Oysterfest is an event that was a staple for many and after a few years off it is back this Sunday in St. Paul! Meritage Head Chef Russell Klein joins TCL to give us all the information on this Sunday’s event along with some lessons on how to shuck Oysters yourself.
Jo Anderson of Grow with Jo on TikTok tells us how to protect your garden bed plants this fall and winter along with a magical way of keeping your canned veggies lasting for months! To see what Jo has going on follow her social media pages on TikTok and Instagram! Also, Jo has a recipe for simple refrigerator pickles below!
Peg Rasmussen was the owner of Countryside Café for 45 years. This cozy diner in Hamel is known for its photo wall and home cooking. Peg shows us some yummy cherry recipes and even some quash. Both great for fall.
6 cups fresh tart cherries (pitted)
1 - 1 1/2 cups sugar
4 tablespoons corn starch
1 Box (14.1 oz) Pillsbury...
By now we’ve all heard of smoothie bowls, but have you heard of an oatmeal bowl? Minneoats, a business started by two best friends Maria and Alli, will have your mouth watering and your stomach growling. To learn more information about Minneoats and their business click here.
Use the promo code: TCL15 to get 15% off your order through...
We continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month. Chef and author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard provides us with a family recipe that will leave you wanting more!
Pollo en Crema y Lorocos
(Chicken with Loroco Flower Buds & Cream Sauce)
Recipe by Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard, AmaliaLLC.com
Serves 4 to 6 people
4 to 6 skinless chicken...
While summer is officially over, the Minnesota Farmers Markets are still bursting with abundance. Chef and Culinary Nutritionist Jenny Breen shows us some recipes with products you can find there.
To view an interactive map of the locations of markets in the Farmers Markets of MPLS collaborative, click here.
Squash Gratin with Cilantro...
Anna Klimmek Owner and Chef of Happy Food MN and Culinary Wellness Company teaching people how eat for their bodies in a way that works for their lives. She shows us a recipe for Egg Ribbon Italian Wedding Soup that she says helps to boost your immunity. The soup uses bone broth that is full of protein, collagen and trace minerals. Bone...
The grand opening of 2 Pink Squirrels is coming soon and TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is there to tell us what to expect! 2 Pink Squirrels is located inside the Northtown Mall in Blaine and will blow you away with their crazy milkshakes! Visit 2PinkSquirrels between Monday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 9th and receive 20% off when you...
The Vikings take on the New Orleans Saints in London on Sunday. This makes this an early game. A REAL early game. Stephanie March, the Dining Editor for Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, shares some of the best spots to catch the game and enjoy brunch while you’re at it! www.mspmag.com
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Kelli Hanson scours store shelves in search of what retailers are pushing this year in pumpkin spice. Paul Folger and Lindsey Brown from 5 Eyewitness News give us their opinions on Kelli's finds.
In honor of Skol Nation, TCL photographer and mixologist Drew Schingen has made 3 drinks that you can enjoy when watching the Vikes on Sunday!
Purple People Eater Cocktail
1.5 Oz Vodka
1 Oz Blue Curacao
1 Oz Sweet And Sour Mix
1 Oz Grenadine
1 Oz Cranberry Juice Or Grape Juice
Mix Every Thing In A Pint Glass With Ice...
Minnesota Monthly’s food columnist Sue Zelickson has been writing about the Minnesota food scene since1994. It’s safe to say she is one of the best to listen to when figuring out where to eat!
Mill Valley Kitchen
St. Paul Grill
In honor of Hispanic Hertiage Month, Milissa Silva from El Burrito Mercado joins us to make one of Elizabeth’s favorite meals, the Chicken Tortilla Soup!
2 tbsp olive oil
7 ounce can La Costena chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (the entire can will make this soup very spicy! We use 1/2 can so choose your amount according to...
If you are one of the many Americans who avoid gluten, giving up desserts may be what you find to be the hardest to avoid. Recipe developer specializing in gluten-free desserts, Kate Thrane, makes a caramel apple cake.
Follow Kate on Instagram @theglutenlessmaximus
Gluten-Free Caramel Apple Cake
6 large eggs
1 cup granulated...
Five Eyewitness News anchor, Paul Folger, creates a recipe that he featured on his YouTube channel called, Paul’s Plate.
8 Ounce package of pre-shredded cabbage for Cole Slaw.
16 Ounce Jimmy Dean Regular Pork Sausage Roll (I like hot)
2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
1/4 cup of water
Black Pepper to taste
To Prepare: Pan fry...
The Executive Chef of Rochester Golf & Country Club is making a slow cooker pork and peanut butter recipe presented by the Minnesota Pork Board.
2 lb pork loin roast, boneless
½ cup Asian sweet chili sauce
2 Tbsp soy sauce
2 Tbsp rice vinegar
4 cloves garlic (minced)
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
3 cups brown rice (or long grain...
Two years ago, right before Elizabeth went on her last maternity leave, she cooked with Cookbook Author Robin Asbell over Zoom. It was an easy, tasty, stovetop mac and cheese recipe. She shows us a similar quick pasta recipe.
One Pan Stovetop Penne with Asiago
Makes 4 cups
1 1/2 cups whole milk
It’s always fun to gather your friends together to watch the Minnesota Vikings on Sundays. Charlie Torgerson from Charlie T’s Foods and RC’s Barbeque at the State Fair shares his recipe for Smoked Chicken Wings, a go-to appetizer perfect for the game.
Cherry Smoked Chicken Wings
24 ea Chicken Wings, whole, thawed
¼ cup Your...
The pickle pizza took over the state fair this year, but QC Pizza in Mahtomedi has been doing it for years. Kristin Haubrich headed over to learn more about their amazing pickle pizza pie.
We check out what Wildwood Tavern has to offer. Rayvon Simmons, a cook there since the spring of 2021, shows us some of the food they offer. And, bartender Ashley Olson lets us taste test the Wildwood 75 and a Berry Ginned Up!
Megan Sheley is a recipe developer and when she posted her recipe for a tomato galette, it received over 2 million views. It’s cheesy, crispy and is perfect for your next fall gathering.
Follow Megan on Instagram here.
Pie Crust, you can be fancy and make your own but you can use premade
5 oz. Crumbled goat cheese, leave...
Ted Farrell from Haskell’s has some wine perfect for the cooling temperatures and he has a deal to boot! Get all six of these wines for just $60 through Sunday, October 2nd at any Haskell’s locations.
Flavors of Fall 6 for $60 includes:
Casa Farrelli Bianco
Wilderness Oak Chardonnay
Pra Vinera Reserve Zinfandel
September is family Meals Month and it’s the perfect time to prioritize sitting down with the family over a plate of delicious food. It’s been shown that sharing meals together strengthens family bonds, folsters emotional balance, and improves nutrition. Coborn’s Supermarket Dietitian, Jessica Talbot, shows us some great meals to put...
Since we are celebrating the town of Mahtomedi and it’s surrounding communities, we asked Stephanie March, MSP Magazine’s Food and Dining Editor, for her restaurant recommendations.
Fall is here and that means so is football season! Kick start your tailgates by making sure beef is at the center. These recipes are great for your next gathering whether you’re watching the game from home or tailgating at the event. Here with recipes that are perfect for feeding the whole team is Ashley Kramer from The Minnesota Beef...
We’re celebrating the town of Mahtomedi and, of course, Kelli found a cute quaint coffee shop. The Wild Bean Coffee Shop is under new ownership; a very ambitious teen. Maddie McMahon fills Kelli in on how it came for her to take ownership.
O’Shaugnessy Distilling Company and Ireland, both have Irish Whiskey. O’Shaughnessy Distilling Company is a lot closer though! Their Keeper’s Heart Whisky is a blend of Irish and American distilling traditions. Keeper’s Heart Master Distiller, Brian Nation, and Liquid Collaborator, David Perkins, join us for a little taste testing.
Culinary and Brand Director from Kowalski’s Markets, Rachael Perron, creates a Monday Night Meal that’s a staple in many families. But this lasagna is made in a skillet!
1 tbsp. Kowalski’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 lb. ground Italian sausage
2 tsp. minced fresh garlic
2 tsp. Kowalski’s Signature Pizza...
We kick off TCL in Your Town: Mahtomedi with a favorite burger from a favorite hangout. The Dugout has been family run and operated since the 1960’s. Kitchen manager Peter Knops shows us how they put together The Hangover Burger. Give one a try. All week through Saturday, September 24th they are just $11.
1 1/3 pound...
TCL Reporter, Kristin Haubrich, takes us to AxeBridge Wine Co. to showcase the juicy competition this happening this weekend! The event will be held on the 17th and 18th, and is located in the North Loop in Minneapolis. Tickets to stomp have gone fast, but you are encouraged to still come by and see the competition first *foot*! There will be...