Youth Entrepreneurs Salad Lab

Youth Entrepreneurs Salad Lab
When you think of ballpark food, a salad might not be the first item to come to mind. However, at Target Field you can find delicious salads that not only taste amazing but can help give back to the community. Roots for the Home Team is a non-profit that works with teens to help teach leadership skills and entrepreneurship by creating and...

Tiki Time Boat Cruise

Tiki Time Boat Cruise
Today Kristin Haubrich takes us to the St. Croix river, where we find a unique and one of a kind Caribbean themed tiki boat! During the warm months that are upon us, what better place to be than on the water? This summer, you can rent your own floating tiki bar! Grab your friends and hop on board with Captain Brian for a Tiki Time...

Healthy and Tasty Mediterranean Potato Salad

Healthy and Tasty Mediterranean Potato Salad
  Healthy and Tasty Mediterranean Potato Salad Chef Robin Asbell makes a delicious Mediterranean salad using potatoes in her recipe for an easy Monday Night Meal. Potatoes take a trip to the Mediterranean, and join a medley of vegetables in a tangy vinaigrette. Recipe- Serves 6 Mediterranean Potato Salad 2 pounds yukon...

Seasonal Veggies

Seasonal Veggies
With warm weather upon us comes gardening, and the chance to make meals for the family made from ingredients you have planted yourself! Joining us today is Monica Irwin from the Veggie Buddies Club, here to share some ideas and recipes for your favorite seasonal veggies. DIY Herb Planters Painted with paint pens Use starters from...

Dakota Drinks

Dakota Drinks
The Dakota is one of the most unique events spaces in the Twin Cities. Joining us today is Elle Maeyeart, Dakota's bar manager with over 20 years of drink designing experience! She enjoys using fresh, natural, and sometimes unexpected ingredients in her cocktails. Check out the event center for music, dinner, and drinks here! Try making...

German Grilling: 328 Grill

German Grilling: 328 Grill
Even though Memorial Day is behind us, grilling season has only just begun. Joining us from 328 Grill, a scratch kitchen in St. Paul, is Mik German! Each month, 328 celebrates great beer and beef from the best local farms, breweries, and butcher shops. For the month of June, the burger of the month is The Pryes is Right: This burger...

Recipes for Energy

Recipes for Energy
Your diet can have a huge effect on your energy level.  Chef Marshall O’Brien shares some recipes that will help keep you up on these longer summer days. Crunchy Quinoa Salad Serves 4 Salad Ingredients 1 cup dry quinoa 2 cups water 1 cup sugar snap peas, strings removed, chopped 1 cup carrots, peeled and shredded 1 cup...

Winery Round-Up

Winery Round-Up
Twin Cities Live is celebrating Victoria for TCL in Your Town.  Kelli Hanson found out that there are several winery’s in the area that you should check out. Parley Lake Winery  Itasca 2021 Parley Vu Rose Barn Quilt Red 2020 Fountain Hill Winery & Vineyard  Goodbye Minnesota All Day Rose Hwy 12:...

Noble Lion

Noble Lion
The Noble Lion opened in May of 2017 and is the result of owner Marc Huebner love of European and Midwestern foods. Marc and the restaurant’s chef, Pat Donelan, are here to tell us more!

Good Company: Mixly

Good Company: Mixly
The summer months are approaching, and what better to mix with warm weather than a cocktail! A group of friends here in the Twin Cities has made it much simpler for you to sip during the summer. Kelli introduces Mixly, a local company who has created several versatile flavors of handcrafted cocktail mixers. Find them in stores near you here!...

Minnesota Monthly’s GrillFest

Minnesota Monthly’s GrillFest
It’s Minnesota Monthly’s 10th annual GrillFest, and this year it’s bigger and better. There are games, burgers, beer of course in fact their raffling off 99 bottles to be exact. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson is a guest Burger Battle and Bloody Mary judge this weekend, and she’s hanging out at the CHS field with a preview.

Coborn’s Mocktail Recipes

Coborn’s Mocktail Recipes
Emily Parent, a Supermarket Dietitian from Coborn's, joins us to share her favorite cocktail and mocktail concoctions using Zevia Ginger Ale.   Lemon Lime Twist Sorbet  4 lemons, 3 limes, 1 can Zevia Lemon Lime Twist and 1.5 tbsp Stevia Remove skin from lemons and limes and place in a blender Blend until combined and...

Bean Co.

Bean Co.
There are corners all over the twin cities where businesses have shut their doors, gas stations are closed, and the vitality of a neighborhood changes. That is until an entrepreneur has an idea. That’s exactly what happened in White Bear Lake! Kelli takes us to the brand new Bean Co.  

Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer Grilling Recipes
Grilling season is here to stay. If you’re looking to impress your guests at your next barbecue you’re going to have to move a step up from hotdogs… Luckily, Kelly Schmidt is here from the Minnesota Beef Council to help with three simple recipes you can make on the grill that are sure to please the crowd. #1 Hawaiian Ribeye Steaks with...

Bubble Tea Taste Test

Bubble Tea Taste Test
Food and Dining Editor from Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Steph March, recently reviewed several trendy tea companies around the Twin Cities. Today, she joins us while our hosts delight in a taste test of three of these contemporary tea shops! Check out some of the drinks featured today, and more, in the following links: Tii Cup ...

Asparagus Recipes

Asparagus Recipes
The asparagus season is upon us!  Chef Robin Asbell shares two recipes. Spring Farro Salad with Asparagus Serves 4 1 cup farro (semi-pearled) 1/2 bunch young carrots with tops (reserve greens, if nice), quartered lengthwise 2 cups chopped asparagus 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 1/4 cup chopped parsley (or carrot tops) 2 tablespoons...

Grilled Pork Steak and Chow Chow

Grilled Pork Steak and Chow Chow
We are all ready to spend more time outdoors, which means it’s grilling season! If you’re itching to dust yours off for the season, Chef Tim McCarty from Minnesota Bork Board is here today with a prefect recipe. Pork Steak Ingredients: Butcher cut “1 thick rub Flavor BBQ seasoning on both sides Instructions: Heat...

Spring Risotto

Spring Risotto
While on vacation in Ireland, Shelagh Mullen, creator of She Cooks Design, enjoyed a Spring Risotto that she couldn’t forget.  So, she was determined to recreate it for herself and finally cracked the code!  Click here for Shelagh’s recipe.

Sooki & Mimi

Sooki & Mimi
You may not think February 2020 would be the best time to open a new restaurant, but that didn’t stop a James Beard award-winning chef from opening Sooki & Mimi. Joining us today to share some of her dishes, we have Chef Ann Kim from Sooki & Mimi! Korean Pork Tacos Hand-pressed corn tortillas topped with pork, gochujang...

Date Night Picnic

Date Night Picnic
This warmer weather has people being outdoors at every opportunity.  Susan Ritts, creator of Putting on the Ritts, has some date night picnic ideas.   SILKY PATE Serves a crowd 1 pound chicken livers 2 medium onions, chopped 3/4 cup butter 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon flour 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2...

Apostle Supper Club

Apostle Supper Club
Chef Brian Ingram is the creative forces behind Hope Breakfast Bar and The Gnome. Now he has a new project in Duluth that is putting his own spin on the classic supper club.  It’s the Apostle Supper Club at the Radisson Hotel in Duluth.  Apostle Supper Club is open for dinner Wedsndays through Sundays.  Click here to book your reservation.

Hawaiian Tacos

Hawaiian Tacos
Nickie Carrigan, owner of The Warehouse and Nickie Carrigan Fitness, prepares an easy recipe for Hawaiin Tacos using a recipe she found on Pinch of Yum.  For the recipe, click here. The Warehouse is showing their support of The Firefly Sisterhood, an organization where women going through breast cancer can go to get paired up with a mentor;...