If inflammation goes unchecked, it can lead to diabetes, arthritis, and many other things. But the good news is there are foods out there that can help prevent chronic inflammation that also taste delicious. Chef Marshall O’Brien, Nutritional Wellness Expert, shows us some ways to incorporate those foods into your diet.
Tim McCarty with the Minnesota Pork Board shows us how adding bacon to an already flavorful meatloaf really amps up the flavor.
2 ½ lb. Fresh ground pork
½ lb. Fresh ground bacon
1 cup Onions diced
2 TBSP Garlic minced
2 TBSP Fresh parsley chopped
2 TBSP Fresh thyme
3 TBSP Dijon mustard
½ cup Parmesan shredded
2 tsp Smoked...
The solution for busy weeknights are Pantry Pasta Meals! Stock your kitchen with a few key ingredients and you’ll have a wholesome meal within reach! Jamie Preuss, creator of So Happy You Liked It creates a meal perfect for fall Monday Night Meal.
Recipe: Fusilli with Italian Sausage, Artichokes, and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Michele Philips from the Bacon Fatte blog shared her recipe for butternut squash and chickpea salad with tahini dressing. You can follow her on Instagram too by clicking here.
For her printable recipe, click here.
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Sweet Potato Apple and Corn Coconut-Curry...
Cooking for Dad's host, Rob Barrett, shares a quick, easy, and hot breakfast taco idea that kids can do themselves.
Rob’s Quick Breakfast Tacos
salt and pepper
meat of your choice
cheese of your choice
Vegetables of your choice
In a small bowl, beat one...
Reporter Kelli Hanson is in the incredible garden of Susan Ritts, the creator of Putting on the Ritts catering and cookbook author. Thanks to the hot summer weather, tomatoes are going crazy. Susan has ideas for using them.
FRESH CORN AND TOMATO SALAD
6 ears of sweet corn – or one package frozen corn
4 Roma tomatoes, cut...
While, officially, the first day of fall is September 22nd, unofficially the season begins now. Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig shares some soup recipes that are perfect for the cooler season.
Wild Rice Shiitake Soup
Makes 3 quarts
1 Tb butter
1 TB olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 carrots, peeled and...
Give your leftover rotisserie chicken the Sloppy Joe treatment with melted cheese and your favorite BBQ sauce. Bring the heat with Tabasco or Szechuan sauce on top. Kevin Doran from 5 Eyewitness News shows us this easy Monday Night Meal.
YIELDS: 6-8 sliders
PREP TIME: 15 MINS
TOTAL TIME: 15 MINS
1 tbsp. extra-virgin...
Erin Krug representing the MN Pork Board uses pork to make Hawaiian Pork Burgers.
1 pound pork sausage
6 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
2 green onions, sliced
2 oz. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
20 oz can pineapple slices in juice
1/2 red onion
1 tablespoon cooking oil
4 hamburger buns, whichever you prefer
Jamal Hashi is instrumental for bringing the flavors of Somali cuisine to Minneapolis, and America in general. He wanted to introduce American’s to camel meat and created the Hashi Burger. It has since taken off in the middle east being served at Kuwait Fire House, Babel Food Chain in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, and Hashi Burger Restaurant in...
It’s tailgating, outdoor party time again and the Minnesota Beef Council has you covered with awesome beef recipes prepared three ways. They are fun, delicious and are perfect for game day or any gathering.
Easy Roast Beef Potluck Rolls
Beer-Braised Spicy Beef Tacos
Air Fryer Steak Bites
If you have a lot of veggies but aren’t quite sure how to use the, Chef Robin Asbell has a summer dish just for you.
Robin’s Youtube channel
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup scallion, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh thyme
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 small scotch bonnet...
Got a box of spaghetti? Amy Hanten, The Cooking Mom, shows us how to turn it into two delicious and healthy and budget friendly end of summer pasta salads. Both use tons veggies from your garden or fridge that need using. They also have no mayo so perfect for sitting out at backyard BBQ’s and potlucks! Plus, they are prefect for back to...
Shopping the Farmer’s Markets is a favorite for 5 Eyewitness News’ anchor, Paul Folger. He makes a meal from the fresh veggies he finds, just perfect for a Monday Night Meal.
Open Faced Heirloom Tomato Toast
2 large heirloom tomatoes
4 slices of toast
Salt and Pepper
Get the most beautiful heirloom tomatoes you...
Steve’s alter-ego is back! This time, “Smokin’ Steve” tries his hand at smoked tri-tip. It does not go well.
The recipe Steve used is from one of his favorite sites, here.
And this is worth mentioning: Despite Steve’s struggles, he blames none of that on the recipe. All of it on himself.
Chef Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen and Vinai prepares an easy summer meal using instant ramen. Yia has been doing some great events this summer- including “Vinai and Company” a fun dinner series that is are with other chefs and bartenders at the St Paul Farmers Market.
1 Pack of Instant Ramen (save the seasoning...
Minnesota summers always feel short so it’s important to make the best of it. Cookbook author Susan Ritts, creator of Putting on the Ritts, has some refreshing summer recipes to share.
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I am CRAZY for lemons....
Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard shares a variety of ceviche recipes.
With tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, lemon, orange, and cilantro and mint
Recipe by Chef & Author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard (AmaliaLLC.com)
1 cup baby scallops, poached in salted boiling water for 1 minute
½ cup multicolored cherry...
Cooking for Dads host, Rob Barrett shows us his recipe for unfried fried rice.
I cup uncooked Jasmine rice
1 cup water
2 spoonfuls coconut oil
1 egg beaten
1 handful pea pods chopped
1 handful chopped red pepper or vegetable of choice
1 handful rotisserie chicken chopped.
2 spoonfuls soy sauce
1 spoonful sugar
Chef and Owner of Coalition, Eli Wollenzien stopped by TCL's kitchen to share his tips on making Tuna Poke.