Category Archives: side dishes

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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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Sweet Cinnamon Butter and Savory Herb Butter - perfect to please both types of sweet potato lovers at Thanksgiving this year! From Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Sweet or Savory Butter

Without fail, Thanksgiving season conversations bring up the topic of sweet potatoes. For some reason, this creates a debate about which type of sweet potato dish is best – the sweet casserole with marshmallows or the savory dish with herbs and butter. I’m staunchly in the savory sweet potato camp, and no amount of cinnamon,…

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How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree - from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Puree

We know canned pumpkin is easy to use and tastes fine, but in our eyes, nothing beats homemade. Pumpkin puree is actually quite easy to make at home, especially in a slow cooker. Use your finished puree in soups, breads and pies all season long. Freeze any leftovers in plastic bags or store it in…

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Creamed Cabbage with Bacon from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog from @hamiltonbeach

Creamed Cabbage with Bacon

Change up your Thanksgiving side dish routine and add some cabbage to the rotation. Cabbage is economical, readily available at the grocery store, and has a long shelf-life in the refrigerator. I know you probably don’t think about cabbage much; it’s definitely not the first thing that comes to mind, especially for a holiday. But…

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Slow Cooker Ginger Orange Glazed Root Vegetables with Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Slow Cooker Ginger Orange Glazed Root Vegetables

Parsnips are an often overlooked and underappreciated vegetable (most kids think they’re just white carrots). Parsnips are, in fact, closely related to carrots and have a sweet, nutty flavor. Paired with the orange root vegetable we all know and love, this versatile side dish comes together quickly and makes a colorful and fragrant addition to…

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