If you've got a summer BBQ in your upcoming plans, we want you to put down that package of hotdogs. Don't even think of buying that relish tray. Instead, escape to the Caribbean. The owner of Pimento Jamaican Kitchen, Tomme Beevas, stopped by to show us how to pull together a Caribbean Backyard Bash.
Minnesota has a booming cocktail & spirit scene and an equally thriving craft coffee So why not combine the two and really make some Minnesota coffee cocktail magic! If coffee is not your thing, try a chai cocktail. Or if you like beer, go for some local brews made with local coffee.
A good way to start learning about different kinds of wines according to our wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskells, is to compare “Old World” with “New World” wines.
Wines Ted featured:
Chardonnays: Gergenti Chardonnay vs. Mystified Chardonnay
Zinfandels: Masso Antico Primitivo vs. Pra Vinera Zinfandel
Blends: CDR Rastellian...
Pre-packaged smoothies can get a bit spendy and cutting up the ingredients each day to make a smoothie, can take more time than you have in the mornings. Laurie Crowell, owner of Golden Fig, prepares the makings of smoothies for up to 18 days.
Owner of Sociable Cider Werks, Jim Watkins, stopped by to share recipes for three tasty cocktails that only require three ingredients.
Ted Farrell from Haskell’s put together a 6-pack of wine for Twin Cities Live viewers and it was so successful that he decided to do it again!
6 For $60 available through Sunday, May 3, 2020. includes:
Les Rastellains Cotes du Rhone
Craft Creamery Chardonnay
Chateau du Pin Bordeaux
Domaine Pech de L’Escale...
Baking Instructor, Nancy Burgeson stopped by the TCL studio with a tasty pineapple upside down cake recipe.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
1-1/4 cup key lime margarita
1 cup packed light brown sugar
20 ounce can juice-packed pineapple rings, drained (reserve juice)
6 ounce jar maraschino cherries without stems, drained
1 package yellow...
Meeting your friends and co-workers for happy hour has definitely changed. With bars and restaurants closed, happy hour is looking a little different. Producer Lisa Adams shares tips for making your virtual happy hour a successful happy hour.
Local breweries are still making your favorite beverages that you can pick up.
Cherries are delicious and are packed with nutrients. The Real Food RN, Kate Doubler stopped by to make a tasty cherry smoothie and to talk more about the health benefits.
2 cups cherries
1-2 cups kefir
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla
Blend it all-together in a blender and enjoy!
Cherry-it Cherry Pitter
Ted Farrell of Haskell’s Wine introduced us to a six pack of wine that he put together and offered as the Twin Cities Live 6-Pack. This proved to be very popular and you haven’t missed out on it either. You can still pick it up curbside or get it delivered to your home.
TCL 6-Pack is available through Saturday, April 11, 2020 for just...