Category Archives: dessert

Wake Up & Smell the Coffee Cake

If you ask me, cake for breakfast is always a good idea. Who hasn’t had a piece of leftover birthday cake with a cup of coffee in the morning? Come on, you know you have. While super sweet breakfasts are championed in my household, coffee cake makes the whole cake-for-breakfast lifestyle a little more socially…

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How to Make a Cheesecake in your Roaster Oven

If you already plan on cooking your turkey in the roaster oven this Holiday season, plug it in a day or two early and get your baking out of the way before the big day. That’s right – your trusted Hamilton Beach® Roaster Oven can do so much more than cook the bird. This year…

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Food Focus: Pears

Nothing com-pears, nothing com-pears, to you. Are you singing yet? Prince said it first, but this fall we’re saying it again. With apples and pumpkins in the limelight this time of year, it’s easy to forget about pears. But don’t. There are many different types of pears – from Asian, to Bartlett, to Comice. But…

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Roaster Oven Pears with Pecans

While it’s easy to get carried away with lattice pie crust and whipped cream, it’s nice to keep things simple in the dessert department. In this recipe, pears do all the talking. They are cooked in the Hamilton Beach® roaster oven with pecans and a mixture apple juice, brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon (Y.U.M). Serve…

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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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