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;...

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...

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...

Lemon Spinach Ricotta Pasta

Lemon Spinach Ricotta Pasta
Laurie Crowell, owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, prepares a pasta recipe that’s an easy light Monday Night Meal. 1/2 lb pasta (penne, gemelli, spaghetti even works! Pick your fave) 1 C whole milk ricotta (I LOVE the Bellwether Farms hand packed fresh ricotta) 8 oz fresh spinach coarsely chopped 1/3 C Parmesan cheese (plus more for...

Burger Night

Burger Night
Rob Barrett from Cooking for Dads shares the burger tips from his dear friend, Ken. Be spicy - Mix your spices in with your burger meat not just sprinkle on top. I’m using Montreal Steak seasoning. Be tasteful - Use 80/20 meat to fat ratio for your burgers. They might flare up more but they taste so much better. Make sure to use high...

Mardi Gras Meal

Mardi Gras Meal
It’s the eve of Mardi Gras and Susan Ritts is helping us celebrate with a meal that will get you ready for the party! Check out Susan's Instagram page where she's celebrating today's visit with us in the studio with a fun giveaway! Enter to win some of her crazy good dressing and her cookbook. Follow Susan on Instagram...

Easy Cauli-Power Pasta

Easy Cauli-Power Pasta
Monica Irwin and her 8-year old daughter, Harriet, create an easy pasta dish and serve it with a Kid-Friendly Chopped Salad.  The pasta is like a healthier version of an alfredo sauce, there's a whole head of cauliflower in the sauce. I'd have it served with chicken so it's like a healthy veggie-packed Chicken Alfredo Pasta. And the salad...

Monday Night Meal: Easy Korean Bowl

Monday Night Meal: Easy Korean Bowl
Things heat up in the Twin Cities Live kitchen every Monday with a tasty dinner recipe that’s easy to make. It’s part of our Monday Night Meal series. Laurie Crowell, owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods stopped by to make an Easy Korean Bowl. For more information on Nordic Ware, click here. Easy Korean Bowl Ingredients: 1 lb ground...

French Toast Bars

French Toast Bars
Executive Chef Donald Gonzalez from Surly Brewing Co. joins us today to make "brinner" for a Monday Night Meal. This is a recipe that you make ahead and it’s ready to go when dinner rolls around. Serves 6 to 10. French Toast Bars Recipe for 9”x13”oven pan: Ingredients: 1 each of Texas Toast Loaves 2 cups Cream 2 cups...

Frittata

Frittata
Paul Folger, 5 Eyewitness News anchor, makes a Frittata meal for a quick and easy Monday Night Meal.   1 glass pie dish Cooking Spray 1 red pepper 1 orange pepper 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup chopped kale 1/4 cup fresh green onions 6 eggs 1/2 cup fried pork or turkey sausage Spray pie pan with cooking spray Heat...

Easy Broccoli Soup

Easy Broccoli Soup
Monica Irwin, creator of Veggie Buds Club, prepares and Easy Broccoli Soup (click here for recipe) and Ham & Cheese Crescent Rolls to go with it for an easy Monday Night Meal.   Ham & Cheese Crescent Rolls Place a pinch of shredded cheese and a slice of deli ham on prepared crescent roll dough and roll up. Bake in the...

Killer Mac & Cheese

Killer Mac & Cheese
Susan Ritts, creator of Putting on the Ritts catering and cookbook author, prepares a mac & cheese that the whole family will love. Killer Mac & Cheese 1 large box curly pasta 1/2 package Velveeta cheese 1 eight ounce package shredded Sharp Cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons butter 8 ounces sour cream Half & half or milk, 1/3...

Pepperoncini Pot Roast

Pepperoncini Pot Roast
This easy dump and go slow cooker pot roast recipe is a comfort food with a distinctive taste. It combines chuck roast, carrots, celery, baby potatoes, ranch dressing, au jus, onion soup mix, pepperoncini peppers and juice for maximum flavor!  Add your favorite crusty bread to soak up the gravy. INGREDIENTS 3 lb. Chuck Roast – For...

Thai Peanut Pork Recipe

Thai Peanut Pork Recipe
Twin Cities Live producer, Betsy Melin, prepares a recipe that was handed down from her mom. 2 LBS boneless pork loin, trimmed of fat and cut into 4 pieces 2 large red bell peppers, seeded, and cut into strips 1/3 cup prepared teriyaki sauce 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tsp red pepper flakes 2 cloves garlic, minced. ¼ cup...

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe
Five Eyewitness News anchor, Paul Folger stops by with an easy Monday Night Meal. 1 lb. Bucatini Pasta (or what you have in the cabinet) 3-4 Tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper 1 generous cup finely grated Parmesan Add pasta to boiling salted boiling about 9 minutes. Drain, but keep 2.5 cups pasta water. In large flat...

ROY-G Breakfast

ROY-G Breakfast
For tonight’s Monday Night Meal, producer C.C. Rode cooks her go-to egg scramble with sweet potatoes and packed with other veggies. Ingredients: Eggs (2-3) Sweet Potatoes Turkey Sausage Oil (light) Spinach & Grape Tomatoes Salt & Pepper Other add ins (optional) Milk (to mix into eggs) Shredded...

Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad
Paul Folger gives us his take on a fall Nicoise (nee-swaaz)Salad for an easy Monday Night Meal. (Traditionally it’s served with canned tuna in olive oil). The dressing is from Bon Appetit 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cut fresh lemon juice 2Tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tsp honey 1 tsp ground pepper 1 tsp kosher salt 6-six minute eggs...