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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.

French Wines to Drink During Oyster Season

Experts suggest that the best time to eat the bivalve mollusks is during coolers months that have the letter ‘r’. So by this definition, we are officially in the thick of oyster season. Here are a few French wines from the Picpoul de Pinet region that are perfect with raw oysters and other shellfish.

The Best Wine for a Tailgate

This Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the ultimate wine for a tailgate. We were looking for a bottle that was not too aggressive, but could still stand up to burgers, chili, saucy appetizers and spicy wings. Here it is.

Chefs Collective: Guksu or Korean Noodles

Longtime Honest Cooking contributor, Michelle Tchea, has debuted a new cookbook, Chefs Collective: Recipes, Tips and Secrets from 50 of the World’s Greatest Chefs, that showcases recipes from chefs around the world. Check out one of the recipes for Guksu and enter to win a copy of the book.

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Vegetarian Bowls of Goodness

Dig into these colorful and hearty vegetarian bowls that range from smoothies bowls to soups, noodles, grain-based layerings and even dessert. It’s vegetarian bowls of goodness at their finest.

Kamikoto

Tuna Avocado Poke and Kamikoto Knives

A classic and healthy Hawaiian Poke isn’t difficult to make at home. With a sharp knife, some fresh fish and a few staple Asian ingredients, you’ll whip this up in 20 minutes.

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Le Creuset’s New Cookbook Makes French Recipes Approachable

That’s right, your favorite French cookware is releasing their first cookbook this October. Not only does it have some seriously beautiful photography loaded with enviable dutch ovens and cast iron, its pages are bursting with French recipes broken down to feel totally approachable.

The Ultimate Dessert: Chocolates and Spirits

There are few things better at the end of a day than a rich bite of chocolate melting on the tongue and a smooth sip of a favorite spirit to pair with it. Check out these Neuhaus chocolates with different fillings that are ideal with different libations.

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Red Wines for the End of Summer

Labor Day has come and gone and we are looking ahead to fall. We’re ready for a break from rosé and are opening these reds on cooler summer nights. End summer on a high note with these favorite red wines that will transition into fall.

Cocktails with Benefits

Let’s be clear, we don’t drink cocktails for our health, but we would rather drink concoctions that are filled with fruit and vegetable juices rather than sugar-filled mixers. Check out these ideas from cookbook author Nicole Herft.

The Wines of Paso Robles

Halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles lies the city and wine region of Paso Robles that has been growing a diverse array of grapes from Bordeaux classics and to favorite American varietals since the 1790’s.

Summer’s Last Hoorah: Favorite Labor Day Eats

Although we technically have until September 22, Labor Day is the last unofficial day of summer, not to mention the last day to wear white, according to old-school fashion rules. For our last hoorah, we have gathered iconic recipes that scream of summer that you should be devouring up all three days.

The School Year Survival Cookbook

School, and all the activities that come along with it, are ready to burst back into session. Here are the tips and the book you need to revamp your packed lunches, achieve a nutritious breakfast in the morning, and learn recipes that are actually achievable on a weeknight.

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GIVEAWAY: End-of-Summer Adventure Prize Pack

We’re sad to say that the end of summer is right around the corner. It’s time to fill the last of the longer days with hikes, picnics and outdoor adventures. In celebration, we’re giving away the perfect outdoor adventure prize pack. Enter now!