Barbecue Recipes for Fourth of July

Barbecue Recipes for Fourth of July

I am invited, like many of you, to a 4th of July potluck at a friend’s house where we will celebrate by listening to music, eating wonderful food and enjoying each other’s company. We will celebrate freedom, but my secret is that I am also celebrating freedom from being attached to my stove or oven the night before…

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Food Focus: Basil

Food Focus: Basil

Dearest basil,

How do I love thee? Oh, let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height…

Just kidding, we don’t need to quote Elizabeth Barrett Browning to prove how much we love basil…

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How to Clean and Store Lettuce

How to Clean and Store Lettuce

We all know how easy it is to rip open a bag of lettuce for a pre-dinner salad, but what if fresh lettuce was just as easy and tasted much better? That would be great, right? Today, we will show you how to take whole heads of lettuce from the grocery store or farmers market and clean and store them properly so they last just as long, if not longer, than bagged lettuce.

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Summer Salad Dressing Recipes

Summer Salad Dressing Recipes

It’s summer and we are constantly craving salads here at Hamilton Beach. Leafy greens are all over the farmers markets and grocery stores and they are calling our names! We eat salads with kale, Bibb lettuce, romaine, and arugula. A great way to keep salads interesting is to change them up every time…

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Food Focus: Strawberries

Food Focus: Strawberries

Strawberries are in season from June through August in most regions. Here in the Mid-Atlantic, we’ve been seeing them in farmers markets for about a month now. If you live in a climate like Southern California’s, you may see them much more often…

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