Good Company: Cry Baby Craig’s  

For some of us Minnesotans, black pepper is about as spicy as we can handle. But a Minneapolis man says not all of us have mild palates.  In this Good Company, Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson shows us how an accidental recipe is now a hot success.

Lalo's Lunchbox  

Lalo from the St. Paul-based web series "Lalo's Lunchbox" stops by to show Steve and Elizabeth some fun and healthy snacks kids can make in the kitchen!

TCL in Your Town Woodbury: Tailor Made Nutrition  

All week long we are headed east of the Mississippi. That's because TCL in Your Town is celebrating the city of Woodbury. That means each day we'll highlight the great businesses and people that live there.  We begin in the health food aisle at a one-of-a-kind grocery store that's making it easier for many people to make meals for their families. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Tailor Made Nutrition.

Good Company: Something Sweet by Maddie Lu  

About a year ago we met Maddie Lu Carlos. She wowed us on the show with her beautiful cupcakes and her yummy cookie dough in a cup. But her work and her story doesn't stop there. In this Good Company, Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Something Sweet by Maddie Lu, to find out why her success tastes so sweet.

TCL Trend Wedding: The Cake  

Engaged couples make dozens of decisions when it comes time for their wedding.  But for Kay and Matt all of the decisions are left to you!  Executive Pastry Chef and Cake Decorator at Amy's Cupcake Shoppe joins us with three options for their cake at TCL's Trend Wedding presented by The Wedding Guys.

Snacks with Snack Cellar  

Were your Super Bowl snacks sub-par? Maybe those BBQ Wienies should retire and not appear at your next party. 
We found a guy that has got the snacking down and can help you step up your snack game. 

New Stadium Food at U.S. Bank for the Super Bowl  

Ticket holders for the "Big Game" will enjoy quite the feast at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Food and Dining Editor from Minneapolis Saint Paul magazine shared what’s on the special menu. 

Schwan’s at Super Bowl Live   Back To Top

Get ready for some fun on Nicollet Mall. Schwan’s is a Minnesota company and its showcasing all it has to offer in the Super Bowl Live area downtown Minneapolis.

1/24 Super Saver   Back To Top

Whether or not your team is playing in the Super Bowl, it's still a good reason to throw a party!  Our Super Saver rounded up a few great spots that will do all the work for you - so you can just worry about having fun!

Good Company: Jack Links   Back To Top

You know you love it. Whether it’s on a road trip, camping, on a plane or before a working. I’m talking about beef jerky. The CEO of Jack Link’s Protein Snacks, a Wisconsin based company, says he eats so much of it, his dentist is constantly asking if he grinds his teeth. Jack Link’s is this Good Company and they’re making waves not only because of their product, but also because of one of the scariest faces you may ever see.

Healthy Soup Meal Plan   Back To Top

Here's something you may never have ever thought to eat for breakfast -- a bowl of piping hot soup. Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg says yes to soup in the morning, in the afternoon and at night. And she's challenging you to join her. Nancy stopped by to tell us why eating soup will help you regain control of food.

Minnesota Gift Baskets for the Super Bowl   Back To Top

Minneapolis is gearing up to host Super Bowl 52 with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. While Vikings fans are feeling the agony of defeat... Minnesota businesses are gearing up for a big win in sales. Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig shared her connection with the Super Bowl with some Minnesota Gift Baskets.

Online Grocery Shopping with CobornsDelivers   Back To Top

Grocery shopping can be a chore but it's a lot easier with help from CobornsDelivers! We got a visit from the New Hope based company to learn how it works!

2018 Food Trends, Part 2   Back To Top

Elizabeth gathered three food critics -- Jess Fleming from the Pioneer Press, Stephanie March from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Joy Summers from Minnesota Monthly -- to see what will be hot in the Twin Cities restaurant scene in 2018. This is part two of their conversation, you can watch part one by clicking here.

Thanks to Gavin Kaysen and his restaurant, Bellecour, for hosting us!

Sam’s Club   Back To Top

Holiday entertaining is getting a whole lot easier thanks to some help at Sam’s Club. Sam’s Club is known for competitive prices and a variety of food and gift ideas. The Woodbury location just went through a big renovation. It includes a new fresh area, floral counter and club pick up. That means, you order ahead of time and just stop by to pick up those items. Super quick and easy.

Revival Saint Paul   Back To Top

Revival Restaurant in Saint Paul is a hot spot. Its southern style food brings in guests from all over the cities. It’s known for its meat and boy do they go through a lot of it. Chef Thomas Boemer prepares anywhere from four hundred to five hundred pounds of brisket per week. It’s made in a huge smoker that can accommodate up to one thousand pounds of meat at the same time.

Back to School Foods   Back To Top

Now that the craziness of back-to-school is done, we can focus on making healthier choices, de-stressing and focusing in the classroom.  Nutritionist and Founder of NaturallySavvy.com is here to share some easy tips on how to keep our whole family healthy during the fall months.

Big Flavor for Simple Dinners   Back To Top

Natalie Jaeger, the owner of The Olive Grove, is here to help us take those simple dinner ideas and kick them up with some big flavors!

Best Apple Orchards   Back To Top

Minnesotan’s love their apple orchards.  We asked you what your favorites were and we narrowed down the long list to four.  Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, has his picks across the metro.

Smoothies & Milk   Back To Top

Without milk in your diet it is really hard to get enough nutrients. Decades of research supports the benefits of drinking milk. Kids ages 9 to 18 need 3 cups of milk a day.    Data suggest that 60% of boys and 83% of girls are not drinking enough milk. This means they are not getting nutrients to grow. Its really hard to replace the nutrients from milk.

Keller Grille at Keller Golf Course   Back To Top

Keller Golf Course has a lot of history in Maplewood. It’s just a short drive from Saint Paul and the cities. The champion style course opened back in 1929. But it was just a few years ago when it underwent a major renovation. When it re-opened with a new look in 2014, it was called the “Best Municipal Renovation of 2014” from Golf Magazine. Golf Inc. also called it the “Renovation of the Year”. 

The Great Midwest Rib Fest   Back To Top

Some of nation's best rib cookers will be at the 4th annual great Midwest Rib Fest this weekend at Mystic Lake Casino hotel! Two of the contestants are here in our studio to explain their tips on cooking the best ribs.

TCL in Your Town: Ptacek’s   Back To Top

Ptacek’s IGA is a fixture in Prescott, WI. This family-owned and operated grocery store has over 100 years of history in the community and a world record too. They’ve cooked up the longest brat ever at 301 feet nine inches, so when it comes to brats, they know what they are talking about! Two of the Ptacek brothers, store manager Patrick and meat department manager Raphael stopped by to explain why you should never boil those brats. After all, you wouldn’t boil a ribeye, would you?

Urban Organics   Back To Top

The historic Schmidt Brewery is home to something you may not expect. A portion of it is now a farm. Urban Organics opened its second location in June. Urban Organics first launched three years ago in the historic Hamm’s Brewery. Their new location is in a 87,000 square foot space. This expansion helps them keep up with the demand from area grocery stores and restaurants.

Ideas for Your BBQ   Back To Top

Alice Seuffert, creator of Dining with Alice, has some fun drinks and foods to bring to your summer BBQs or picnics.

Summer Sampler from The Olive Grove   Back To Top

The owner of The Olive Grove has put together a package of her four summer essential olive oils and balsamic vinegar that you should have in your pantry.  They are just perfect for 4th of July celebrations.

Grilling Gadgets   Back To Top

You don't have to keep your grilling to hot dogs and burgers - there are tons of things you can make on the grill instead. Christine Cook from Nordic Ware brought a few of their favorites to show us.

The Food at Valleyfair   Back To Top

Luis Carrillo, Valleyfair Executive Chef, takes “carnival food” to a new level!  He shows Steve and Elizabeth how it’s done.

Strawberry Salsa   Back To Top

Now is the time to start making recipes with strawberries since their they are in season. Here are some fantastic recipes you must make this summer. Owner of the Golden Fig, Laurie Crowell shows us how.

Cooking with Cider   Back To Top

Jim Watkins from Sociable Cider Werks shows us what’s new for them. Besides drinking the cider, he shows us how to cook with it too.