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...

Cheese Curd Festival

Cheese Curd Festival
The cheese curd capital of Wisconsin is kicking off their big Cheese Curd Festival today in Ellsworth Wisconsin! Twin Cities Live Reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us there live to showcase the entertainment, vendors, and of course, the cheese! The event runs through Saturday night, and admission is free! Check out more details on their...

Prioritizing Meal Prep

Prioritizing Meal Prep
Alice Seuffert, creator of Dining with Alice, is here helping families with tools to do summer meal planning and save some money! Alice has lots of favorite family-friendly recipes and her best tips for helping families tackle the difficult task of meal planning in her eBook, Family Meal Planning. Alice’s eBook, Family Meal Planning is...

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,...

6 for $60: Bundle of BBQ Wines

6 for $60: Bundle of BBQ Wines
TCL's favorite wine guy is back... Ted Farrell from Haskell's shows us some great wines the perfectly pair with the nights when you fire up the grill! When you stop in at one of their 11 metro locations, just ask for the TCL 6 for 60 deal, or have them deliver to your home! The deal is going on until July 4th, so act fast! The 6 for $60...

Siding Cleaning

Siding Cleaning
If you have been eyeing your siding and thinking it needs some help, it could be time to call in the pros! Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Woodbury where Kahuna Window Cleaning and Seasonal Services shows how they can bring back a home’s siding to its original glory.

Satisfying Summer Salads

Satisfying Summer Salads
Family mealtime expert and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, Emily Dingmann joins us to share some super simple summer salads that you can make at home! Salad Recommendations- Simple Green Salad Easy Napa Cabbage Slaw Mexican Quinoa Black Bean Salad Emily has plenty more fun recipe ideas on her blog My Everyday Table.

What’s Appening

What’s Appening
Minnesota Live Producer Lauren Andrego shares some great recommendations for apps that can make your travel and vacation experiences much easier! Lauren’s Recommendations- Text Your Flight Number Flight Aware Download your airlines app Roadtrippers Bring Fido

Hepcat Coffee Shop

Hepcat Coffee Shop
TCL friend and Chef, Terry John Zila, is now brewing up coffee in St.Paul! Reporter Kelli Hanson is live at his brand new shop, Hepcat Coffee. Hepcat is open weekdays at 7am. They are located on Wabasha Street North in the heart of downtown St.Paul.

Vit-IV Hair Care

Vit-IV Hair Care
Hot and humid weather can be hard on your hair and stress can also add damage.  Products from Vit-IV are designed to help your hair.  Owner Patty Goudie shows us how it can "keep your hair out of intensive care". Click here and get the VitIV Topical Vitamin Infusion for $19.00, along with a free comb and free shipping.

Pork Week: Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps

Pork Week: Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps
Supermarket dietitian from Coborns, Emily Parent, teams up with the Minnesota Pork Board making some delicious recipes using pork. For more from the Minnesota Pork Board, click here. Recipes: Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps Grilled Pork Kebabs with Peanut Sauce Pulled Pork Sliders with Vinaigrette Slaw

Peaches from Tree-Ripe

Peaches from Tree-Ripe
Now is the season for peaches!  Tree-Ripe is a family-owned business focused on bringing perfectly ripe fruit directly to your doorstep from the tree. Jamie Preuss, the creator of So Happy You Liked it blog, creates some recipes using the sweet fruit. Tree-Ripe trucks will be in the greater Minneapolis area with fresh Georgia peaches June...

Beyond the Scale: Colleen’s Story

Beyond the Scale: Colleen’s Story
Imagine going from doing no exercise to losing 90 pounds, and enjoying a good workout. This is the story of Colleen Reynolds, a Livea client who has changed her life through the program, and now thoroughly enjoys hot yoga and other ways to get the body moving! When it comes to weight loss, there is a lot of false and misleading information....

Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours

Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours
TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us to the St. Croix river to soak up some more summer! Whether you want to enjoy some scenic views, enjoy a meal on the water with some friends, or both, Taylors Falls Boat Tours has you covered! Open seven days a week, this family-owned boat cruise company is ready to take you on an unforgettable...

Pork Week: Ground Pork Meatballs & Red Sauce

Pork Week: Ground Pork Meatballs & Red Sauce
Charlie Torgerson of RC’s BBQ at the Minnesota State Fair, shows us how pork is used in it’s ground form for Pork Week! For more from the Minnesota Pork Board, click here. Ground Pork Meatballs Yield:  17-18 3oz Meatballs 2 ½ lbs Ground Pork, thawed 5 oz Parmesan, grated 2 ½ oz Asiago Romano, grated ¼ cup Italian...

Good Company: Cuddigan Leather

Good Company: Cuddigan Leather
Kelli takes us to Maple Lake to check out this weeks Good Company: Cuddigan Leather. This local business is located just west of the Twin Cities, and has a keen eye for quality. Kelli did a little shopping, of course, and brought back a sweet deal for TCL viewers! Use code TCL25 for 25% off of the best selling Day Tripper bag! This deal applies...

Home Remodeling Projects

Home Remodeling Projects
Being a homeowner usually means at some point, you will take on a remodeling project.  These typically don’t happen overnight (although we wish they would!)  Local Designer Patti Wagner and host of the online exclusive show, Rentfluencer, on HGTV says taking your time is worth it.  She walks us through her incredible bathroom remodel that...

60 Day Challenge with 3X3 FIT

60 Day Challenge with 3X3 FIT
Kim Marie Ross, creator of 3X3 FIT, knows the importance of keeping strong as we age.  She wants you to get involved in her 60 Day 3X3 fit challenge that is full of prizes and three lucky winners will get the chance to be one of her models on Twin Cities Live. Click here to get 3X3 FIT’s TCL Super Bargain for just $79. (Limited...

Korean Chicken Tacos

Korean Chicken Tacos
Home Chef and Great American Recipe Contestant Tony Scherber joins us to share a recipe that he picked to represent himself best! Tony’s Korean Chicken Taco Recipe- Serves 6 Ingredients: ½ cup gochujang ⅓ cup plus 2 tablespoons soy sauce, divided 6 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 5 tablespoons toasted sesame oil,...

Cocktail for Pride

Cocktail for Pride
Red Rabbit in partnership with Queerspace Collective and Indeed Brewing is hosting a Pride block party at their North Loop location on Thursday, June 23 from 3-9pm.  $1 from every featured beer, cocktail, and food item will be donated to Queerspace Collective.  Ian Lowther, Beverage Director from Red Rabbit creates one of the cocktails you...

Wiener Winks

Wiener Winks
We all have favorite recipes from our childhood, Kevin Doran’s mom used to make one that's quick and easy is Wiener Winks. Dip them in ketchup or mustard and serve them with pickles, fresh veggies and Old Dutch R-ipl chips on the side and you have an economical meal that's tasty, simple and fun! And perfect for a Monday Night Meal. Mom...

Pork Kabobs

Pork Kabobs
Chef Tim McCarty kicks off Pork Week with Pork Kabobs with a Grilled Pineapple Salsa on Spice Zucchini Noodles. For more from the Minnesota Pork Board, click here. Pork tenderloin         lg diced 1oz pieces   6 pc Red onion                   lg diced 1” squares   1pc Red peppers              ...

Praxis Vision

Praxis Vision
June is cataract awareness month. Surgery is the only way to treat cataracts but there is now a revolutionary lens implant called light adjustable lens. This gives the patient the ability to customize their vision after surgery! Reporter Kristin Haubrich is headed to Praxis Vision in Edina to give us an inside look.

The Power Trip Morning Show

The Power Trip Morning Show
Ben Leber talks about the time he spends doing the Power Trip Morning Show on KFan. Twin Cities Live photographer Seth Holst joined Ben during a podcast last week. You can listen to the Power Trip Morning Show on KFan every weekday from 5:30-9am and can hear Ben on Mondays and Thursdays!

Building a Home

Building a Home
If you want to build your home it’s best to have a realtor help you along the way! Julie and Daniel Desrochers, from Derochers Realty Group join us to give an inside perspective of why it is best to have a realtor helping you through the process of building a house that represents you.

Must have grill accessories

Must have grill accessories
Aaron Bourdage from Northern Fire Grilling and BBQ Supply gives us recommendations on grill accessories to make your meat taste even better this summer! Recommendations- Grill grates Thermapen Duck Fat Spray Meat Thermometers Gloves Local rubs and Sauces Jeb Taylor handmade boning knife