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...

Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade Dog Treats
Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell, stopped by with recipes for homemade dog treats and information on the Paws on Grand event. Peanut Butter Banana Freeze 4 ripe bananas 1/2 C creamy peanut butter 1/2 C plain yogurt Coconut water to thin Place bananas, peanut butter and yogurt in a blender. Turn on and drizzle in coconut...

Tillamook Presents: A Celebration of the Juicy Lucy

Tillamook Presents: A Celebration of the Juicy Lucy
To celebrate in Minnesota, Tillamook is teaming up with some of the top chefs in the Twin Cities to celebrate the beloved Juicy Lucy at a once-in-a-lifetime party at Bauhaus Brew Labs that honors the originators while showcasing some new interpretations by top Minnesota chefs. The Cooking Mom, Amy Hanten stopped by to talk about Tillamook...

How Restaurants Set Their Prices

How Restaurants Set Their Prices
When you go out to eat, you might open the menu and look at the prices and ask yourself, how do they come up with these prices?  The team from Twin Cities Business set out to find out exactly the formula that is used to do this.  Adam Platt, Twin Cities Business Executive Editor is here with the breakdown.

Healthy BBQ Swaps

Healthy BBQ Swaps
It’s barbeque season! Certified personal trainer and nutritionist, Sara Gerbracht, stopped by to provide tips on how to make healthier choices at your next ‘get together’ with family and friends. Recipe #1: Turkey Brat Wrapped in Lettuce Swapped for: Regular brat with bun Ingredients: 1 turkey brat, 1 large washed and dry romaine...

TCL in Your Town: Rogers Farmers Market

TCL in Your Town: Rogers Farmers Market
We are celebrating all things Rogers this week and today we're highlighting the town's amazing farmers market. Recipe developer Mary Jane Miller has great summer dish ideas using the produce she found at the market. Strawberry Rhubarb Buttermilk Short Cake Prep time: 40 minutes Ready in: 1 hour 15 minutes Cake: 1 cup unsalted...

Food Photography Advice and The Peach Truck Cookbook

Food Photography Advice and The Peach Truck Cookbook
Minneapolis Photographer Eliesa Johnson is known for her ability to shoot beautiful pictures, especially if they are of food. Her most recent project lead her to Nashville to help with The Peach Truck Cookbook. She dished all the details and more. Eliesa’s food photography tips: Windows are your best friend So is natural light! ...

Father’s Day Grilling Guide

Father’s Day Grilling Guide
Thanks to the Minnesota Beef Council, Charlie Cory from Big Steer Meats in Saint Paul shares a guide on cuts of beef perfect for grilling, along with price comparisons. The Al Capone and specialty burgers are available at Big Steer Meats in Saint Paul. Get their store hours here. If you are looking for recipes using these cuts, check out...