Shopping Goodwill

Shopping Goodwill
Earlier in the day, Chris Egert, the host of Minnesota Live, took full advantage of his time at Goodwill.  He loves to thrift and find a good deal.  He gives us some insider tricks for shopping there.

Assertive Communication

Assertive Communication
There are four main styles of communication, passive, aggressive, passive-aggressive, and assertive.  Dr. Karin Ryan, a licensed psychologist with Nystrom & Associates explains the four steps to assertive communication.  Assertive communication is described as when you respect and honor your needs while also honoring the needs of the...

Drinks With Drew

Drinks With Drew
In honor of Skol Nation, TCL photographer and mixologist Drew Schingen has made 3 drinks that you can enjoy when watching the Vikes on Sunday! Purple People Eater Cocktail Martini Glass 1.5 Oz Vodka 1 Oz Blue Curacao 1 Oz Sweet And Sour Mix 1 Oz Grenadine 1 Oz Cranberry Juice Or Grape Juice Mix Every Thing In A Pint Glass With Ice...

The Best Spots to Eat In Minnesota

The Best Spots to Eat In Minnesota
Minnesota Monthly’s food columnist Sue Zelickson has been writing about the Minnesota food scene since1994. It’s safe to say she is one of the best to listen to when figuring out where to eat! Sue's Picks: Café Latte Mill Valley Kitchen Café Lurcat Scenic Café St. Paul Grill  

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup
In honor of Hispanic Hertiage Month, Milissa Silva from El Burrito Mercado joins us to make one of Elizabeth’s favorite meals, the Chicken Tortilla Soup! Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 7 ounce can La Costena chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (the entire can will make this soup very spicy! We use 1/2 can so choose your amount according to...

Ways to Prevent Getting Sick

Ways to Prevent Getting Sick
With the start of the school year, sporting events, new groups starting at churches, it’s a busy time of the year for many and not a great time to get sick. Dr. Thomas Haroldson of Entira Family Clinics joins us to chat about all the ways to prevent sickness. You can call Entira Family Clinics at 651-788-4444 or visit them online at Entira...

Ultimate Touchdown Tour

Ultimate Touchdown Tour
You can now experience US Bank Stadium like a VIP. US Bank Stadium is now offering a special 2 hour tour prior to select home games. Reporter Kristin Haubrich checks out the Ultimate Touchdown Town.  For more information and tickets, click here.

Quasi’s Prediction

Quasi’s Prediction
Quasi, the mascot for Secondhand Hounds, correctly predicted the Vikings win over the Green Bay Packers.  This weekend, the Vikings take on the New Orleans Saints in London. Quasi is back with his prediction for who will win. Click here for more info on Secondhand Hounds!

Steve Patterson Returns

Steve Patterson Returns
Former host of TCL and current host on MyTalk 107.1 Steve Patterson makes his return to TCL!  He gets us up to date on what he has going on these days, including a new show on 45TV called, “Ring Nation”. Ring Nation premieres Saturday, October 1st on 45TV at 9:30 PM. Related Links: MyTalk Down & Dirty Film Fest

Game Day Fashion

Game Day Fashion
Minnesota Vikings fans are getting ready for the big game in London on Sunday, October 2nd.  The fans will be sporting purple across the pond.  Fashion stylist, Amy Seeman shows us fun ways to spice up your game day looks back here. Featured Looks: Sweatshirts from Punch  Use the promo code: TCL 15 to get 15% off your order (no...

Gluten-Free Caramel Apple Cake

Gluten-Free Caramel Apple Cake
If you are one of the many Americans who avoid gluten, giving up desserts may be what you find to be the hardest to avoid.  Recipe developer specializing in gluten-free desserts, Kate Thrane, makes a caramel apple cake. Follow Kate on Instagram @theglutenlessmaximus Gluten-Free Caramel Apple Cake 6 large eggs 1 cup granulated...

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular
TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is getting us in the Halloween spirit. She takes us to the Minnesota Zoo where the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is kicking off. This event features thousands of carved pumpkins. Kristin introduces us to Passion for Pumpkins, the group behind these carved pumpkins. The Jack-O-Lantern kicks off October 1st and runs...

Egg Roll In A Bowl

Egg Roll In A Bowl
Five Eyewitness News anchor, Paul Folger, creates a recipe that he featured on his YouTube channel called, Paul’s Plate. Ingredients 8 Ounce package of pre-shredded cabbage for Cole Slaw. 16 Ounce Jimmy Dean Regular Pork Sausage Roll (I like hot) 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce 1/4 cup of water Black Pepper to taste To Prepare: Pan fry...

Coats for Kids

Coats for Kids
Fall is here and as the days go by the temperatures get lower and lower! TCL Reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us to Pilgrim Cleaners where you can help those in need by donating to their Coats for Kids!

Products that Feel Like Fall

Products that Feel Like Fall
TCL reporter Kelli Hanson loves autumn. She has some products that makes you feel all the feels about fall. Products Featured: Naturalight Candles Promo Code: TWINCITIES10 + 10% off your online purchase through October 3rd + Mention you saw them on TCL in store and you’ll also get 10% off LaRose & Co. Promo Code:...

Crockpot Thai Peanut Butter Pork Shoulder

Crockpot Thai Peanut Butter Pork Shoulder
The Executive Chef of Rochester Golf & Country Club is making a slow cooker pork and peanut butter recipe presented by the Minnesota Pork Board. 2 lb pork loin roast, boneless ½ cup Asian sweet chili sauce 2 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 4 cloves garlic (minced) 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 3 cups brown rice (or long grain...

Cherry Smoked Chicken Wings

Cherry Smoked Chicken Wings
It’s always fun to gather your friends together to watch the Minnesota Vikings on Sundays.  Charlie Torgerson from Charlie T’s Foods and RC’s Barbeque at the State Fair shares his recipe for Smoked Chicken Wings, a go-to appetizer perfect for the game. Cherry Smoked Chicken Wings 24 ea Chicken Wings, whole, thawed ¼ cup Your...

Trips to Watch the Vikings on the Road

Trips to Watch the Vikings on the Road
Going to U.S. Bank Stadium to watch a Vikings home game is always a fun time.  But there is something special about seeing the Vikings play on the road.  Linda Snyder from AAA Minneapolis shares some of the destinations to visit and tells us about Trip Canvas, a new app that can help you plan your trip too.

Outlander Woodworking

Outlander Woodworking
Gavin O'Donoghue joins Elizibeth at at Wildwood Tavern to discuss his work, which is not only at the tavern, but also as a woodworker! Gavin started Outlander Woodworking three years ago, and loves that he turned his passion into his job. He creates custom indoor and outdoor furniture year round! He also is offering a special discount for TCL...