Author Archives: Matt Harrington

About Matt Harrington

Matt is the manager of social media at Hamilton Beach Brands. He loves to cook and – more importantly – eat. He grew up outside of Buffalo, NY and loves to share his passion for Western New York cuisine (including real Buffalo wings and beef on ‘weck) with the staff at Hamilton Beach. Matt spends much of his free time with his family and takes pride in making delicious, kid-friendly meals for his two young daughters. When not cooking or eating, Matt can be found cheering for the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, or playing a game of fetch with his dog Jango.

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey sesame chicken is a popular Chinese takeout order, but you can make a much healthier and more nutritious version at home with your slow cooker. We love making Asian inspired dinners at home because it allows us to control exactly what ingredients are going into the meal – and we don’t have to skimp on any of the…

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Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

Everyone loves pumpkin pie, and who can blame them? It’s a traditional fall/winter dessert perfect for holidays like Thanksgiving because, well, what else are you going to do with all those leftover Halloween decorations?   Of course, you don’t have to carve an actual pumpkin to make pumpkin pie (canned pumpkin is readily available in…

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Attention Grill Masters: Sous Vide Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

While you can cook a variety of food sous vide, it is truly a great tool for both steak and grilling enthusiasts. Most grill-masters want to boast perfectly done meat. While that sounds nice, it’s easier said than done. With the Hamilton Beach Professional Sous Vide and 6 QT Slow Cooker you can cook food…

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Spiralizer Veggie and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pizza

You’ve probably noticed spiralized vegetables make a beautiful – not to mention healthy –  substitute for pasta, but what about using them as toppings for a colorful pizza? It took very little time to convince ourselves this was a great idea. And while we may have just been searching for an excuse to ask the…

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Carrot Cake

  Carrot cake is simply delectable, and since it’s made with two cups of shredded carrots, it’s healthy, right? We can’t be the only ones who try to rationalize our second piece that way. The crushed pineapple adds an extra layer of sweetness and a soft texture to the crunch of the pecans. The tartness…

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