rosemary Smoked Burger recipe. Olive Grove Olive Oil Summer BBQ...

Kamryn & Friends: Bracelets for Unity & Justice

Kamryn & Friends: Bracelets for Unity & Justice
Making friendship bracelets are like a right of passage for kids.  In the wake of George Floyd’s death, Kamryn Johnson and her neighbor friends have turned that craft into a movement, raising thousands of dollars.  The money they’ve raised is being donated to those affected by the recent riots.  Kelli Hanson chatted with Kamryn about her...

Cheesecake Funk

Cheesecake Funk
It’s been less than a year since Vanessa Drews decided to step away from her job and create Cheesecake Funk.  We caught up with Vanessa at her commercial kitchen in Minneapolis to find out how she got started and how her favorite musician inspired the name of her business! Click here to find locations where you can find Cheesecake Funk...

Kid Connection: Jay & Maria

Kid Connection: Jay & Maria
Tuesdays on Twin Cities Live we highlight school aged kids in our adoption system in a series called Kid Connection. This week you’ll meet siblings Jay and Maria. They were placed in separate foster homes, which is common, but they told Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson they can't imagine calling a place home without being together....

Ladder Golf Yard Games

Ladder Golf Yard Games
Hanging out in the yard grilling and playing yard games…sounds like summer time!  Jill Miller, owner of Projects in Person shows us how to make some of those fun yard games yourself using PVC pipe. Supplies: 3/4 Inch PVC Pipe + Fitting (2) 10 ft sections of pipe (2) Elbows + (6) T Fittings (4) End caps...

Navigating the Issues of Racism

Navigating the Issues of Racism
The events of the last few weeks have called into question all kinds of issues with regards to racism and society.  Kelli McLoud-Schingen, President and Founder of KMS Intercultural Consulting, talks with us about how we can take action. Click here to watch Kelli’s TEDx talk. Some of Kelli’s favorite resources include: ...

Being an Ally

Being an Ally
Given the current state of our country, James Robilotta believes now - more than ever – it’s important to reflect and also take action to spread more awareness.  James is author of Leading Imperfectly, Professional Speaker, Personal Coach, and an entrepreneur.  He joins us to explain what it means to him being a white ally in social...

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen
Since 2012, Pimento Jamaican Kitchen has been serving up authentic Jamaican street and comfort food.  In 2016, the owner Tomme Beevis, opened his flagship location on Eat street in Minneapolis.  Just this past week, that area has been heavily targeted by the riots.  Tomme joins us to discuss the action he took immediately to help his...

3X3 Fit

3X3 Fit
For 26 years, Kim Marie Ross has been developing fitness programs.  Eight years ago, she developed a simple at-home workout which takes yoga and pilates to the new level by adding power cords and tension rings. For a limited time, purchase the 3X3 Supreme Body Sculpt Equipment package for $79.  These deals sell out fast, click here for...

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Our Programming Director, Mandy Tadych shares some of her ideas for Father’s Day gifts.  They are all “Dad-Approved” and they are all supporting local businesses. The Mock One Folding Hammock, $149.98 Get 15% off entire purchase with the code: TCL15 Craft & Vine Picklery  Available at Lunds &...

Neighborhood Support

Neighborhood Support
After the turbulent weekend, an outpouring of support was seen in the neighborhoods affected.  Photographer Drew Schingen went to one St. Paul neighborhood to see how it’s supporting those who had no way of getting food and supplies. For a chance to volunteer email at shaycaresinfo@gmail.com.  And for the latest or changing information,...

Sheletta & Lindy

Sheletta & Lindy
Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent are usually here to talk about parenting issues. But as two black women who are mothers of boys, they have a different perspective on the events that have unfolded in our community.