DIY Marinades

DIY Marinades
Marinades are a great way to add extra flavor to your vegetables, chicken, kebobs, or just about anything on the grill.  Chef Jessica Tijerina shows us how easy it is to make marinades at home. Mexican Marinade Yield: Marinade for 1-pound meat, meat substitute or vegetable 1 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 1 chipotle...

Lentil Recipes

Lentil Recipes
Lentils are an inexpensive way of getting a lot of nutrients.  They’re packed with B vitamins, magnesium, zinc and potassium.  Chef and cookbook author, Robin Asbell shares some recipes using lentils. Red Lentil-Carrot Hummus Makes about 3 cups 1 cup red lentils 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced 6 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup...

Monday Night Meal: Sloppy Jane

Monday Night Meal: Sloppy Jane
We're about to heat things up in this kitchen for Monday Night Meal presented by Nordic Ware. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson, says you'll want to fire up and make this dish sooner than later. It's a staple in the Hanson household and it's her daughters favorite dinners. This recipe comes from one of Kelli's favorite food blogs, The Defined Dish....

Tasty Summer Dishes

Tasty Summer Dishes
Natalie Jaeger, owner of Olive Grove Olive Oil, shows us some tasty dishes perfect for summer using products you can get right from her store. Recipes: Grilled Lemon Chicken with Thyme Mango and Black Bean Salad Peach Caprese Salad Through Saturday, June 6, 2020 until 5PM, you can pick up a Gift Box Sampler featuring the olive...

Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Fruit and Vegetable Wash
How do you get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? The answer is easy…make them taste better!  Washing your produce in Fruit & Vegetable Wash not only gets your produce tasting better, it extends its shelf life too. Elizabeth spoke to the inventor of the Fruit and Vegetable Wash and President and Owner of Life’s Pure...

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...

The Grocers Table

The Grocers Table
Over the past couple of months, the restaurant community has been really struggling.  Some have adjusted by offering take out and curbside pick up while others have been forced to close their doors for good. In the midst of all this, a new restaurant in Wayzata, The Grocer’s Table, is actually opening for the very first time.  Owner...

Chinese Glazed Salmon and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner

Chinese Glazed Salmon and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner
Katie Chin is the daughter of the legendary LeeAnn Chin so she knows a thing or two about cooking.  Katie and her 11 year old daughter, Becca Jonas, join us to create a sheet pan dinner of glazed salmon and broccoli. Click here to watch Cooked Up with Katie and Becca. Katie has two cookbooks that you can get for 40% off through July 31,...

Pasta Salads

Pasta Salads
Nicole Nelson, from Living Well With Nic, has some recipes that are perfect for your next barbeque. Recipes: Gluten Free Greek Pasta Salad Mayo Free Coleslaw

The State of Restaurants

The State of Restaurants
After weeks of being closed, restaurants in Minnesota are able to welcome customers back.  Things, of course, will be different. Joy Summers, editor of Eater Twin Cities, fills us in on what you can expect.

Meal Kits

Meal Kits
With the COVID-19 crises, the service industry had a difficult task ahead of them.  How can they still reach their customer in spite of the crises?  The results have been incredible.  DIY kits have created a new way for people to experience their favorite go-to spots. Red Wagon Pizza – Take & Make Pizzas Red Cow – At-Home...

Grilled Steak with Charred Tomato Salsa

Grilled Steak with Charred Tomato Salsa
Chef and author, Amalia Moreno-Damgaard, has a barbeque menu perfect to kick off your summer. Amalia creates simply awesome virtual gourmet experiences to help you enhance your next team meeting or social gather.  She shares recipes and tips daily on her Facebook and Instagram. Follow her at @amaliamorenodamgaard. CARNE ASADA CON...

Crazy Krispie Roll-Ups

Crazy Krispie Roll-Ups
Baker Nancy Burgeson has a recipe that will round out your barbeques this summer. CRAZY KRISPIE ROLL-UPS ¼  cup butter or margarine 1  10-ounce bag mini marshmallows 5 cups Rice Krispies or any other small sized cereal such as Peanut Butter and Cocoa Pebbles, etc. 1-1/2 cups marshmallow fluff ½-1 cup crushed graham...

Rhubarb Buckle

Rhubarb Buckle
Recipe developer, Mary Jane Miller prepares an old fashioned coffee cake that your family will love. Related: Freak Flag Organics Rhubarb Buckle Prep time: 15 minutes Ready in: 1 hour Topping: 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 3 Tbsp. butter, melted and cooled Cake 3 cups flour 1 tsp. baking...

Preserving Your Produce

Preserving Your Produce
With longer periods of time between shopping trips, the produce you buy could start going bad.  The cooking show Keeping Up with Coco and Lala has creative ways to use more of those veggies and tricks to make the produce last longer.

Frozen Pizza Round Up

Frozen Pizza Round Up
A few months ago, Elizabeth and her husband Jay started a Friday night “Pizza and Movie Night” tradition at home with their two kids. They usually switch off between ordering and popping a couple of frozen pizzas in the oven. This led Jay to go on the hunt for the best locally made frozen pizzas in town! He narrowed it down to four that the...