Boat Foods and Drinks

Boat Foods and Drinks
This time of year most of us are craving warm temps and sunshine and the chance to enjoy a meal on the patio with a view of the water. Susan Ritts is the creator of Putting on The Ritts, a website with tons of tasty recipes and her new cookbook called Boat Food and Drinks is out now. Along with recipes perfect for a day out on the water - the...

Spicy Crab & Avocado Cocktail

Spicy Crab & Avocado Cocktail
Amalia Moreno Damgaard is helping us celebrate Valentine’s Day with a recipe that she says is a fancier version of a shrimp cocktail. COCTEL DE CANGREJO Y AGUACATE Spicy Crab and Avocado Cocktail Recipe by chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard (AmaliaLLC.com) Serves 8 people 1 8-ounce jar lump crabmeat, drained, picked over to remove any...

Wood-Fired Chicken Wings

Wood-Fired Chicken Wings
The NFC and AFC Championship games are this Sunday.  Why not make some killer wings to enjoy the games with.  Cooking for Dads host Rob Barrett makes Wood-Fired Chicken Wings. Cooking with Fire: Make sure your wood is dry. When starting a fire make sure to start with rolled up paper, then small twigs, them bigger pieces of...

Fall Appetizers

Fall Appetizers
Susan Ritts is the creator of Puttingontheritts.com which has tons of tasty recipes.  She's also the author of Cooking and Entertaining With Ease. She stopped by to make jalapeno cheese & bacon app along with some other yummy snacks. Mushroom/Brie Crostini's Crusty French bread crackers One container each button mushrooms, baby...

Game Day Snacks

Game Day Snacks
Football season is upon us and that means you need to be ready with some go-to appetizer ideas. Susan Ritts is the creator of Putting On The Ritts, which has tons of tasty recipes. She's also the author of cooking and entertaining with ease, which has great tips for making your next event delicious and stress-free! She's here with three...

Fun & Delicious Things to Do with Tequila

Fun & Delicious Things to Do with Tequila
While tequila makes for the most delicious cocktails, it is often times used in cooking too.  Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard shares some information on the popular liquor and ways to use it. The best tequila comes from blue agave from Jalisco, Mexico, designation of origin (tequila only comes from this region) Tequila is Mexico’s most...

Restaurant Appetizers

Restaurant Appetizers
We may soon be able to visit our favorite restaurants again and many folks are looking forward to that.  For some, the best part of the meal is those appetizers.  Jamie Preuss, creator of So Happy You Liked It blog, shows us some appetizers you can make at home so you don’t have to wait! Buffalo Cauliflower with Cilantro Jalapeno Ranch...

Pan Fried Dumplings

Pan Fried Dumplings
If you find yourself in Northeast Minneapolis or flying out of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, be sure to visit PinKU Japanese Street Food.  Chef John Sugimura shows us how to make one of their top sellers at home. 1 pound Lean Ground Pork 120 grams diced garlic chive 105 grams minced green cabbage 1 ½ Tbsp minced garlic 1...

Best Game Day Snacks: Finger Food Appetizers

Best Game Day Snacks: Finger Food Appetizers
Whether you're watching the big game this weekend because you love football or you just watch for the commercials, chances are you're also looking forward to all the tasty snacks. Twin Cities Live decided to start a friendly competition between some KSTP staffers to make the best game day snacks. We're starting with finger food party snacks,...

Avocado Pomegranate Dip

Avocado Pomegranate Dip
Raghavan Iyer is the author of six best selling cookbooks but most impressive is he is a James Beard Award Winner.  The James Beard awards are like the Oscars in the food world.  Raghavan prepares a dip you will love. Avocado Pomegranate Dip Makes 2 cups (brimming) Vegan; Gluten-free 2 teaspoons coriander seeds 1 teaspoon cumin...