John Michael Lerma’s Basic Pumpkin Pie

Crust 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon white sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, finely ground 1/4 cup Crisco butter-flavored all-vegetable shortening, chilled and cut into small pieces 1/4 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 1/4 - 1/2 cup cold water; use only as much as needed for a smooth, satiny dough...

Chocolate Beet Cupcakes

Ingredients: 3 cups Cooked Beets (You can also use 2 cans of beets) 1 3/4 cup Heavy Cream, divided 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 cup Vegetable Oil 1/2 cup Sugar 1 1/4 cup Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Chocolate (you can substitute Sweetened Cocoa) 2 Eggs 2 1/2 cups Flour 1 1/2 tsp Baking Soda Pinch of Salt 11.5 oz bag of Ghirardelli 60% Cacao...

Brioche Cinnamon Rolls

The holidays might be over but that doesn't mean you can't spend a Saturday morning making a yummy breakfast you're whole family will rave about. These cinnamon rolls are so good, we thought it deserved a spot in our 2020 twin cities live recipes calendar. Terry John Zila stopped by Twin Cities Live to make them. Brioche Cinnamon...

Sour Cream Streusel Coffeecake

This is a favorite recipe of Marjorie Johnson’s. Batter: ¾ cup butter 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 eggs 2 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 ½ cups dairy sour cream Streusel: ½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 tablespoons butter,...

Egg Nog Cookies

Egg Nog Cookies
Tina Rexing of T-Rex Cookies wraps up our Twelve Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream.  Tina recommends pairing these cookies with Bridgeman’s Praline Pecan. Egg Nog Cookies 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar 2 1/2 Cups White Sugar 1 ½ Cup Shortening 2/3 Cup Egg Nog 2 Eggs *Beat until fluffy* 5 Cups All Purpose Flour 1 tsp...

12/22 Host Chat

12/22 Host Chat
Producer Brittany chats with Steve and Kelli about her attempts at making Hot Chocolate Bombs! Local Business to Buy Bombs Order some next week for NYE Pick your favorite! Recipes: https://iambaker.net/hot-chocolate-bombs/ https://sugarspunrun.com/hot-chocolate-bombs/ Follow Britt on Insta: @brittanyrunck Click here to...

Peppermint S’mores Cookies

Peppermint S’mores Cookies
It’s day 11 of our 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s.  Alice Seuffert, creator of Dining with Alice, makes her Peppermint S’mores Cookies that she pairs with Bridgeman’s Peppermint Bon Bon Ice Cream. Peppermint S’mores Cookies Alice Seuffert, Dining with Alice Enjoy with Peppermint Bon Bon Ingredients: 9 large...

Oatmeal Cream Pies 

Oatmeal Cream Pies 
Maddie Lu Carlos, of Something Sweet by Maddie Lu, creates some Oatmeal Cream Pies for our 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman's Ice Cream Oatmeal cream pies 1 cup butter softened 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening 1 1/2 cups packed light or dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 Tbsp dark mild...

Chocolate Slices

Chocolate Slices
Nancy Burgeson helps us celebrate Day 9 of our 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream.  Her suggestion is to pair this cookie with Bridgeman’s Praline Pecan flavor. CHOCOLATE SLICES-makes 60 cookies ¾ cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 1-1/2 tsp...

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies
In Canada and the United States, since the 1930s, children have left cookies and milk on a table for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.  Tina Rexing of T-Rex Cookies prepares a cookie that Santa will love and instead of milk, she suggests pairing it with Bridgeman’s chocolate ice cream! Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies 2 Cups Brown...

Stained Glass Sugar Cookies 

Stained Glass Sugar Cookies 
Maddie Lu Carlos from Something Sweet by Maddie Lu creates Stained Glass Sugar Cookies for day 6 of 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream.  Maddie says these cookies pair well with Bridgeman’s Cherry Nut flavor. 8oz (2 sticks) of softened butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 1...

12 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Cherry Kisses

12 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Cherry Kisses
Nancy Burgeson prepares her Chocolate Cherry Kisses on Day 5 of 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream. CHOCOLATE CHERRY KISSES-makes 48 cookies 1 cup butter (no substitutes) softened 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp maraschino cherry juice ¼ tsp almond extract 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup...

Not Your Grandma’s Fruitcake Cookies

Not Your Grandma’s Fruitcake Cookies
It's day 3 of 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman's Ice Cream and Tina Rexing of T-Rex Cookies prepares her first selection.  Tina says Bridgeman's Cherry Nut Ice Cream is the perfect flavor to pair with it. Not Your Grandma’s Fruitcake Cookies 1.5 Cups Mixed Dried Fruit Soaked in Brandy overnight & drained 1 Cup chopped...

Coconut Apricot Macaroon Cake

Coconut Apricot Macaroon Cake
Jason Schreiber, Food Stylist and cook book author of Fruit Cake, gives the traditional fruitcake a facelift with his updated recipe. Coconut Apricot Macaroon Cake Makes 8-10 servings INGREDIENTS For the Cake Pan Goo for greasing the pan (recipe below) 1 cup dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch pieces: 180 grams ¼ cup apricot...

Healthy Holiday Snack Mixes

Healthy Holiday Snack Mixes
Nicole Nelson of Living Well with Nic, stopped by the TCL studio with healthy snack mix recipes to gift this holiday season. Try them at home! Dairy-Free Puppy Chow Mix  Peppermint Bark Popcorn Head to LivingWellwithNic.com for more healthy recipes!