Wilted spinach may not sound like most appealing part of your day but when you add bacon flavored olive oil to it, your family will be asking for seconds. Natalie Jaeger from the Olive Grove in Mendota Heights stopped by to make some fall inspired meals.
Creamy Herbed Chicken
Sautéed Spinach with Bacon maple Vinaigrette
Registered dietitian Michelle Dudash shared some ideas for quick and easy snacks and meals! She shared a baked frittata idea from Blenditarian and The Mushroom Council, LaCroix Sparkling Water, a "Philly Cheeseloin" from Smithfield.com and protein shakes from Premier Protein Shakes!
It’s the final day of Steve & Elizabeth’s Food Fight at the Fair. They debate their final food choice to see who gets the final points in this fierce competition and, of course, who will be getting the pie in the face!
Steve & Elizabeth have been going toe to toe battling for your votes on how well they pitch their favorite foods. The standings right now show Steve in the lead 7 – 5. Today they put their favorite State Fair Pickle treat to the test!
Old Home presented a “Cottage Cheese Eating Contest” that Elizabeth has been wanting to take part in since last year’s fair. She recruited Chris Egert and Paul Folger from 5 Eyewitness News to join her.
The score is tied and it’s anyone’s game to see who will get the pie in the face at the end! Today’s challenge is all about the best sandwich at the fair. Elizabeth’s vote goes to the Gizmo while Steve says, hands down it’s the Turkey-to-Go!
Sweet Martha’s Cookies have been a fair favorite since 1979 and Elizabeth just can’t get enough of their sweet yumminess. Steve says…”move over bucket of cookies. Deep-fried cookie dough is the way to go!”
We asked some State Fair enthusiasts to pick a few of their favorite fair food finds. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson, Chef Terry John Zila, and TCL Senior Producer Mike Marcotte share their favorites that you may not have thought about.
Beer Battered Brat from Sonny’s (Food Building)
Shrimp & Grit Fritters from...
Steve and Elizabeth go head to head with their favorite new fair food. Currently tied 2-2, Elizabeth tries to take the lead with her pitch for the Turkish Pizza available from Blue Moon Dine-In Theater. While Steve hopes to get ahead with the Nashville Hot Chicken On-a-Stick from The Blue Barn at West End Market.
Stephanie March from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine is at it again. She made her way through the fair tasting all of the new food and drink. Instead of risking your own money on them, see if her advice is to “Get It” or “Skip It”! www.mspmag.com
Turkish Pizza at Blue Moon: Get It!
Wine Foat at Mancini: Skip It!