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father's day, main courses

Father’s Day Menu Ideas

Whether you decide to celebrate dad at home or pack a lunch picnic for the local park, these recipes will be sure to help you prepare the perfect Father’s Day meal. The menu we chose can be mostly prepared on the grill. The baby back ribs are perfect for barbecue-loving dads, and the grilled veggies and grilled wedge salad make for healthy sides.

Black Cow Day
dessert, drinks, Everyday Recipes

Black Cow Day

Pat, Laurie and I all have something very important in common: we love ice cream. Everywhere we go, we make sure we stop at local ice cream shops to try the homemade flavors and compare notes. When we heard about Black Cow Day, we couldn’t wait to get in the test kitchen and make ice cream so we could create a root beer float for you.

How to Shop the Farmers Market
Healthy Eating

How to Shop the Farmers Market

Farmers markets are gaining popularity throughout the U.S. and offer consumers a way to purchase foods grown by local farmers or prepared by local artisans. Often, these foods are organic or natural, and you can find seasonal produce as well as meats, seafood, eggs, and flowers. You even have the opportunity to talk directly to the farmers, ask questions, and sometimes even enjoy a hot donut while listening to live music…

It’s Memorial Day
memorial day

It’s Memorial Day

On this important day of remembrance, we humbly thank our veterans for their service in the armed forces. Memorial Day is a day to honor those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, and we’re hoping at cookouts and celebrations across the country, people are serving their guests as our fallen veterans proudly served us.

Basic Burger
main courses, memorial day

Memorial Day Grill Menu: Burgers

Memorial Day is a United States holiday that comes annually on the last Monday in May. It is a day set aside to honor those who have passed during military service and additionally marks the unofficial start of the summer grilling season. Cookouts and barbecues with patriotic themes are popular, so we have prepared a menu centered around grilling your guests will be sure to enjoy.

Fun Family Dinner: Veggie Kabobs
Healthy Eating, main courses

Fun Family Dinner: Veggie Kabobs

Some kids are resistant to eating vegetables, while others are open to trying just about everything. We have found allowing kids to assist in the preparation of the meal usually makes them more excited to try new things. It also helps educate them on nutrition and healthy choices. These marinated summer vegetable kabobs are fun for the whole family to prepare and kids love to get their hands dirty and create their own kabob combinations.

Easy Marinated Basket Shrimp from Everyday Good Thinking | @HamiltonBeach
main courses, side dishes

Easy Marinated Basket Shrimp

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.

Prepare for Mother's Day: Waffle Recipes
breakfast, mother's day

Prepare for Mother’s Day: Waffle Recipes

Mom gives so much throughout the year that she deserves to be honored with a delicious breakfast on Mother’s Day. In fact, we made waffles in the test kitchen just the other day and had a great time. We are sure you will have fun with these, too. Here are two of our favorite waffle recipes that will show mom just how much you love and appreciate her.

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
drinks, Holidays

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

We at Everyday Good Thinking wish you all a happy and tasty Cinco de Mayo. We hope you have a delicious dinner, a good margarita (or two), and get to spend some time with friends and family today as you celebrate Mexican heritage and culture. ¡Salud!