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Roots for the Home Team: MTV Salad  

The Twin Home Opener for the Twins is 10 days away. Rather than indulging in burgers and hotdogs, you might want to think about getting a salad instead.  Teenagers from around the area are learning culinary skills from local chefs to help create a healthy salad that will be sold at Target Field.

Amber Ale Beer Rolls  

Baking Instructor Nancy Berguson stopped by the TCL kitchen with a tasty amber ale cloverleaf roll recipe. 

Citrus Chipotle Tofu Salad  

Chef Daniel Green from CRAVE stopped by to show us how to make a vegan version of their citrus chipotle tofu salad! 

Homemade Cornbread  

Cook and Author, Amy Hanten making homemade cornbread is easy to make and doesn’t require a premade box. She stopped by to share this delicious recipe as well as her homemade honey butter recipe.

Everything Citrus  

You can brighten up your meals and make them more refreshing on a cold winter day by adding lemon, orange or grapefruit. sounds tasty. Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig stopped by with tasty citrus recipes.

Tasty Kale Salad  

The Real RN Kate Doubler shared some tips on how to add more greens to your diet in the new year.

Classic Soup Recipes  

Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig stopped by with some classic soup recipes perfect for a winter night. 

Veggie Buds Club   Back To Top

If your kids struggle with eating veggies then Monica Irwin is going to become your new best friend. She is the creator of the Veggie Buds Blog she has made it her mission to help you find creative ways to introduce veggies to your kids and make them more tasty and fun.

Thanksgiving Side Recipes   Back To Top

Terry John Zila, creator of JohnJeanJuan, cooked up some tasty Thanksgiving side recipes you'll want to make this holiday. 

Cornbread Wild Rice Stuffing   Back To Top

Stuffing is always a crowd pleasers on Thanksgiving Day. Recipe developer and chef, Mary Jane Miller stopped by to make Cornbread Wild Rice Stuffing.

Premium Old Home Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans with Red Pepper and Almonds   Back To Top

Chances are you'll be making some type of mashed potato dish for your thanksgiving feast - but while it is a staple - at times it can feel a bit uninspired. The Cooking Mom, Amy Hanten stopped by to make a loaded mashed potato bake using Old Home Mashed Potatoes.

Onigiri - Japanese Rice Balls   Back To Top

John Sugimura is the owner of PinKU Japanese Street Food in Northeast Minneapolis. He stopped to with a recipe on how to make Japanese Rice balls.

Sauerkraut Recipe   Back To Top

'Tis the Oktoberfest season which means lots of beer, brats and sauerkraut. The Real Food RN, Kate Doubler stopped by the TCL studio to share a sauerkraut recipe you can make at home and teach us the health benefits of the festive side.   

Refrigerator Pickles   Back To Top

Red Bench Bakery is a family-owned café located in downtown Chaska. They're known for croissants, breakfast pastries and artisanal sandwiches. Chef and owner Andy Mooney stopped by with delicious treats and sandwiches on their fall menu.

Homemade Applesauce   Back To Top

Coalition Restaurant owner Eli Wollenzien stopped by the TCL kitchen with some tasty homemade applesauce recipes. 

Smoked Acorn Squash Bisque   Back To Top

Private Chef Justin Davis stopped by the TCL kitchen to share a tasty squash bisque recipe. 

Apples with Sweetland Apple Orchard   Back To Top

Now is the time to make tasty apple treats using different apple varieties. Gretchen Perbix from Sweetland Orchard and Recipe Developer Mary Jane Miller put Gretchen’s Apples to good use and made delicious apple recipes for the fall.

Fried Green Tomatoes   Back To Top

The movie, Fried Green Tomatoes, was a hit in 1991. Chef Lachelle Cunningham, shows us how to make fried green tomatoes in our own kitchen.

Hamilton Inspired Dishes   Back To Top

The hit musical Hamilton is now playing at the Orpheum theater. Benjamin Spangler is the Executive chef for Mercy in in Minneapolis, the restaurant right across the street from the Orpheum. He stopped by to share recipes for a three-course meal straight out of the late 1700's and early 1800’s.

Fish Filet Sandwiches   Back To Top

TCL Cooking Contest Winner, Patty Morrissey, shared a tasty fish filet sandwich recipe.   

Side Salads   Back To Top

Personal Chef Justin Davis stopped by to share some tasty salads you'll want to make prior to the end of the summer.

Cook with Homegrown Herbs   Back To Top

Rob Barrett of "Cooking For Dads" owner stopped by to share some tasty recipes you can make with herbs you grow at your house. 

Seasoned Sour Cream   Back To Top

Robb Barrett, author of  "Cooking For Dads" stopped by the TCL kitchen to show us how to make his tasty Seasoned Sour Cream. 

Refrigerator Pickles   Back To Top

Go to your garden, local farmer's market or grocery store and grab some vegetables! Golden Fig owner, Laurie Crowell, stopped by to show us how to make tasty refrigerator pickles. 

Recipes from the Garden   Back To Top

Chef and cookbook author, Robin Asbell shared stopped by to share recipes on what you can make with Swiss Chard and other fresh ingredients that are found in many gardens.

4th of July Picnic Staples   Back To Top

Natalie Jaeger, owner of The Olive Grove Olive Oil Company, revolutionizes the way you'll prepare your picnic staples for 4th of July! Natalie is making it easy for you to try her recipes with a gift box set of the products she uses in her recipes. 

Wild Rice Salad with Fresh and Dried Cranberries in Maple Vinaigrette   Back To Top

Cookbook Author, Beth Dooley loves to create recipes with Minnesota grown produce. She stopped with a refreshing summer salad recipe using a homemade vinaigrette.  To purchase a copy of Beth’s newest cookbook, click here.

Guacamole Recipes   Back To Top

Patty Morrissey stopped by TCL's Patio Party to share some of her unique guacamole recipes. 

Nordic Ware Grilling Gadgets   Back To Top

Don't forget about the side dishes at your next summer bbq. Christine Petersen from Nordic Ware stopped by TCL to chat about these must-have items.
 

Roasted Japanese Sweet Potatoes from Chef Ann Kim   Back To Top

Chef Ann Kim went from almost running a Jimmy John's to operating a trifecta of pizza joints receiving plenty of praise. She's a finalist for a 2018 James Beard Award and stops by the Twin Cities Live studio to share a recipe and the story behind her success.