Author Archives: Pat Schweitzer

Slow Cooker 101: How a Slow Cooker Works from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Slow Cookers 101: How a Slow Cooker Works

  How does my slow cooker work? At what temperature does my slow cooker cook? How do I convert my favorite recipe to the slow cooker? How much energy does my slow cooker use? These are just a few of the many questions our experts manning the phones receive regularly about slow cooking. This post…

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Slow cooker North Carolina style pulled pork bbq barbecue @hamiltonbeach

Top 10 Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

Don’t put away your slow cooker now that summer is here. Slow cooking is a great way to prepare homemade meals for your family without having to stand over the hot stove all day. These hand-picked recipes are perfect for summer suppers and highlight our favorite flavors of the season. Spicy Barbecue Sauce Lemon Triple…

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How to Clean Your Coffee Maker from Everyday Good Thinking @hamiltonbeach

10 Reasons to Clean Your Coffee Maker (and the Ultimate How-To Guide)

10 – Better Tasting Coffee No one wants last month’s leftovers in today’s coffee, so make sure to clean your coffee maker every 30 days. Oil residue from coffee beans can build up; cleaning prevents off-flavors from affecting your coffee.   9 – Your Coffee Maker Lasts Longer Regular cleaning prevents water mineral deposits, which…

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This rhubarb custard pie from @HamiltonBeach's test kitchen is perfect for spring!

Heritage Dish: Rhubarb Custard Pie

In our family, it just wouldn’t be spring without mom’s Rhubarb Custard Pie. Tart rhubarb is the perfect complement to the sweet goodness of the custard on the bottom and the crunch of the crumb topping.   I grew up on a farm in southwest Minnesota. My mom Alyce traded in her teaching career to…

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