Tofu Pad Thai 

Tofu Pad Thai 
Chef Robin Asbell creates a Tofu Pad Thai for a quick Monday Night Meal. This comfort food is the national dish of Thailand. If you want to avoid eggs, mix a tablespoon of cornstarch into the liquids and proceed. This is a vegetarian version, if you wish, substitute some fish sauce for tamari. Serves 4 3 tablespoons avocado oil 1...

4/2 Movie Trip

4/2 Movie Trip
Paul McGuire Grimes, creator of Paul’s Trip to the Movies, gives us his review on Godzilla VS. King Kong in theaters and the new Mighty Ducks series on Disney+. GODZILLA VS. KONG (In Theaters, HBO Max) The new MonsterVerse kicked off with a reboot of Godzilla in 2014 and has since been teasing the epic showdown of these iconic monsters....

A New Way to Learn Guitar

A New Way to Learn Guitar
Learning to play an instrument is something a lot of people would like to do but getting started can be a bit overwhelming.  TCL Executive Producer, Christian Unser, is one of those people.  He’s always wanted to learn to play the guitar so he met up with Tom Reichert, a Minneapolis man who has a different way of teaching it. Click here...

Spring Fashion & Easter Colors

Spring Fashion & Easter Colors
Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers, shows us the latest spring fashions in the colors of Easter. Lovely in Lavendar: Purple Tank, H&M $5.99 Orange Backpack, Macy's $258 Orange Sandals, Aldo $55 Pretty in Pale Pink: White Cami, Express $48 Kimono, Express $98 Pink Purse, Macy's $218 Earrings, Express $29.90 Marvel...

The Chandelier Suite

The Chandelier Suite
TCL Reporter Kristin Haubrich introduces us to The Chandelier Suite, a bridal boutique that comes directly to your home or venue.  It was started by Susan Chin, an Apple Valley hair stylist who converted a custom-made ice house into a hair salon on wheels! Book your Luxury Boutique experience by the end of April and get 10% off when you...

King Brothers

King Brothers
When it comes to men’s fashion, Kenny and Danny King are the experts.  There’s nothing quite like a suit that fits you perfectly.  Steve stopped by their store, King Brothers Clothiers in NE Minneapolis, for a meeting with a tape measure.

Froth & Cork

Froth & Cork
Reporter Kelli Hanson’s favorite coffee spot to hang with the girls is Froth & Cork in Hastings.  It’s a hometown coffee shop, wine bar, and gathering space with shared office/work space upstairs.  She finds out the history and the story of their beginnings.

Sun Protection

Sun Protection
With warmer temps in the forecast, a lot of us will be taking advantage of being outdoors.  Many of us know the harmful effects that UV rays can have on our skin, but there are a lot of misconceptions out there about sun protection. TCL Reporter, Kristin Haubrich talks with Dr. Ahmet from Lakes Dermatology who reminds us of the precautions...

Spring Celebration Wines

Spring Celebration Wines
Our wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskells, has a deal for a six pack of wines perfect for springtime in Minnesota. The Spring 6 For $60 includes: Cavatina Moscato Sittman Riesling Masso Antico Primitivo La Forge Pinot Noir Spice Block Malbec Projection Cab

Veggies for Breakfast

Veggies for Breakfast
It's important to get your greens in, the Creator of Veggie Buds Club, Monica Irwin stopped by with ideas to help you eat more veggies as soon as you start your day. This February Veggie Buds Club has been hosting a "Veggie Buds Breakfast Club" challenge! Every morning Monica and her Instagram followers have been including at least 1 veggie...

The Trusted Leader

The Trusted Leader
David Horsager is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute and a global authority on helping leaders and organizations become the most trusted in their industry.  His new book, The Trusted Leader, outlines the 8-Pillar Framework: Clarity Compassion Character Competency Commitment Connection Contribution ...

3/31 Host Chat

3/31 Host Chat
Steve and Elizabeth chat about a recent study about the sleep habits of Americans. Plus, there is a hack for making a lazy Susan that has gone viral on Tiktok. Forever Everly returns to the Chanhassen Dinner Theater.  The concert is a tribute to the duets made famous by the Everly Brothers.  For tickets and streaming information, click here.

Apple Crisp French Toast

Apple Crisp French Toast
Lindsay Guentzel, food writer for Bring Me the News, shows us a recipe for an easy French toast bake.  The recipe is written to be gluten-free but can easily be made with whatever bread you have on hand. If you are gluten-free, check out Trader Joe’s for a variety of gluten-free bread options that won’t break the...

At-Home Spa Treatments

At-Home Spa Treatments
Don’t be afraid to pull out the shorts and sandals as the temps warm up.  Beauty guru Kayla Vanderziel, the founder of Ziel Bridal, has some at-home spa treatments that will have you ready for those warm weather fashions and your feet sandal ready! Follow Kayla on Instagram @ZielBridal Demora Foot Peel Mask Songwol Korean...

Little Roo

Little Roo
The newest retail store to open up in downtown Chaska is called Little Roo.  It’s a children’s clothing store that the owner, Marissa, started in her living room after she watched YouTube tutorials on how to sew and tie baby bows.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich checks out their new space. Click here and use the code: TCL10 to get 10%...

Minnesota Central Kitchen

Minnesota Central Kitchen
It’s been over a year since the food industry had to hit the pause button.  Restaurants, chefs, and catering companies rallied together to help feed thousands of people who needed a meal.  They called it Minnesota Central Kitchen.  Since it began, Minnesota Central Kitchen has served more than 1.3 million prepared meals and the program...

Real Life Scavenger Hunt

Stages Theatre Company is gearing up for it’s new season but there is theater happening right now – and it will take you through a real life scavenger hunt.  All you need is a smart device to scan the QR codes as you piece the story together.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich gives it a try. The Detect the Story Adventure runs through...

Different Ways to Prepare Veggies

Different Ways to Prepare Veggies
Jamie Preuss, the creator of So Happy You Liked It recently launched her So Happy in the Kitchen series.  It’s dedicated to give you tools and tips to enjoy cooking.  This month she’s focusing on all things vegetables from prepping to preparing. How to Steam Vegetables  How to Blanch Vegetables

Stages Theatre Company

Stages Theatre Company
Stages Theater Company in Hopkins is excited to announce their new season.  It’s the start of performers actually getting back on the stage. Tickets for school groups go on sale April 6th and individual tickets can be purchased starting April 9th.  For more information, click here.

American Idol

American Idol
Last night’s edition of American Idol, the remaining 64 contestants competed for a shot at the Top 24 with their “Showstoppers”.  TCL Executive Producer and Musical Theater performer, Christian Unser gives us his take on if any of them actually stopped the show.

A Better Night’s Sleep

A Better Night’s Sleep
Many of us are privy to the fact that sleep is critical to one's health, yet it's something that a lot of people overlook. In the U.S. alone, 70% of adults report that they get insufficient sleep at least one night per month, while 11% reveal that they are sleep deprived every day. It's gotten even worse during the pandemic, where everyone's...

Healthy Tropical Drinks

Healthy Tropical Drinks
Certified Personal Trainer Sara Gerbracht stopped by the TCL studio with some tasty tropical drinks that have a healthy twist. Fruity Lemonade 80oz Vanilla Almond Milk 1 Cup Frozen Berries 4oz Calorie Free Soda Lemonade 1 Scoop Protein Powder Whipping Cream Key Lime Pie Virgin-Rita  1 Can Coconut Milk 1/4 Cup Lime Juice 1/2 Scoop...