Skyview Dairy in Hutchinson, Minnesota started way back in the late 1960’s. That is when the father of the current owner, Garrett Luthens, bought the farm. At that time there were only six cows at the farm.
We are celebrating ABC Premiere Week presented by Mall of America. Grab the popcorn, curl up on the couch and turn on the TV! Cooking Mom, Amy Hanten, has ideas for flavoring your popcorn beyond salt and butter.
Just one year ago, Patti Heimbold, dropped off a bag of nuts that she made to a woman in Excelsior who makes gift baskets. Six months later, she started her company, Patti’s Granola and Nuts. Now she spends most of her free time making, mixing, and marketing her creations.
The second largest bacon festival in the country is taking place in River Falls, Wisconsin. It’s a weekend full of live music, beer, and a whole lot of bacon! Owner of Croix Valley Foods, Damon Holter, gives us a taste of Bacon Bash.
The next time you head to the grocery store, leave the peanut butter on the shelf. Owner of The Olive Grove, Natalie Jaeger, shows us how to make it yourself – including other snacks that are healthier when you make them yourself.
When you go to the State Fair, is there one food you just have to get? Pronto Pups or Mini Donuts? Maybe it’s Sweet Martha’s Cookies or the roasted corn. Cooking for Dad’s host, Rob Barrett, is doing one better. He’s combining some of the favorites for a whole new taste.
There are over 40 new foods at the fair this year and Steve and Elizabeth get a taste of some of them. Food and Dining editor of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, makes it even more interesting by putting a blind fold on them!
Putting salt on your steak is not all that unusual, but there is a new restaurant in Bloomington that will change the way you think about salt. Salt that looks more like lava, salt that has been smoked with old wine barrels, pink Himalayan salt, and even a chipotle salt are just some of the flavors you’ll find at Lela Restaurant.
Make ahead meals are essential to any kitchen that feeds a busy lifestyle. When you have a few tried and true meals that are always ready to go you will never worry about what is for dinner again. Food stylist, Rachel Sherwood, shows us some easy recipes and shares some of her tips.
Kelli Hanson is live at the Maple Grove Farmer’s Market. There is over 50 vendors and everything is local – from fruits and veggies to flowers to homemade Bloody Mary mix. At the Maple Grove Farmer’s Market they have a special program that lets the kids do all the shopping. It’s the perfect way to get the kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.
In the land of over 10,000 lakes, it’s safe to say Minnesotan’s love spending time on their boats! Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig has some snack ideas that are perfect for taking out on the boat with you.
The craft beer scene has blown up in the Twin Cities over the last few years. There were a lot of local breweries hoping to get the title. TCL’ers, staff members, and local foodies voted for their favorite brewery.
We continue with our first ever, Best Summer Ever Awards! We compiled suggestions from TCL’ers, our staff, and foodies from around the Twin Cities to find your favorites. Emily shares with us who walks away with the best burger in the Twin Cities!
If you are familiar with CSA’s, then you know that it is a way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. You usually receive a box of seasonal produce each week throughout the farming season.
Minnesotan’s love their ranch dressing and is a go-to for so many things. Natalie Jaeger, owner of The Olive Grove, has a homemade version of the dressing that is healthier and a little more friendly to your hips!
You don’t need to go somewhere to enjoy a patio for happy hour. Have your own at home! Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine food and dining editor, Stephanie March, has some suggestions for the best places to stop and pick up happy hour to bring home!
With Father’s day, graduation parties, 4th of July, and weekend barbeques, there’s always summer potlucks that you need to come up with a dish for. Meg Dhamer, owner of Pigtale Twist, has a few recipes for you.
With Father's Day coming up, many dads will be heading outside to fire up the grill. But just like cooking with an oven, there are things to consider when it comes to safety. Steve suited up with firefighters to make sure your grilling experience goes well.
Gerhard’s Brats is a fairly new company, but what they serve has been around for a long time. With their brats, the timing is perfect to take part in the Twin Cities food and beer scene. They don’t just serve regular brats, however. Their healthier recipe has been around for decades and comes from Austria.