Restaurant Appetizers

Restaurant Appetizers
We may soon be able to visit our favorite restaurants again and many folks are looking forward to that.  For some, the best part of the meal is those appetizers.  Jamie Preuss, creator of So Happy You Liked It blog, shows us some appetizers you can make at home so you don’t have to wait! Buffalo Cauliflower with Cilantro Jalapeno Ranch...

Pan Fried Dumplings

Pan Fried Dumplings
If you find yourself in Northeast Minneapolis or flying out of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, be sure to visit PinKU Japanese Street Food.  Chef John Sugimura shows us how to make one of their top sellers at home. 1 pound Lean Ground Pork 120 grams diced garlic chive 105 grams minced green cabbage 1 ½ Tbsp minced garlic 1...

Best Game Day Snacks: Finger Food Appetizers

Best Game Day Snacks: Finger Food Appetizers
Whether you're watching the big game this weekend because you love football or you just watch for the commercials, chances are you're also looking forward to all the tasty snacks. Twin Cities Live decided to start a friendly competition between some KSTP staffers to make the best game day snacks. We're starting with finger food party snacks,...

Avocado Pomegranate Dip

Avocado Pomegranate Dip
Raghavan Iyer is the author of six best selling cookbooks but most impressive is he is a James Beard Award Winner.  The James Beard awards are like the Oscars in the food world.  Raghavan prepares a dip you will love. Avocado Pomegranate Dip Makes 2 cups (brimming) Vegan; Gluten-free 2 teaspoons coriander seeds 1 teaspoon cumin...

Citrus Recipes

Citrus Recipes
Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell, stopped by with tangy recipes made with citrus to try out in the new year. Citrus Shrimp 3 TB olive oil 3 TB fresh cilantro zest and juice of 1 limequat and 2 mandarins 1 tsp honey 2 TB shallot -minced 1 tsp fresh ginger-minced 1.5 lbs shrimp - cleaned 1 mandarin and 1 lemon cut into...

Build Your Own Bruschetta Bar

Build Your Own Bruschetta Bar
Serve a spread that will impress and please everyone! Guests get to create their favorite combination, or try something new. Select your favorite ingredients, spreads, and dips to serve with crostini and bruschetta. The Creator of Food and Lifestyle Blog, “So Happy You Liked It” blog, Jamie Preuss stopped by to share her tips on building a...

Holiday Entertaining Ideas

Holiday Entertaining Ideas
Amalia Moreno-Damgaard has recently traveled throughout Australia and New Zealand and learned a few things about their food and culture. She stopped by with Holiday Entertaining Ideas with an Aussie and Kiwi Flair. What was featured in today’s segment: -Mini Toasts topped with smoked salmon, goat cheese crema, Manuka honey, and olive...

Holiday Appetizers

Holiday Appetizers
Susan Ritts is the creator of puttingontheritts.com which has tons of tasty recipes.  She's also the author of Cooking and Entertaining With Ease. She stopped by to make tasty holiday appetizers that will warm you up this holiday season. PUMPKIN SOUP NOTE: If serving soup in pumpkins, you will need to purchase one pumpkin per person,...

Thanksgiving Entertaining

Thanksgiving Entertaining
Jamie Preuss  and Carin Skowronsky have fabulous tips when it comes to entertaining your family and friends. They stopped by with delicious snacks you can eat while you prepare all day for the Thanksgiving feast as well as tasty Thanksgiving side dishes. Jamie Preuss: So Happy You Liked It Website: www.sohappyyoulikedit.com ...

Beefed Up Appetizers

Beefed Up Appetizers
Becky Church with the Minnesota Beef Council stopped by with three appetizer ideas using beef. They're perfect for a tailgate party or for entertaining guests over the holidays! Featured recipes: Italian Beef Sandwich Rolls Mediterranean Meatball Kabobs Beef Queso Fundido  

Buffalo Chicken Chili

Buffalo Chicken Chili
Lifestyle Blogger Lindsay Guentzel stopped by the TCL kitchen with a Buffalo Chicken Chili recipe perfect for your next fall celebration. Try it at home! Click here for the Buffalo Chicken Chili recipe. For more recipes, travel, DIY and more, check out her website.  

Fall Appetizers

Fall Appetizers
Susan Ritts is the creator of Puttingontheritts.com which has tons of tasty recipes.  She's also the author of Cooking and Entertaining With Ease. She stopped by to make jalapeno cheese & bacon app along with some other yummy snacks. Mushroom/Brie Crostini's Crusty French bread crackers One container each button mushrooms, baby...

Game Day Snacks

Game Day Snacks
Football season is upon us and that means you need to be ready with some go-to appetizer ideas. Susan Ritts is the creator of Putting On The Ritts, which has tons of tasty recipes. She's also the author of cooking and entertaining with ease, which has great tips for making your next event delicious and stress-free! She's here with three...

4th of July Sides

Golden Fig Fine Foods owner, Laurie Crowell, stopped by with some tasty 4th of July side recipes. Visit Laurie at her store! Click here for more information.   Sour Cream + Dill Potato Salad 1 lb red potatoes- washed and quartered 1/3 C diced pickles 1/2 C sour cream (I like Daisy brand) 1 tsp. Apple Cider Vinegar 1...

Caramelized Onion Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Caramelized Onion Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Creator of John Jean Juan, Terry John Zilla stopped by Twin Cities Live to make Caramelized Onion Bacon Wrapped Shrimp. It’s a simple and delicious appetizer you can serve at your next family get-together. Caramelized Onion Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Makes 16 appetizer servings Ingredients: 1 pound large shrimp (Sized U 16-20) 2...

Spring Recipes with Kale

Spring Recipes with Kale
Monica Irwin is the creator of the Veggie Buds Club. Each month she finds creative ways to introduce veggies to your kids and make them more tasty and fun. While it might seem like an impossible task to get your kids to eat kale, Monica says blending kale into a simple creamy dip is a great way to get your kids involved in cooking with this...

Cinco de Mayo Appetizers

Cinco de Mayo Appetizers
TCL’s Home Cook-off Winner, Patty Morrissey stopped by the TCL kitchen with recipes for carnitas tortilla rolls and stuffed Anaheim peppers right in time for Cinco de Mayo. Carnitas Tortilla Rolls Ingredients 1 ½ cups carnitas meat (alternatively, 1 chicken breast sautéed or baked, then shredded) 1 Tablespoon oil 2 Tablespoon...

Cooking with “Mamma Mia!”

"Mamma Mia!" is entertaining audiences at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres through September 28th, 2019. The show features 22 songs from the musical group ABBA and is a toe-tapping delight for anyone who's looking for a fun night out! Two of the stars of the show, Jessica Fredrickson and Aleks Knezevich play a couple on stage and they're married...