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....

Butternut Squash Gratin Recipe

Butternut Squash Gratin

Butter. Bread crumbs. Cream. Cheese. Oh, yeah, and butternut squash. We like to refer to this as stealthy healthy.

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Spiced Pecans Recipe

Spiced Pecans

“Super easy.” “Great with beer.” “Disappear fast.” “Yummy!” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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Gingerbread Cheesecake Recipe

Gingerbread Cheesecake

Sugar and spice and everything nice. That’s what’s packed into each and every component of this stunningly spectacular dessert.

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  • 3 H
  • 2
Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread Cookies

Dark, hearty molasses gingerbread cookies or pale, sweet honey gingerbread cookies? Your choice. (Hint: You can’t go wrong.)

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Stuffed Mushrooms

A contemporary take on a ’70s classic, these stuffed ‘shrooms have an undeniable appeal—everyone’s fave dinner party nosh.

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  • 30 M
  • 4
Vegetarian Three-Cheese Lasagna Recipe

Vegetarian Lasagna

We believe you’ve been looking for a lovely, elegant, knock-their-socks-off dish like this that just happens to be vegetarian, yes?

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  • 6
Cauliflower and Blue Cheese Soup Recipe

Cauliflower Soup

Think you don’t care for cauliflower soup? Think again. Rather, take a sip of this creamless wonder, then think again.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Maple-Glazed Turkey Recipe

Maple Glazed Turkey

Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Paleo-friendly. Things just got a heck of a lot easier for you to plan your Thanksgiving menu.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
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Bacon Peanut Brittle Recipe

Bacon Peanut Brittle

An unexpected yet inspired concoction of sweet, salt, and smoke that’ll put your childhood recollections of brittle to shame.

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Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tortilla Soup

Easy. Elegant. Effing awesome. That’s what we think of this Mexican classic, whether for everyday or entertaining.

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  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
Mushroom Leek and Gruyere Tart Recipe

Mushroom Leek Tart

“Impressive.” “Easy.” “Yummy.” “Brilliant.” “No leftovers!” That’s what folks are saying about this lovely little tart.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
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Pumpkin Seven Layer Bars Recipe

Pumpkin Seven Layer Bars

We’d be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or July 4th, makes no difference.

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  • 15 M
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