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.

Easy Halloween Dips

It’s the season of tricks and treats – a time of the year when scary is fun, and candy becomes a main food group.  And also a time when parties pop up and friends drop by in costume to say hello. We’ve put together a couple of our favourite dip recipes that don’t require any…

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Thai Coconut Curry Chicken in the Slow Cooker

When I’m feeling lazy and craving takeout, Thai food is usually my go-to. While ordering takeout is a habit I know many people can’t shake, with just a little prep and help from your slow cooker, you can have a delicious homemade Thai curry ready for you when you get home, without paying a delivery…

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Slow Cooker Chili con Carne

You can stop looking for the best chili recipe now. You just found it. Well, you found the base of it, anyway. What really makes this slow cooker chili the best is the addition of whatever customizations you add to it, whether it be a little extra spice with a your favourite chopped hot pepper,…

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Cooking on the Grill

It’s the perfect time of year for grilling.  Fire up the BBQ or indoor grill and make these deliciously easy (and healthy) grilling recipes that come together in no time for a quick weeknight meal or a tasty weekend lunch. Greek Burger with Cucumber salad We took a nod from the Greeks when creating this…

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Grilling for the Kids

Chicken Fajitas We all know how difficult it can be to provide our family with healthy meals they will actually enjoy, when time is limited and kids are notoriously finicky.  This quick and simple dish packs in a lot of flavour so everyone at the dinner table will be happy. Add fun toppings like guacamole,…

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