Author Archives: Kristel Poole

Root Vegetable Mashed Potatoes from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of Hamilton Beach

Root Vegetable Mashed Potatoes

Grandma makes them every Sunday with her famous meatloaf, Aunt Maria adds roasted garlic and my cousin whips them up to serve with fried chicken. You know and love this humble side dish: the mashed potato. Mashed potatoes are a comfort food staple and often have a special place next to the turkey and gravy…

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Soup from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Soup

Warm, comforting meals are officially in season. There’s just something about colder weather that invokes cravings for squash and pumpkin. This slow cooker soup is a wonderful, yet simple, fall dinner when served with crusty bread or dinner rolls. Have you ever tried pumpkin soup? It’s a great way to use the pumpkin puree we…

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Pumpkin Wreath Bread from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Pumpkin Wreath Bread

Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to show off your baking skills, and this pumpkin wreath bread is no exception. Golden dough in the shape of a wreath topped with coarse salt and pumpkin seeds makes a lovely centerpiece and delicious addition to the holiday meal. No baking skills? No problem. The breadmaker does all the…

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Frozen Brownies will be every kid's favorite dessert this year! From Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog at @hamiltonbeach

Frozen Snowflake Brownies

Idina Menzel got every little girl and boy in the nation to dance around with their arms spread wide singing “Let it go, let it gooooooooo” until they were out of breath or dizzy from spinning. I saw it happen in homes, parking lots and even airports. The animated movie’s fans were obsessed with everything…

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