Best Breakfasts in Minnesota

Best Breakfasts in Minnesota
Mike Marcotte travels all over just to find out where the best places are to go for breakfast in Minnesota.  He says these are the places that are worth the trip! Lindas’ Café, Rogers Fat Nat’s Eggs, New Hope, Brooklyn Park, & St. Anthony Village The Original Pancake House, Edina, Eden Prairie, Roseville, & Burnsville ...

Dick’s Last Resort

Dick’s Last Resort
When you go out to dinner, the last thing you expect to happen is a server making fun of you, maybe being super sarcastic or even throwing napkins at your table. That is, unless you dine at Dick's Last Resort. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson checked out their Mall of America location and because confrontation makes her sweat, we asked a...

Monday Night Meal: Summer Veggie Tostadas

Monday Night Meal: Summer Veggie Tostadas
Emily Dingmann is a Nutritionist and the creator of My Everyday Table. She has easy meal plans for busy families! She stopped by to make summer veggie tostadas for the Monday Night Meal series. Recipe: Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic 2 green zucchini 2 poblano peppers 2 cups corn kernels 3/4 tsp. salt ...

Tasty Fruit Recipes

Tasty Fruit Recipes
Chef and cookbook Robin Asbell stopped by with tasty ideas on how to use fruit in recipes when it's too hot to make a pie. Slow Cooker Blueberry Nectarine Crisp 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, margarine, or...

Healthy Back-to-School Snack Ideas

Healthy Back-to-School Snack Ideas
School is a hectic time for parents and children, and it’s easy to not prioritize living a healthy lifestyle during this busy time of year. Certified personal trainer and nutrition coach, Sara Gerbracht, stopped by to show us how to incorporate easy and healthy snacks for the family. For more recipes and wellness tips, check out Sara's...

Patioke at the 5-8 Grill and Bar in Champlin

Patioke at the 5-8 Grill and Bar in Champlin
We wrapped up our Patioke series, sponsored by Patio Town, on the patio at the 5-8 Bar and Grill in Champlin.  Steve had never experienced the goodness that is a 5-8 Juicy Lucy.  Nor had he tried the Saucy Sally.  But that all changed as he was served both of the 5-8 classics.  It was love at first bite for both.  When he wasn’t chowing...

Lemon Meringue Parfaits

Lemon Meringue Parfaits
Angel Food Bakery owner Katy Gerdes, shared a tasty Lemon Meringue Parfait recipe perfect for your next summer get together. Lemon Meringue Parfaits lemon or vanilla cake scraps (can use homemade cake or store bought mix or pre-made cake) lemon curd (recipe below or store bought) meringue frosting (recipe below) garnishes...

All Things Pancakes

All Things Pancakes
Recipe Developer Mary Jane Miller stopped by to share her classic buttermilk pancake recipe and more. Basic Pancakes Prep time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 large...

Grill with Confidence

Grill with Confidence
Sure, it's easy to grill hamburgers on the grill, but knowing how long steak should be on the grill is a bit harder to figure out. The Executive Director for the Minnesota Beef Council, Karin Schaefer, stopped by with four of the best cuts to toss on the grill along with recipes for each cut. You can get hundreds of free recipes using beef...

Lakeville Brewing Company

Lakeville Brewing Company
TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson found a spot that she says is perfect for a date night, a happy hour, or even a fun spot for the entire family.  Lakeville Brewing Company is the innovative creation of two couples who had different – yet very similar – ideas for what to do with the old VFW space in Lakeville. Lakeville Brewing Company has...