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....

Spicy Roast Chicken Recipe

Like Nashville Hot Chicken except that it’s baked rather than fried, this spicy roast chicken is doused with cayenne for a nice, mild, warm burn that you’re gonna love.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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Beer Nuts Recipe

Slightly sweet, subtly complex, and insanely easy homemade beer nuts. Unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Beer sipped on the side not optional.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
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Southern Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

Most Southerners believe—correctly—that wings are the sweetest part of the hen. Amen to that.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Chocolate Covered Potato Chips Recipe

Next time someone asks you to bring chips and dip, bring these. We promise there’ll be no complaints.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

Easiest. Ribs. Ever. Yet with the same scintillating, fall-off-the-bone goodness as their grilled and smoked counterparts.

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  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 18

Vegetarian Chili Recipe

The best vegetarian chili recipe we’ve ever tried. Even better, it’s easy to make, just spicy enough, and can even be made in the slow cooker.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 6

Chicharrón Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Easy to make, these chicharrón chocolate chip cookies turn out soft, chewy, ever so slightly salty, and, in a word, perfect.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 15

Short Rib Chili Recipe

This splurge of a chili recipe is made with ultra tender braised beef and is easy to make on the stovetop or in the slow cooker.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
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Gold Rush Cocktail Recipe

This stunner of a cocktail draws on pantry staples of bourbon, honey, and lemon for its sly and simple sophistication. Think of it as a swanky hot toddy on the rocks.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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Paleo Snickerdoodles Recipe

Thanks to this gluten-free, paleo-friendly godsend of a recipe, everyone can have their snickerdoodles and eat them, too.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Sauteed Shrimp Recipe

Easy, healthy, on the table in minutes, and spiked with just the right amount of spice to intrigue but not overwhelm.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

5-Minute Artisan Bread Recipe

Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That’s nothing. Nothing short of a miracle, that is.

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  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 122

Roasted Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Caramelized bananas and chunks of bittersweet chocolate create pandemonium when jumbled into home-churned ice cream.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Chicken Tagine Recipe

You’re going to swoon to the sharp, briny, citrusy flavors of this authentic Moroccan tagine. No special pot required.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
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