Salad & Cornbread

Salad & Cornbread
Director of Programming & Promotions, Mandy Tadych, shares her recipes for Sweet & Spicy Corn Bread and Honey Crisp Salad using products from the Nordic Ware Factory Store. Honey Crisp Salad -Make Dressing 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons Dijon 2 tables apple cider vinegar Juice half a lemon EVOO Cayenne pepper Black...

Cranberry Recipes

Cranberry Recipes
A Thanksgiving table would not be complete without the cranberries but it isn’t a favorite of everyones.  Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig shares some recipes that might change your mind. Cranberry Fluff My Grandma Rita made this every single year. A little tart, a little sweet. Can be served as a fruit salad with dinner or as a...

Gougères

Gougères
Chef Terry John Zila shares his recipe for Gougeres which are mini, easy to make dinner rolls. Ingredients: ½ cup water ½ cup milk 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons Pinch of Kosher salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 large eggs 3 ½ ounces finely shredded Gruyère or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (1 cup), plus more...

Healthier Thanksgiving Recipes

Healthier Thanksgiving Recipes
With Thanksgiving coming up, it’s time to start thinking about your meal plan.  Anna Klimmek, from Happy Food MN, shares recipes for a healthier Thanksgiving. Anna has an online Culinary Wellness School and teaches fun virtual cooking classes.  Sign up for Anna’s newsletter and click here for a free bone broth video. Woodland...

Foods to Help Sleep

Foods to Help Sleep
The time change that comes with Daylight Saving Time can feel like you need to get into a new sleep routine.  There are some things you can add to your diet to help improve your sleep.  Nutritional Wellness Chef, Marshall O’Brien shares some recipes that may help you feel more rested. Skillet Trout with Avocado Salsa Serves...

Day of the Dead Recipes

Day of the Dead Recipes
Day of the Dead – or Dia de Los Muertos – is a time to honor and celebrate loved ones who have died through colorful decorations and delicious food on November 1st and 2nd.  It originated in Mexico and is celebrated there, in Guatemala, and here in the U.S.  Chef and author Amalia Moreno Damgaard shares a dish and a dink for the...

Hasselback Squash

Hasselback Squash
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig was the very first cook on Twin Cities Live.  It only made sense to have her back as our very first host of Twin Cities Live, John Hanson, is filling in.  She is making two versions of yummy, thinly sliced Hasselback Squash - one sweet and one savory. While the squash is cooking the first 15 minutes melt...

Zucchini Recipes, Part II

Zucchini Recipes, Part II
Jamie Preuss, creator of So Happy You Liked it, shares three dishes using zucchini – because zucchini is showing up in everyone’s gardens!  Click here for 13 Zucchini Recipes to Make This Summer, including Zucchini Casserole, Coconut Zucchini Banana Bread and Grilled Zucchini Halloumi and Prosciutto Skewers.

Melons

Melons
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig says melons are at their peak.  She shares some delicious ways to use them. Watermelon, feta, chili pepper lime salad red and yellow watermelon, cut into smaller bite size cubes (8 C total) 2 C feta cheese, cut into similar sized cubes Cobanero chili flakes (or any finer chili pepper flake will do) to...

Riesipes: Herbed Potato Salad

Riesipes: Herbed Potato Salad
Elizabeth’s potato salad is a summer grilling side dish essential.  It’s super simple but with a garden addition of fresh, green herbs. 3 lbs potatoes (I use red or Yukon gold), boiled until tender, cooled to room temperature and cut into one inch pieces 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tsp Dijon mustard 6 eggs, hard boiled, peeled and...

Rob’s Easy Croissants

Rob’s Easy Croissants
Cooking for Dads host, Rob Barrett created a new technique for making croissants – a 100 layers in under 3 hours. Ingredients: 777 grams of bread flour 3 spoonfuls active dry yeast 2 spoonfuls salt 4 spoonfuls sugar 2 spoonfuls olive oil 3 sticks of non-salted butter 377 grams of warm water For Finishing: 1 egg...

Summer Potluck Recipes

Summer Potluck Recipes
Now that families and friends are gathering again and enjoying BBQs and potlucks, you want some summer potluck options that will wow your crowd! Alice Seuffert, creator of Dining with Alice is here to talk about family favorites that will have people asking for that recipe! Banana Pudding Green Curry Pasta Salad Tortellini Pasta...

Char Turnips with Oyster Sauce

Char Turnips with Oyster Sauce
Yia Vang of Union Kitchen is bringing Hmong dishes to the Twin Cites area. He stopped by the TCL studio with some of his favorite. Try out this recipe at home! Char Turnips with Oyster Sauce  4-5 small green tip turnips cut in half 1 Tsp Chopped Garlic 1 Tsp Chooped Ginger 1 Tsp Chopped Lemongrass 3 Tsp Oyster Sauce 1  tsp...