Category Archives: Food Focus

Spring Pea Soup with Lemon and Mint from Everyday Good Thinking by @hamiltonbeach

Spring Pea Soup with Lemon and Mint

If you’re looking for a traditional ham and pea soup, you should probably keep searching. This refreshing vegetarian soup isn’t the drab, hot dish you’re used to. Instead, it’s been lightened up for spring with brighter ingredients like vibrant herbs, zesty lemon and tangy Greek yogurt. Then, perfect for the spring and summer months, it’s…

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Food Focus: Spring Peas from Everyday Good Thinking by @hamiltonbeach

Food Focus: Spring Peas

April brings a lot of seasonal produce to market shelves, and one favorite is the early-producing spring pea. Also known as garden peas or English peas, spring peas are great to snack on freshly shelled or tossed into light salads, pastas, soups and stir-fry dishes. Equally delicious, though not as commonly referred to as “spring…

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Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Dressing from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Food Focus: Beets

The beetroot has a lot of nicknames: beets, garden beets, red beets, golden beets, or, in more scientific terms, beta vulgaris. Beets are a root vegetable available year-round in many climates, but most abundant during the summer and fall months. Beets come in a variety of colors and can be eaten raw, juiced, roasted, boiled,…

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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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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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