Thursday, June 08, 2017

MATTERbox Kid Chef - Black Bean & Corn Pasta Salad   ...More

MATTER is teaming up with our Summer Harvest for Kids campaign. They're using their MATTERbox program to provide healthy meals and recipes to families at hospitals. They have a new "Kids Chef" campaign, where Minnesota kids work with local chefs to create recipes. Owain stopped by to show us his Black Bean & Corn Pasta Salad.

6/8 Host Chat   ...More

Steve and Elizabeth recapped our three live shows at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel! Plus, they weighed in on an ABC News article about a giant baby born to a Florida mom! 

Summer Harvest for Kids   ...More

Kids in the Twin Cities only have a few more days left of school and that means summer break is almost here. The pools will be full and kids will be off at camp. For hundreds of thousands of kids here in Minnesota, no school means no lunch. It's why 5 Eyewitness News is trying to raise $150,000 to help feed hungry kids this summer. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson was live at Mall of America with more on how you can help.

Summertime Bruschetta Recipes   ...More

If you're entertaining this summer you're going want to make something that not only impresses your friends... but is also easy to make. If you can slice bread then you're on the right track. Owner of Coalition in Excelsior and Edina, Chef Eli Wollenzein showed Elizabeth and Steve how to make Blueberry and Raddish bruschetta.

The University of Minnesota's Meat Science Lab   ...More

Tucked away on the University of Minnesota's Saint Paul campus, the Andrew Boss Laboratory of Meat Science is busy conducting research. And they're selling ground beef, steaks and more inside a showroom, which is open to the public. Thanks to the Minnesota Beef Council, Elizabeth gets a tour of their facility. If you like a ribeye but don't want to pay top dollar, find out what you need to ask your butcher for to save some cash.

6/8 What's Happening This Weekend   ...More

Twin Cities Live's Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, shares his picks for what's happening this weekend.