Category Archives: side dishes

Food Focus: Zucchini (and a recipe for Cheesy Zucchini Casserole!) from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Food Focus: Zucchini and Cheesy Zucchini Squash Casserole

One of the most ubiquitous summer fruits, the zucchini (cucurbita pepo) is a long, green summer squash of Italian origin with many culinary uses. It’s usually prepared as a vegetable in savory dishes like ratatouille, casseroles and fritters, but it can also be shredded and used in sweeter dishes like zucchini bread. The best zucchini…

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Smoked Gouda Bacon Mac n' Cheese from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Smoked Gouda Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is almost everyone’s favorite childhood food, and we’ve made this grown up version by adding smoked gouda, bacon and spices. The crunchy bread crumbs come together in the food processor and add a nice crunch to the soft mac and cheese when you bake it in the oven. And bacon? Well, who…

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Grilled Clams in White Wine Sauce from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Grilled Clams with White Wine Sauce

Think about your favorite grilled foods for a minute. You’re probably thinking of burgers, steaks, hot dogs, sausages, chicken, ribs, veggies and maybe even fish. But did you think of clams? If not, it’s okay, we didn’t either – at first. But when we started thinking about easy recipes for grilling season, one kept coming…

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Heritage Dish: Kenyan Chicken Curry and Pilau Rice from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Heritage Dish: Kenyan Chicken Curry with Pilau Rice

In Kenyan culture, there are many different indigenous people with a variety of ethnic traditions. Kenya has had a long-standing relationship with foreign settlers for decades. This makes the food quite exciting as we draw our cooking methods, flavors and presentations from different regions, most commonly Arabic and Indian influences. While nearly all Kenyan tribes…

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Why not make a Mother's Day menu on the grill this year? Grilled Swordfish with Pineapple Salsa, Grilled Potatoes and Grilled Amaretto Pears with Ice Cream! Sounds delicious! @hamiltonbeach

Mother’s Day Menu on the Grill: Swordfish with Orange Pineapple Salsa, Rosemary Potatoes and Amaretto Pears

We’ve been talking about moms a lot lately because Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you’re going out to celebrate, making brunch or having a nice family dinner, it’s the thought that counts. (But gifts never hurt, right?) If you’re planning to make dinner, we suggest getting outside while the weather is mild…

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