Fun Burger

Fun Burger
Chef Brian Ingram from Hope Breakfast Bar shows us how he creates one of his delicious burgers. Burger 1lb ground beef 2 tsp black pepper 2 tsp salt 1tbsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp onion powder Combine in bowl and make into 4 4oz patties Burger Topping 1 red onion 1 tbsp Garlic chopped 2 tbsp butter 1/2 cup chopped dill...

Spring Crafts

Spring Crafts
Even if the weather doesn’t want to act like it … spring is here! And maybe if we start welcoming spring into our homes with fun crafts and décor, Mother Nature will get the memo. Here with some fun ways to get your house feeling all ready for spring we have Donna Erickson! Her website. One-Step Lemon Bundt Cake by Donna...

Sunflower Cake Fundraiser

Sunflower Cake Fundraiser
Sunflowers are Ukraine's National Flower and have recently been a symbol of peace and hope to Ukrainian people. In effort to raise money for the events unfolding in Ukraine, pastry chef and cookbook author Zoe Francois is holding a live class to teach how to make the sunflower cake that she demonstrates on TCL. The money raised will go to...

Easter Recipes

Easter Recipes
To help with your Easter celebration, Creator of Putting on the Ritts catering, Susan Ritts, shares some recipes for the day.   Truffle Deviled Eggs 12 hard-boiled eggs, peeled 1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons spicy mustard 2 tablespoons white truffle oil Truffle salt 6 green onions, chopped Cut all eggs in half...

Wild Herb Pesto Pasta

Wild Herb Pesto Pasta
Chef Lachelle Cunningham hosts a Natural Wellness cooking series called, “Your Backyard & Beyond: Foraging & Plant ID.” She’s joining us with a meal she featured in this series using greens found in nature. Join Chef Lachelle at her upcoming Virtual Cooking Class at Mississippi Market: The Elixir Kitchen: Foraging and Plant...

Watermelon & Burrata Salad

Watermelon & Burrata Salad
Chef Jametta Raspberry has been cooking in the Twin Cities for years.  Her new endeavor is hosting and creating one of a kind experiences at pop up dinners with her business called, House of Gristle.  Jametta joins us with one of her go-to meals. Join Jametta at her next event on May 1, 2022.  Appetite at the APT takes you down the rabbit...

Recipes for Gut Health

Recipes for Gut Health
Chef Marshall O’Brien, a nutritional wellness expert, shares three recipes that support your overall gut health. Spring Panzanella Salad 4 servings Ingredients 2 cups artisan bread, cubed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup green peas 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup asparagus, bias-cut into thin slices 1 15-ounce can cannellini or...

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...

Drinks with Drew: The Oscars

Drinks with Drew: The Oscars
When it comes to the Oscars we all have heard the old phrase, “Win or lose, it’s just an honor to be nominated.” Our office mixologist has come up with three drinks that are inspired by this year’s award nominees that will make anyone feel like a winner. It’s time to lift our spirits with a segment we call, Drinks with Drew! Find...

Popcorn Recipes

Popcorn Recipes
A lot more people have been watching Oscar picks from home in the past few years. And while you may miss the theater, there are benefits to hosting your very own viewing party. Like … you can decide on all the snacks! There is no better movie snack than popcorn. Here with three different way you can pump up your popcorn, we have Becca...

Beefy Breakfast Recipes

Beefy Breakfast Recipes
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but mornings can get hectic.  Ashley Kramer with the Minnesota Beef Council shares three recipes that will get you out the door and feeling full. Recipes: Corned Beef Hash Beef Sausage Gravy Beef & Egg Breakfast Mugs  

Lent Recipe With A Spring Twist

Lent Recipe With A Spring Twist
Chef and author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard is in studio to share a delicious Mexican "Cuaresma" (Lent) recipe with a spring twist. TORTITAS DE CAMARÓN Shrimp Cakes with Ancho-Guajillo Sauce and Grilled Cactus Makes 10 to 12 cakes Salsa de Chile (Ancho-Guajillo Sauce) 1/3 cup diced onion 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic ¾ cup diced...

Buckingham Banana Bread

Buckingham Banana Bread
Today, co-host Paul Folger shares a simple and delicious recipe from Insider.com: Buckingham Banana Bread Ingredients: 8 oz self rising flour ¼ tsp salt 4 oz unsalted butter 6 oz sugar 4 oz golden raisins 1 oz chopped walnuts 2 oz cherries 1 tsp vanilla bean paste (we used vanilla) 2 eggs 1 lb ripe bananas Instructions: ...

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails and Mocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails and Mocktails
Red Cow Beverage Director, Ian Lowther has created three cocktails and mocktails to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Mezcal Last Word Mezcal, green chartreuse, lime juice, maraschino liqueur Combine all ingredients and shake -- garnish with cherry Magically Delicious Vodka, vanilla liqueur, benedictine, cereal milk Mix all...

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup
Shelagh Mullen, food designer and founder of the blog "She Cooks Design" shares recipes for Potato Leek Soup and Soda Bread with us. Leek & Potato Soup 2 tablespoons Irish butter 2 cups chopped leeks, white and light green parts (about 2 small leeks) 1 onion, chopped (about a cup) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 4 garlic cloves, whole 1...

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
Peg Rasmussen, former owner of Countryside Cafe in Medina, is here to share some Irish-centered dishes in honor of St. Patrick's Day.   Guinness Bread  - Compliments of Kathleen McCarthy Ingredients: 3 cups self-rising flour ½ cup cane sugar Pinch of salt 1/3 cup molasses 12 oz bottle Extra Stout...

Jamie’s Corned Beef Brisket

Jamie’s Corned Beef Brisket
Today Jamie Pruess shares her corned beef brisket recipe! She uses it for reubens, it's perfect for St. Patrick's Day and it's great on its ow too. How To Make Corned Beef Brisket You’re reading this article, it means you’re ready to try your hand and making your owned Corned Beef. I am so excited! When I set out to make my owned corned...

3/16 Host Chat

3/16 Host Chat
Kelli Hanson and our TCL regular Jamie Preuss fill the co-host seats today! Donate to help Navy Veteran Kenny fund a new mobility scooter after his broke down. Kenny can't walk long distances because of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and was heartbroken after the incident, but you can help now! Below is Jamie Preuss' Irish coffee...

Traditional Lamb Stew

Traditional Lamb Stew
At Goette Farms, owners Brandon and Erika are raising both cattle and sheep.  You can find their lamb on the menus of 8 different restaurants in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakoka.  Erika prepares a traditional lamb stew. Goette Farms is offering free shipping for any orders over $100.  Click here and use the code: ...

Hockey Snack Dips

Hockey Snack Dips
Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, is not only a store owner, she’s a great cook as we have all witnessed over the years, and she’s also a hockey mom!  If you find yourself watching the Minnesota State Boys Hockey tournament on 45TV, you have to have some snacks to go along with it! Pimento Cheese Spread 2 C freshly...

Let’s Talk Womxn Recipe

Let’s Talk Womxn Recipe
Tuesday, March 8th is International Women's Day and the group "Let's Talk Womxn" will be hosting an event to celebrate, right here in the Twin Cities. The event is called the "Let's Talk and Celebrate Event" and it will be featuring food and drinks from Minnesota-based chefs, makers and restaurateurs.  For more information and tickets,  to...

Apple Butter & Ham Sandwiches

Apple Butter & Ham Sandwiches
Dr. Cara Haden is a veterinarian with Pipestone Vet Services in Pipestone, MN.  She works with pig farmers and cares for pigs everyday.  She shows us a unique twist on the regular ham sandwhich. Related: MN Pork Board    Apple Butter & Ham Sandwiches Ingredients: Butter Cinnamon Raisin Bread Apple Butter Apple...

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...

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Saute

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Saute
Cookbook author and chef Robin Asbell is back fresh from her trip to Mexica at Rancho La Puerta.  She was invited to teach three cooking classes there.  She joins us to help celebrate Plant Week with two plant-based recipes. Tuscan Kale and White Bean Saute Serves 2-4 1 15 ounce can cooked white beans 3 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 bunch...

Smoked Corn Beef Potato Soup

Smoked Corn Beef Potato Soup
Twin Cities Live is celebrating River Falls, Wisconsin.  Reporter Kelli Hanson had previously visited the town in her Day Trippin’ series and was amazed by the Cheeseburger Soup she tried at Mei Mei’s Cookies and Creamery.  Mei Mei joins us with another soup. This time she is making Smoked Corned Beef Potato Soup

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...