Honest Cooking

The Honest Cooking editorial team handpicks inspiring culinary stories to share with you that we think are beautiful. As an international online culinary magazine with the ambition to truly change the face of online food media we hope to create an inspiring place for serious culinary debate, salivating recipes, interesting food news and international food-fun.

Cognac Cocktails: Coffee and Tea

We are well versed in cognac when is comes to sangria, but when it comes to featuring the French brandy in a signature cocktail, we didn’t have many cocktails in our back pocket. Now we have two new, easy cognac cocktails, one made with iced tea and strawberries and the other with coffee.

Westmount: Oregon’s Winery that is Adventurous, Not Pretentious

So many times we have fallen for a particular bottle of wine not only because of what is inside, but because of the circumstances in which we are sipping it. Westmount understands this and makes wines that are unpretentious, are ready to adventure and help you explore the style of Oregon no matter how far you are.

Cauliflower Steak and Eggs

Check out this vegetarian version of steak and eggs, this time made with cauliflower steaks and finished with a chimichurri-inspired sauce.


Vegan Peanut Milk Ice Cream

Ditch the usual cow’s milk cream and try a new nut milk beverage featuring peanuts. Plus, we created a delicious vegan peanut milk ice cream with it.

Get Cozy with Cassoulet

Cassoulet is the French answer to casserole. It’s loaded with beans, often meat, and is cooked for hours to develop rich, cozy flavors. Here are a few recipes to keep you warm the rest of winter.


Soup and Stew: What’s the Difference?

When we’re huddled up all winter long, we have big questions floating through our heads as we sit by the fire drinking hot chocolate. Questions like, is there a difference between soup and stew? In this post, we tackle that question and share a few of our favorite soup/stew recipes.


Tips for Doing a Three-Day Food Reset

Whether you are still sticking to your food resolutions or you’ve gone back to your habits from the year before, here are the tips you need for successfully doing a three-day food reset. Clear your mind, your gut and get your eating back on track with this guide from Robyn Youkilis.


Biondi-Santi: The Wine to Start Your Cellar Collection

If you’re anything like us, most wines you buy, you drink within that same year. But if you’re thinking about starting a cellar as an investment or for your own personal enjoyment, here’s a wine you should start with.


Poke Bowls in Your Own Fridge

Imagine being able to pack a poke bowl for lunch and eat it at your desk without having cold rice or paying an arm and a leg to go out for poke. Or, imagine having a delicious seafood dinner in just minutes. At over a hundred years old, Brooklyn’s favorite Acme Smoked Fish is keeping up with the times with their new poke bowls.


Perfectly Festive Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

Whether you are hosting a girls’ night or spending an evening with someone special, celebrate Valentine’s Day with these easy cocktails that are delicious and festive. Plus, they’re way cheaper than going out for overpriced drinks at a super busy cocktail bar.


When to Splurge on Bubbles

Sometimes an affordable bottle of Champagne is appropriate, other times it isn’t. Here’s when we like to splurge and a favorite bottle that fits the bill.

Heads Up Francophiles: Get to Know the Rhône Valley with Wine

We love exploring the different regions of France, but it’s not in the budget to visit as often as we’d like. We’re taking a more affordable approach and exploring different areas of France through wine. Check out this guide as we explore the Rhône Valley, producing affordable, food-friendly Côtes du Rhône wines.

Win a Trip to Italy! Italian Recipe Contest with Cavit Wines

If you love to cook, travel and drink wine, we have the perfect contest for you to enter! Located in Northern Italy, Cavit wines wants you to experience it’s picturesque landscape of mountains, lakes, orchards, vineyards and medieval castles. Submit your tried and true Italian-inspired recipe for a chance to win a trip for two to Italy with Cavit.


Hygge: Cozy Wines that Bring Us Joy

Hygge is that Scandinavian word that is all the rage. It simply means to be cozy and enjoying a purely joyful moment of comfort and relaxation either on your own or with good friends. Here are a few cozy, sustainable wines that help us enjoy a moment of hygge.