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...

Danny Seo Simple Recipes

Danny Seo Simple Recipes
Danny Seo, creator of Naturally, Danny Seo magazine, joins us with two simple recipes that are not only easy to make but also encourages the whole family to get involved. Danny's Nutella Sheet-Cakes Gather: Just add water pancake mix (Danny uses Bob's Red Mill) Nutella Rimmed Sheet Pan (about 13" X 18") Make it: Preheat oven to...

Summertime Desserts 

Summertime Desserts 
We are celebrating our Super Cool Summer series all summer long! Twin Cities Live contest winner, Patty Morrissey stopped by to make tasty summer desserts you can take to your next family BBQ. Ice Cream Fudge Parfaits Ingredients: Vanilla Ice Cream ½ package Hydrox or Oreo cookies, crushed Chocolate Fudge – such as Mrs....

Monday Night Meal: Cowboy Turkey Burgers

Monday Night Meal: Cowboy Turkey Burgers
Every Monday on Twin Cities Live, local chefs and cooks stop by to make a tasty dinner recipe that you can easily make during the busy work week. Culinary and Branding Director at Kowalski’s, Rachael Perron stopped by to make a cowboy turkey burgers and a delicious side dish that’s perfect for the summertime.  For more information on...

Elizabeth’s Favorite Brownies

Elizabeth mentioned her favorite Brownie recipe and many of you have asked for it!  Here it is!  The recipe is from the Food52.com website by Alice Medrich. Alice Medrich’s Best Cocoa Brownies 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks, 140 grams) unsalted butter 1 1/4 cups (250 grams) sugar 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (80 grams) unsweetened cocoa...

Paul Folger’s Grandma’s Red Sauce

Paul Folger’s Grandma’s Red Sauce
A simple smell can bring up vivid memories.  Whenever Paul Folger went to visit his Grandma Alene and Grandpa John, Grandma would always have her red sauce cooking on the stove.  Now everytime Paul makes it himself, he is reminded of that. 1 pound ground beef 1 onion chopped--medium size 2 cloves of garlic 1 quart of tomatoes or 1- 28...

Keg & Case

Keg & Case
Restaurants and bars are slowly reopening but with restrictions on their indoor dining.  That means Minnesotan’s are embracing outdoor spaces event more.  Kelli is live at Keg & Case Market in St. Paul showing us their brand new outdoor space.

Let Us Eat More Lettuce

Let Us Eat More Lettuce
It can be challenging to get your kids to eat more vegetables. Monica Irwin, creator of Veggie Buds Club, shares some fun snacks and activities that will get your kids eating more lettuce. Lettuce Stamps (use the base of a head of romaine lettuce, dip in washable paint, and stamp on paper) Lettuce Hide & Seek (place 3 lettuce leaves...

Handsome Hog

Handsome Hog
The Handsome Hog in St. Paul is a nationally recognized restaurant.  It’s chef, Justin Sutherland is also well known for his appearances on Bravo’s Top Chef and Food Network’s Iron Chef.  Handsom Hog recently opened their doors to customers again but now, they are in a new St. Paul location!

Grilling Wines – 2

Grilling Wines – 2
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...

Grilling Swordfish

Grilling Swordfish
Josh Nelson of the Almanac Fish in Lowertown St. Paul dishes up tips on how to grill fish this summer. Ingredients: 6 to 8 ounce servings per adult, 4 to 6 ounces for lighter appetites Za’atar spice blend Grlk –Lemon aioli- 2-3 ounces per plate (recipe follows) Garnish- (Josh Nelson personally prefers cilantro and...

4th of July Picnic Recipes

4th of July Picnic Recipes
Even though celebrations will look a little different this year, you can still go all out with your picnic spread!  Jamie Preuss, creator of the blog So Happy You Liked It, shows us some options. An upgrade on the classic picnic staple, this Dill Pickle Potato Chip Potato Salad includes briny dill pickles and gets extra crunch from dill...

Summer Pie

Summer Pie
If you like baking but are just getting the hang of it, chances are you find nothing more intimidating than making a pie from scratch, especially the crust. Terry John Zila is the creator of JohnJeanJuan Cakes. He specializes in pies, tarts, cookie, bars and other tasty desserts. If you plan on making a pie, Terry says you don't need to buy a...