Honest Entertaining®

Honest Entertaining®

Tired of being Martha-ized? Feeling as if you're a failure unless you grind your own wheat, grow your own yeast,  raise your own beef? Expecting the impossible from yourself, all while cooking a sit-down dinner for 25? Well, relax! Take a deep breath. We've been there--and we ain't ever going back. Honest Entertaining is as much of a state of mind as a way to cook. And you'll find that state of mind reflected in our recipes and our series of programs including technique videos and podcasts. It's real food for real people for good times. It's knock-it-out-of-the-park dishes that are smart, easy, and let you be a cook, not a domestic god/goddess. You know they say about false idols....

Quick Posole Recipe

Quick Posole

Despite this recipe having a cheater-like profile, it does actually taste like real posole. We swear.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

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  • 15 M
  • 10 H, 15 M
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Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat Recipe

Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat

Soft. Supple. And ever so slightly smoky. We think you can understand why we’re swooning to these bacon drippings tortillas.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
Cod and Shrimp Stew with Quinoa Recipe

Cod and Shrimp Stew with Quinoa

David surprises himself and all of us by trying something that’s actually healthful—quinoa. His response surprised us all even more.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 16
Poutine Recipe

Poutine

Thankfully for those of us seeking to satiate our craving for obscenely indulgent Canadian poutine, it’s no longer a little-known entity.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6
Roast Chicken and Vegetables Recipe

Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Simple as can be. Rub a hen with spice and salt. Toss in carrots and sweet spuds. Shove it in the oven. Accept accolades.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
Avocado Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

This recipe is easy, elegant, dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, kid-approved, and vegan. You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Campari Fizz Recipe

Campari Fizz

This Campari Fizz aperitif juxtaposes the herby, bitter taste of Campari with the sweetness of sparkling wine to stunning effect.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Perfect Baked Bacon Recipe

Perfect Baked Bacon

Sometimes, though the love of pig is there, you just don’t have it in you to stand at the stove tending to batch after batch of bacon.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 24
Rum Balls Recipe

Rum Balls

Who could possibly say no when offered one of these homemade and inebriating edibles? Certainly not us.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

Butterscotch Sauce

Perhaps the easiest DIY gift ever, this 10-minute dessert sauce brings sugar, cream, and whiskey beyond the point of lusciousness.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
Kasha Varnishkes Recipe

Kasha Varnishkes

Rumor has it that this kasha varnishkes recipe made the late Joan Rivers plotz. After tasting it, we can understand why this would be true.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
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