Terry John Zila always adds spice to Twin Cities Live. This time, he’s cooking with it!
Basil Lime Fruit Salad
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
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
Just add water pancake mix (Danny uses Bob's Red Mill)
Rimmed Sheet Pan (about 13" X 18")
Preheat oven to...
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
Vanilla Ice Cream
½ package Hydrox or Oreo cookies, crushed
Chocolate Fudge – such as Mrs....
We challenged our Twin Cities Live producers to share a S'more recipe with a fun twist in a game called, "That's S'more Like it Cook-Off."
Cooking Instructor, Nancy Berguson, showed us some simple ways to dress up a tasty peach cobbler.
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...
With strawberry season just getting underway, this simple salsa goes great on fresh fish or shrimp tacos as well as on corn chips! Laurie Crowell, owner of Golden Fig, shows us.
1 1/2 lbs medium shrimp-peeled and deveined
4 garlic cloves-minced
1 tsp Chili Powder
1/2 tsp Wild Mountain Cumin
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
1 TB BBQ herbs
Josh Nelson of the Almanac Fish in Lowertown St. Paul dishes up tips on how to grill fish this summer.
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...
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...
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...
We've all been in a recipe rut -- that's why we started a series on twin cities live at four called, "Monday Night Meal." The goal is to start your week off strong with a simple dinner idea that's easy to make and will impress your whole family. Chef and cookbook author, Robin Asbell shared how to make Roasted Summer Veggie Penne with Chickpeas.
Twin Cities Live producers found a viral video on Facebook showing how to make an omelet in a plastic, resealable bag. It has over one million views. But our recipe developer says it's not safe. Mary Jane Miller stopped by to help us Taste the Trend and offered an alternative version on making omelets.
Patty Morrissey stopped by TCL's Patio Party to share some of her unique guacamole recipes.
Every Monday, Twin Cities Live wants to start your week off strong with a simple dinner ideas that's easy to make and will impress your family. It's called Monday Night Meal. Emily Dingmann is the creator of "My Everyday Table" which is full of recipes and meal plans... plus it's great for busy parents on-the-go. She stopped by to make Cherry...
Back in the early 20th century, there wasn't such a thing called a refrigerator or a freezer. Back then, people used ice boxes – where blocks of ice were kept – to keep their food safe and cold. Baking instructor, Nancy Burgeson, shows us some retro icebox cakes that you'll want to bring back!
With so many events getting cancelled this summer, we’ll be doing a lot more small-scale entertaining with family and friends. That means we’re on the lookout for fun, fresh, creative ideas. Terri Chaffer of Love that Olive has terrific suggestions.
Mention Twin Cities Live to receive the Father's Day Gift Pack special for $55. It...
Private Chef Justin Davis stopped by the TCL kitchen to share a tasty pork loin recipe perfect for the winter.
Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig stopped by with some healthy homemade snacks recipes that are good for when you're on the go.
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.
Yield: Marinade for 1-pound meat, meat substitute or vegetable
1 cup olive oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
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