Nordic Ware Factory Store: Season of Love

Nordic Ware Factory Store: Season of Love
When women say they don’t want anything for Valentine’s Day, don’t believe them!  Guys, maybe you want to try your hand at making a homemade sweet treat for your love.  TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson stopped by the Nordic Ware Factory Store to get us ready for the “Season of Love!” Click here for the recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate...

Local Condiments

Local Condiments
Our Director of Programming & Promotions loves to cook with all things local!   She shared some of her favorite Minnesota made condiments and how to incorporate them into some awesome snacks for the big game! Riff’s Smokehouse Meats & Sauce Started business in Northeast Minneapolis in 2014 now in Arden Hills The purpose of...

Tortilla Foldups

Tortilla Foldups
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig Fine Foods tries out one of the newest trends in food – Tortilla Fold Ups. Laurie’s Recipes: The method is the same for all, you just have to choose your favorite ingredients! With a burrito size flour tortilla, Imagine a clock face on the burrito, so 12 o’clock at the top, 3 o’clock at the right,...

Onion Fun & Garlic Yum

Onion Fun & Garlic Yum
January is "Onion Fun & Garlic Yum!" month at Veggie Buds Club!  Creator Monica Irwin shares two family-friendly recipes.  Click here and use the  coupon code:  TCL15 for 15% off any subscription or shop item from 1/29-2/2/21. Click here to buy other products from Veggie Buds Club! Garden Veggie Alphabet Soup Ingredients 1...

Protein Snacks

Protein Snacks
When it comes to bacon, there is one person you should go to.  Parker Wallace is the self proclaimed Bacon Babe and is “in the know” of all things bacon!  She also knows a thing or two about deli meats.  Applegate products offer a healthier version of regular bacon with their turkey bacon  and their deli meats have no sugar.

Food Hacks with Coborns

Food Hacks with Coborns
Emily Parent, the registered dietitian at Coborns has some advice for food preparation and storage hacks that will keep your groceries fresher for longer. Store herbs upright in a container with a little bit of water to help them last longer Refresh veggies by storing in water to bring back the crisp Try freeze drying at home – dry...

Sour Cream Soup with Taking Stock Bone Broth

Sour Cream Soup with Taking Stock Bone Broth
While working in a restaurant kitchen, Molly Clark and Maddy Kaudy decided to open up a spot of their own focusing on soups.  But, after realizing that owning a restaurant wouldn’t allow them the family lives they wanted, the women shifted their focus to the broth they had perfected as the base of their soups.  Taking Stock Foods was born...

Eats with Eddy: What’s For Dinner?

Eats with Eddy: What’s For Dinner?
With indoors dining getting the ok, the age old question of “where do you want to eat” is back.  There is a new website that takes the guesswork out of deciding where to go.  With just a few clicks, Eats with Eddy, will give you a curated personalized restaurant list. Click here and get 10% off Yum Club Membership when you use the...

Meal Prepping

Meal Prepping
Food writer for Bring Me the News, Lindsay Guentzel has some tips and tricks for making mealtime quicker and easier. Tip #1 – Keep a refrigerator plate:  set a plate in your fridge to remind you to start thawing meat for your next meal. Tip #2 – Meal prep one protein on the weekend to use during the week. Tip #3 – Set aside time...

Be Well with TCL: Origin Meals

Be Well with TCL: Origin Meals
The idea of getting healthy in the New Year is one of the most popular resolutions made every hear.  Origin Meals got it’s start by serving food to fitness fanatics and now ships right to the front door of families all across the metro.  Steve learns how the meal delivery service can help get you healthy with giving you back some...

Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating
Before we know it, all the indulgent Holiday Dinners will be over. That’s when the resolutions about healthier eating begins.  Coborn’s helps us with those resolutions and food trends for 2021. Recipes: No Bake Protein Packed Pistachio Cookies | CelebrateMORE.com Buffalo Cauliflower Nachos | CelebrateMORE.com Click here to...

Cooking Lingo

Cooking Lingo
Tis the season to talk turkey about cooking. Angela Johnson, managing editor for Tiger Oak Media, puts your cooking vocabulary knowledge to the test.  With more cooking being done at home, this can definitely come in handy. Check out Tiger Oak Media’s entire family of community lifestyle magazines which you can read cover to cover online...

Nordic Ware Gifts

Nordic Ware Gifts
If you’re a fan of shopping local then there is one store you won’t want to miss.  It’s one of Minnesota’s most well known businesses, Nordic Ware.  Kelli found some products that make perfect gifts.

Easy Edible Gift Ideas & Inspiration

Easy Edible Gift Ideas & Inspiration
People are home more, cooking more and craving both comfort food and culinary inspiration more than ever.  Terri Chaffer has filled her store, Love That Olive, with all sorts of inspiring ideas plus she’s created a variety of themed gift baskets and boxes that are ready to give. Shopping at Love That Olive is safe and easy. Pick your...

Cooking with Gavin Kaysen

Cooking with Gavin Kaysen
Restaurants continue to find new ways to reach diners during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The owner of Spoon & Stable, Bellecour, and Demi, Gavin Kaysen, is no different and has had to make adjustments as well. Gavin is inviting you over for dinner, virtually!  He is offering these cooking classes where he walks you through making some of...

Local Brands at Coborns

Local Brands at Coborns
It’s important to think about local brands and small businesses around the holidays.  Local grocer Coborn’s carries a lot of small and Minnesota brands.  Registered dietitian Emily Parent shows us some recipes using some of these products. Recipes: Granola Crusted French Toast Fall Spiced Latte Hearty Mushroom & Tomato...

15 Minute Naan Bread

15 Minute Naan Bread
Indian Naan Bread Chef and instructor Jessica Tijerina shows us a recipe for a 15 minute Naan Bread. Cajun Naan – 15 Minutes (Great as a pita too!) Jessica Tijerina www.jessicatijerina.com Yield:  2-4 Servings Ingredients 260 grams self-rising flour (2 1/8 cup) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 2...

Thanksgiving with Nordic Ware

Just because your Thanksgiving will be a little smaller this year, you can still get some big wows.  Kelli checked out the Nordic Ware Factory Store and found the tools that will help you do that. Recipes: Pumpkin Pecan Loaf Cake Honey Cornbreak Cakelets