Foodie Gift Guide

The countdown begins!  With just 26 days until Christmas, we are helping you get a start on your Christmas shopping.  Our Director of Programming has some suggestions for the foodie in your life. Products Featured: Fusion Bouzion Craft Cocktails Adam Turman Spatula partnership with local company talismandesigns.com Get 25%...

Willows Coffee

Willows Coffee
Have you ever heard the term, “pour over coffee”?  Elizabeth goes straight to the expert to find out how to brew coffee that way at home and to get some holiday gift ideas for the coffee lover in your life. Get one of the coffee themed gift baskets at the Washington County Christmas at the Courthouse Event.  Click here for more...

Craft and Joy Charcuterie Boards

Craft and Joy Charcuterie Boards
Over the last year, charcuterie boards have became a social media phenomena. To figure out what it takes to make the ultimate board, TCL reporter Kristen Haubrich takes us to meet Barbara Reimer, a Plymouth mother who took the jump to leave her job and start Craft and Joy, her own uniquely beautiful Charcuterie board business. If you order...

Natalie’s Favorite Olive Oil

Natalie’s Favorite Olive Oil
Natalie Jaeger, owner of the Olive Grove Olive Oil in Mendota Heights shares recipes using her favorite olive oil and balsamic vinegar flavors. Recipes: White Balsamic Chicken with Olive Dressing Chicken or Beef with Creamy Balsamic Sauce  Fresh Mixed Greens with Classic Vinaigrette Click here to get the Twin Cities Live Gift...

Cheese Sauce for Nachos

Cheese Sauce for Nachos
Today, Rob Barrett from Cooking for Dads helps us craft the perfect nachos for game day! Rob’s Cheese Sauce Ingredients: 200 g cheese. I like a mix of non-cheddar cheeses. 1/4 C cream 1” butter 1 spoonful garlic powder fresh ground pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in sauce pan and slowly heat over medium...

Orchard Tour

Orchard Tour
Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson asked on her Instagram page, “What’s the best orchard in the Twin Cities?”  She got a lot of responses and shares some of the fan favorites. Whistling Well Farm, Hastings Pine Tree Apple Orchard, White Bear Lake Fireside Orchards & Gardens, Northfield LuceLine Orchard, Watertown

Embrace Fika with Fika Coffee

Embrace Fika with Fika Coffee
In Swedish, the word Fika (pronounced fee-kah) means coffee break – a moment of indulgence in a hectic day. Up north in Lutsen MN, local roaster and coffee shop Fika Coffee embraces the name with our reporter Kelli Hanson. Even if you’re not taking a trip up north this fall, you can enjoy a moment of Fika by ordering their beans from...

Smoke Out at Allianz Field

Smoke Out at Allianz Field
Kelli Hanson catches up with Chef Justin Sutherland at his restaurant, Handsome Hog, and got a taste of what they’ll be smoking at Smoke Out 2021 at Allianz Field.  They’ve teamed up with Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine for the event that is filled with some of your favorite barbeque restaurants. For tickets and information, click here.

Smoke Out

Smoke Out
The folks at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine have teamed up with Chef Justin Sutherland to throw a “Smoke Out!”  More than a dozen chefs are grabbing their smokers and setting up shop this Sunday at Allianz Field.  Stephanie March from Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine shares more about the event. For tickets and information, click...

T-Rex Cookie Dough

T-Rex Cookie Dough
Tina Rexing is the owner of T-Rex Cookies with locations in Eagan and in Ridgedale Mall.  They are giant cookies that are baked in small batches.  Now, you can get the dough to bake the cookies at home.  The three “Take and Bake” options include Caramel Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Chocolate Chip, and Monster.  They are available at...

Support Our Shops: The Goodery

Support Our Shops: The Goodery
Did you know that juicing is the fastest way of getting nutrients into your body?  The Goodery in Stillwater is a female run shop bringing healthy, fresh, and convenient options to the St. Croix River Valley. You can purchase juice and soup from The Goodery on-line or at their shop.  TCL viewers get 10% off any first time purchase when you...

Family Dinners With Coborns

Family Dinners With Coborns
Emily Parent, Coborns Supermarket Dietitian, makes family dinners as easy as possible.  Make the Harvest Vegetables and Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner (recipe on www.celebratemore.com) and double the ingredients to make extra for later or to freeze.  Get the Dietitian’s Choice Pork Pineapple Teriayaki Kabobs from the Meat Service Case already...

Preserving Garden Produce

Preserving Garden Produce
With garden's in full bloom, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed with all that produce.  Elizabeth shares her way to preserve it to enjoy year round. Click here for Elizabeth’s slow roasted tomato recipe. To preserve zucchini – shred on a box grater or using a food processor. Place in a colander over a bowl on the sink. Salt...

Ripe Radish Farm

Ripe Radish Farm
Did you know that there is a garden in Hastings in the shape of a radish?  TCL reporter Kelli Hanson and her girls go check out Ripe Radish Farm to pick their own veggies. Picking hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturdays from 8AM – 1 PM.  Click here for more information and for a “Ripeness Report” to plan you trip.