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....

Venison Pie Recipe

A British classic, this pot pie bubbles away into meltingly tender, luxuriant, aromatic awesomeness beneath its crackling pastry crust.

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  • 3 H, 30 M
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Jam Bars Recipe

Sweet and crumbly and gooey and all around lovely. That’s what we think of these spectacular—and spectacularly easy—jam bars.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe With Coconut Milk

Easy, healthy, vegan, paleo. But more importantly, it’s so incredibly complex, rich, and velvety smooth you’ll go wobbly in the knees. And so simple you may just make it a weeknight staple.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
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Blood Orange and Red Onion Salad Recipe

Simple. Stunning. And conversation stopping as well as starting. That’s what this salad is.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
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Paella Arancini Recipe

Paella arancini. It’s a savvy and sassy little appetizer that’s based on an Italian classic but tastes contemporary as heck.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 20 M
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White Chocolate Brownies Recipe

These white chocolate brownies are a little like blondies with their gooey goodness. And yet they’re every bit as rich as your favorite fudge brownies.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
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Choucroute Garnie Recipe

Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is essentially a gussied up hot dog and sauerkraut. To which we say, oui!

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 4

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

“Spectacular.” “Sinful.” “Easy.” “Airy.” “Buttery.” “Lofty.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these little lovelies.

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  • 45 M
  • 52

Banana Bread Recipe

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 64

Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

Just like Tollhouse but with the amp turned up. Way up. Basically a more mature version of a household staple. Finally, something you don’t have to share with the kids!

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
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Hershey's Chocolate Cake

Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 223

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

A swoon-worthy collision of creamy cheesecake and cakey brownie and sweetly tart raspberries that you simply gotta taste to believe.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Campari Sorbet Recipe

Sweet and tart and sophisticated and stunning and almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

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  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 4
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