The Best Way to Make Bacon

What? Bake bacon? In an oven? But what about my skillet? Don’t dig out your frying pan. You absolutely CAN (and should) cook bacon in an oven. The flavor is to die for and cleanup is a super easy, So that’s why, on International Bacon Day, we want to share the secret method for making expertly cooked bacon in the oven,…

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Labor Day Recipes for a Classic Cookout

Celebrate the end of summer at your Labor Day cookout by serving up these picnic-perfect appetizer, main course and dessert recipes from the Hamilton Beach Test Kitchen. Greek Pasta Salad Take a break from mayo-based pasta salads this year and replace their spot on the picnic table with this refreshing Greek version using tomatoes, cucumbers,…

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Couscous with Tomato and Feta

Couscous, a light and fluffy rice-like dish made from semolina flour, is an incredibly popular food. In fact, it is served all over the world, from Morocco to Tuscany to Brazil to France, as a base for stews, meats and sauces. Here, we’ve kept to the basics and paired it with diced tomatoes, simple herbs…

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slow cooker caponata

Caponata is a Sicilian dish made with eggplant, celery and a sweet and sour dressing. The other vegetables vary, but often include tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and herbs like basil or mint. Capers, raisins, pine nuts or olives can also be added. Caponata can be a side dish, and it’s particularly delicious served alongside seafood…

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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Perfect for busy weeknights and the back-to-school season ahead, it only takes a few simple ingredients to make this quick and easy fish entree. The tilapia is baked with a mixture of parmesan, panko and Italian seasonings for a delicious crunch over a fish filet kept tender with the addition of mayonnaise. It’s baked in…

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