Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery
Summer is a great time to get out and explore. With the local wine industry in our state continuing to grow, gathering your friends for a wine tasting experience is a fun event to consider.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is at Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery in Kasota.  https://www.chankaskawines.com/ Check out Chankaska Creek Ranch and...

Summer Hat Fashions

Summer Hat Fashions
Director of programming and promotions and self-proclaimed “hat junkie", Mandy Tadych  shows us how you can improve your summer hat game while shopping local. Mandy shopped at; Whatnot Boutique Pleasant Hills Saddle Shop 20% off through the weekend at either locations of you mention Twin Cities Live. Statement...

Ke’Ke Noodles

Ke’Ke Noodles
Ke'Ke (Kay-Kay) Noodles is a new dish that is made using the Somali flatbread, sabaayad. It was invented in 1997 and made its debut in the first Safari, the first Somali restaurant in downtown Minneapolis. It has now become a staple menu item in many Somali restaurants around the world. Ke’Ke Noodles started out at the Safari Restaurant as...

Zoom Costumes

Zoom Costumes
Therese Linscheid, a Maple Grove grandma, wanted to bring some laughter to her co-workers during the pandemic.  So, she started layering on theatrical makeup and wearing wigs during their Zoom meetings.  The Cargill Administrative Assistant started snapping selfies in characters – from Mr. Rogers to Ozzy Osborn! Therese came up with 232...

Lemony Recipes

Lemony Recipes
You know the saying, “When Life gives you lemons….”, the Cooking Mom Amy Hanten says to use them to make some delicious sunny spring/summer lemony recipes! My Best Ever Lemon Chicken really is the best! She loves it because you can do it in the oven or in a foil pan on the grill! It’s delicious either way and it’s perfect for backyard...

Raised Glazed Doughnuts

Raised Glazed Doughnuts
Chef Terry John Zila shows us how to make homemade donuts. Makes about 16 round doughnuts plus doughnut holes Note: It’s always a good idea to proof your yeast before baking. Place a few teaspoons of yeast in a small bowl and add ½ cup warm water (90°-100°F) and a pinch of sugar. Allow the mixture to rest for 10 minutes. If the yeast...

Day Trippin’: Cambridge

Day Trippin’: Cambridge
If you are itching to get out but still want to stay closer to home, TCL reporter Kelli Hanson is here to help you out.  She travels all over this great state and to Wisconsin and has places to tell you about.  The criteria is that the drive should be under two hours and the trip should start with a good cup of coffee.  This trip she takes...

Mother’s Day at Simonson’s Salon

Mother’s Day at Simonson’s Salon
If you want to make mom’s day, give her a day away and throw in a facial and a haircut and she’ll be ecstatic.  That’s exactly what Simonson’s Salon and Spa gave a very deserving mom named Cathy. Get mom or treat yourself to a Mother’s Day bonus gift. It’s complete with a satin pillowcase, a oat milk and honey body butter, and...

Kid Connection: Meet Aiden

Kid Connection: Meet Aiden
Every month we introduce you to a school aged child in our adoption system. This time our Kid Connection series takes us to U.S. Bank Stadium.  Twin Cities Live Reporter Kelli Hanson was there as Monster Jam moved in a couple weekends ago for their big show. She brought 12-year-old Aiden along to meet the one and only, Grave Digger! Learn...

Kentucky Derby Hats

Kentucky Derby Hats
The 147th running of the Kentucky Derby is just a day away.  Spectators will be allowed into Churchill Downs at 50% capacity.  And, it isn’t only the horses that people will be checking out.  It’s the hats that take center stage.  Kristin is getting into the derby spirit with a local milliner, Angie Hall from Angie’s Hats!

Good Company: Northern Soda Company

Good Company: Northern Soda Company
There are a few things that can take you back to your childhood like a toy, a song, and grape soda pop.  A Minnesota pop company is keeping it old school making soda in small batches, sweetened with real sugar and leaving out bizarre chemicals.  The old fashioned way.  Kelli introduces us to Northern Soda Company in Arden Hills. Mystery...