Category Archives: side dishes

How to Prepare Winter Squash from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach

4 Fantastic Uses for Butternut Squash

There are plenty of advantages to the cooler weather and chief among them in my book: it’s butternut squash season (second only to boot season). While this ubiquitous squash is available year-round, fall is really prime season. When shopping, look for squash that feels slightly heavy for its size. There should be no bruising or mold…

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Couscous with Tomato and Feta

Party Crock Couscous with Feta and Tomatoes

Couscous, a light and fluffy rice-like dish made from semolina flour, is an incredibly popular food. In fact, it is served all over the world, from Morocco to Tuscany to Brazil to France, as a base for stews, meats and sauces. Here, we’ve kept to the basics and paired it with diced tomatoes, simple herbs…

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slow cooker caponata

Slow Cooker Eggplant Caponata

Caponata is a Sicilian dish made with eggplant, celery and a sweet and sour dressing. The other vegetables vary, but often include tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and herbs like basil or mint. Capers, raisins, pine nuts or olives can also be added. Caponata can be a side dish, and it’s particularly delicious served alongside seafood…

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Tomatoes: Recipes for Summer's Favorite Fruit

Tomatoes: Facts, Tips and Recipes for Summer’s Favorite Fruit

Food Focus: Tomatoes Tomatoes are everywhere in the summer. It seems every time you turn around, a bright red bushel of tomatoes is greeting you. From colorful heirlooms to the ones with weird ridges and bumps, I can’t get enough of their perfectly sweet flavor and juicy texture. Nothing compares to the taste of a freshly grown tomato….

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