Category Archives: From the Test Kitchen

Slow Cooker Chicken & White Bean Soup

I’m sure you’ve heard people declaring “new year, new me.” But here at Hamilton Beach it’s more like “new year, new soup recipe.” I love a slow cooker soup. This slimmed-down version is perfect if you’re looking for a soup recipe that nixes the milk, half and half, and cheese. Am I the only one…

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The Best of Both Worlds: French Toast Waffles

During the week, my go-to breakfast is a classic egg and cheese breakfast sandwich. It’s quick (under 5 minutes), thanks to the Breakfast Sandwich Maker. While the Breakfast Sandwich Maker never disappoints, sometimes I crave a little something sweet in the morning. That’s when the breakfast decisions get really difficult. “Do I want pancakes? What…

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Grilled Salmon with Yogurt Lemon Caper Sauce

      Salmon, packed with omega-3’s and a good source of protein, along with other meaty filets like swordfish and mahi-mahi, are fantastic when infused with the flavourful char of a grill. It’s a great option when looking for a healthy protein to toss on the grates. This recipe is based on a version of poached…

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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 Corn Casserole in your Slow Cooker

At my house, holiday meal side dishes get just as much attention as the turkey. Green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce – it’s hard to choose a favourite. So of course I help myself to a little of everything and fill my plate to the rim each holiday. If you need another tasty…

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