Cowboy Caviar and Queso Panela

Cowboy Caviar and Queso Panela
As we continue to soak up the summer, Melissa Silva, owner of El Burrito Mercado, joins us today to share her pro-tips on some unbeatable summer recipes! Try out her recipes today! Cowboy Caviar Ingredients Red onion Red and green pepper Jalapenos Corn Beans and cilantro Instructions/Tips Roast poblano pepper...

Pork Week: Pork Tenderloin

Pork Week: Pork Tenderloin
As Pork Week comes to a close, tenderloins are finally making an appearance! Hog Farmer Mike Patterson joins us to share his take on Korean barbeque-style pork tenderloins. For more from the Minnesota Pork Board, click here. Try out his recipe today! Ingredients: Marinade Sesame oil, minced garlic, fresh ginger, water, sugar,...

Rob’s Coke Marinated Steak

Rob’s Coke Marinated Steak
Rob Barrett joins us to make a recipe that he shared 14 years ago on his very first appearance with TCL! Back in 2008, he was tasked with coming up with a new Father’s Day recipe. He experimented with a beer marinated steak trying different combinations, until he found the right one. Recipe- Ingredients: 1 can of Coke 1/2...

Fixin’ a Fathers Day Feast

Fixin’ a Fathers Day Feast
Fathers Day is only 9 days away, and many people are still looking for gifts... fortunately we have someone in the studio today to help us prepare for Dad's Day! Terri Schafer from Love That Olive is here today to showcase not only some great gifts , but also recipes for a feast! Try out the recipes featured today: Grilled Fruit over a...

Homemade Specialties: Jay’s Bloody Mary

Homemade Specialties: Jay’s Bloody Mary
Co-hosting for the first time today is Elizabeth's husband Jay Reimers! He requested to show off one of his kitchen specialties, and was even generous enough to share his recipe with us. Follow along at home to start your weekend off right! Directions Fill 18 ounce solo cup with ice Add 1.5 oz. Tito's vodka Add  1 oz. Clausen's...

CookingBomb Cucumber Salad

CookingBomb Cucumber Salad
Here today to showcase her brilliant cooking skills is author and celebrity chef, Vivian Aronson, AKA CookingBomb! You can find her cookbook on her website for many more recipes, and follow her on TikTok, where she has amassed over 2.5 million followers for sharing her authentic Chinese recipes. Today she introduces us to a perfectly refreshing...

Classic Sandwich with a Twist

Classic Sandwich with a Twist
Here to show us how to upgrade a classic sandwich is Jametta Raspberry, an award-winning chef and leader of the catering company House of Gristle! Based out of St. Paul, her company aims to make food that brings communities together and supports the advancement of social justice in the Twin Cities. Check out some of the events she will be...

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...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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;...

Mother’s Day Menu

Mother’s Day Menu
Anna Klimmek Owner and Chef of Happy Food MN and Culinary Wellness Company teaching people how eat for their bodies in a way that works for their lives.  It’s their mission to get people in the kitchen by teaching them healthy, simple ways to get cooking! Anna prepares a Mother’s Day menu using spring ingredients! 2 Upcoming Cooking...

Argentinian Inspired Asado Platter

Argentinian Inspired Asado Platter
This Argentinian-Inspired Asado Platter might just be your new summertime, anytime favorite! Just a few simple ingredients and a grill or oven is all you need. This is an easy and flexible "no-recipe recipe" for quick weeknight meals, but it’s also easily adaptable for entertaining. Servings 4 Michele Phillips, BaconFatte.com @baconfatte...

Grilled Pork Chops with Cinnamon Caramel Apples

Grilled Pork Chops with Cinnamon Caramel Apples
Apples and cinnamon are always a winning combination, add in a perfectly seared pork chop and you have a simple yet delicious meal on your hands.  Chef John Van House, for CORE Foodservice, shares a recipe you’ll have to try.   For more pork recipes, check out the Minnesota Pork Board. Ingredients: 1 Boneless Pork Loin 3-4# Salt and...

Cinco de Mayo Inspired Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Inspired Recipes
We have almost made it to the end of April, which means Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner! It’s a holiday to celebrate the diverse culture of Mexico, which of course includes the food! Here with some Cinco de Mayo inspired recipes that are full of protein, we have Ashley Kraemer from the Minnesota Beef Council!  Salad Shakers ...

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chef Terry John Zila throws together a quick and easy salad that is perfect for a Monday Night Meal. Ingredients: Romaine and/or Mixed Greens 2 Ears Fresh Corn or 1/2 bag frozen corn, roasted 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained Grape Tomatoes 4 cooked Chicken Breasts or 1 Rotisserie Chicken 1 cup ranch dressing 1 bunch Cilantro 1 cup...

DIY Naan Pizza

DIY Naan Pizza
Emily Dingmann, creator of My Everyday Table, is a pro when it comes to making your kids happy at the dinner table.  Letting the kids create their own DIY Naan Pizza is one way and she has tips on serving to your kids for greater success too. Links: Naan Pizzas Tortilla Pizzas 5-Minute Chopped Salad