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....

Veal Piccata Recipe

Veal Piccata

“Everyone loved it, including the kiddos.” “Quick and easy.” “Perfect.” “As good as any restaurant piccata I’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
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Roasted Lemon and Thyme Chicken Recipe

Roast Chicken with Lemon

Burnished, chestnut-colored skin. Juicy meat. An insanely come-hither aroma that fills the house. This is what’s for supper.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
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Cakey Brownies Recipe

Brownies for a Crowd

“So satisfying.” “Cakey and chocolatey and everything a brownie should be.” That’s what folks are saying about this crowd-pleaser.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
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Watercress Soup Recipe

Watercress Soup

“What’s up?” you ask. We actually prefer “What’s sup?” as it more pointedly asks what lovely thing you’ve been supping as of late.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
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White Pizza with Salad Greens Recipe

White Pizza with Salad

Classic white pizza meets spring greens. Talk about our kinda spring detox!

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Dukkah Recipe

Dukkah

We can’t stop sprinkling this everyday Egyptian magic over anything and everything. (Seriously. Someone send help.)

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
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Dukkha Recipe with Eggs

Dukkah With Hard-Boiled Eggs

We wouldn’t want you to overlook the fact that the combination of hard-boiled eggs and dukkah is awesome with beer.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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Ham and Cheese Omelet Recipe

Ham and Cheese Omelet

An insanely practical and easy way to put to use any leftover ham and odd bits of cheese from the holiday.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Flan de Leche Recipe

Flan de Leche

A creamy, milky, not egregiously sweet, altogether lovely argument for sticking with a classic—in this case, a Spanish classic.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe

Roast Leg of Lamb

Plain and perfect, that’s what we consider this simple roast lamb recipe. Save it for lamb of such spectacular quality that it makes your soul sing.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 2
Crystallized Flowers Recipe

Crystallized Flowers

Can you just imagine these little lovelies strewn across cakes, tarts, flans, puddings, cocktails, and more?!

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Sweet Potato Biscuits

These wee biscuits are spectacular just with a smidgen of butter, but slap some ham or turkey on them and woah.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
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