Category Archives: side dishes

Sweet and Spicy Collard Greens from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach #slowcooker

Sweet & Spicy Collard Greens

Collard greens, revered for their slightly bitter taste and substantially thick leaves, make a delicious (and often required) side dish in a comforting southern meal. We love this sweet and spicy rendition because it adds a little grown-up kick to otherwise ordinary greens. The ham hock simmers in the slow cooker with the collards and…

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Potato Latkes from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach

Potato Latkes

If you are celebrating Hanukkah (or maybe you just really love potatoes), we hope you are making these delicious potato latkes for breakfast, lunch and dinner – or at least as often as possible. They are truly a crowd pleaser. After all, who doesn’t like fried potatoes? Personally, I prefer my latkes topped with sea…

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Roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach #Thanksgiving

Food Focus: Brussels Sprouts (with Bacon!)

Brussels sprouts are the quintessential “gross vegetable”, admonished by children across the country and prompting most to say “Ewwww!” at the mere mention of their name. However, most grown ups who’ve mercifully given the tiny cabbage a second chance are surprised at just how delicious they really are. We at Hamilton Beach believe the secret…

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Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes - Everyday Good Thinking - @hamiltonbeach

Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes: Potatoes

My mom and I always look forward to mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving. Did you know they can be made easily in your slow cooker while you’re taking care of the green bean casserole and basting the turkey? Sweet potatoes with cranberries are a welcome update to the marshmallow-topped casseroles of yesteryear. These can also be…

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Thanksgiving Single Serve Stuffing Muffins from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach

Single Serve Stuffing Muffins

  A number of years ago, I hosted my own Thanksgiving dinner for twelve friends and family in my 1,000-square foot apartment in the city. I’d thrown my share of dinner parties and get-togethers, but none of those offered the same crushing intimidation as the biggest food holiday of the year. I was single with…

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