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 […]
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 […]
Turkey is supposed to be the star of the show on Thanksgiving, but this stuffing (or dressing, depending on where you’re from) will be what your family talks about until you make it again next year. Why? Bacon and sausage, that’s why. A fun twist […]
It’s finally football season and many of us are gearing up for tailgates, parties, get-togethers and fantasy football craziness. For many of us, football season comes with friends, family and a lot of food. Good tailgating or football party food needs to be easy to […]
Labor Day has become a day not just to honor the workers in our country, but to celebrate the end of summer. Schools start back up, vacations come to an end and grills get their last big workout. Many people will celebrate the Labor Day […]
Compound butter sounds like something fancy that would take a long time to make, something you might bring out for special occasions or holidays or when you host your best friendâs baby shower. It doesnât sound like something you might prepare for a family dinner on a weeknight or when the baby is crying and the dog wonât leave the kitchen. Compound butter just sounds like work.
The truth is, compound butter is incredibly easy and…
One of the easiest dishes to make in a slow cooker is homemade baked beans and preparing them this way means you donât have to turn on your oven in July! They taste great and you know exactly what ingredients are used. Today, we made baked beans in our slow cooker. We started with dried beans from the grocery store and let them soak overnight…
I am invited, like many of you, to a 4th of July potluck at a friend’s house where we will celebrate by listening to music, eating wonderful food and enjoying each other’s company. We will celebrate freedom, but my secret is that I am also celebrating freedom from being attached to my stove or oven the night before…
Yesterday, we posted our favorite burger recipes for Memorial Day cookouts. Today, weâll focus on the side dishes. These dishes are great for barbecues or potlucks and can easily be prepared on the grill while you are making the main dish.
Today is National Shrimp Day, and we thought we would celebrate by sharing one of our simplest shrimp recipes with you. We love grilling in the Hamilton Beach Test Kitchen, and this makes a great appetizer or fast main dish. Plus, it will only take you a few minutes to prepare.
We love Mexican cuisine, so we are very excited Cinco de Mayo is coming up on Sunday. We have lots of party tips, whether itâs just the family or a big group of friends. Weâll help make sure May 5th is a day everyone will look forward to next year. Read on for some of our suggestions on Cinco de Mayo party classics like margaritas and fresh salsa.