Honest Cooking

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Wines for a New Year’s Eve Crowd

If you’re hosting New Year’s Eve or you offered to bring some wine, check out these bottles that will help you ring in the New Year, but are still affordable. All at less than $20 a bottle, these wines are ready to please a crowd. If your guest list is long enough, ask your local wine store if they have a case discount.


Winter Gin and Tonic

Spruced up with a charred orange juice instead of lime and a sprig of sage, this winter gin and tonic is the same refreshing drink that we all love, but with some warmer flavors for the winter months.


Cozy Mulled Wine

Make a big batch of this cozy mulled wine and wow your friends, family and guests first with the aroma and then with the taste as you host them for holiday and winter festivities.


A Butter Guide

Tis the season of baking. But do you know what kind of butter to use? Check out our butter guide to different kinds of butters and what we like to use them for.

The American Dream Winery: Mi Sueño

While some say the American Dream no longer exists, Mi Sueño winery is proof that hard work and passion can take you from dishwasher to winery founder.


Roasted Tribelli Pepper Hummus

Need an appetizer or snack that isn’t so heavy it will ruin the main dish or meal to come? Dip into this roasted tribelli pepper hummus and let its delicious flavors win you over.

Moscato Winter Cocktail

At your next winter party, refresh your guests before or after a heavy meal with this easy Moscato winter cocktail.

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza

In a few days, you are about to have a mishmash of leftovers on your hands. Forget turkey sandwiches, a fun pizza dressed up with turkey, cranberries, stuffing and even dollops of mashed potatoes is the way to go. Plus, we have to wines that are the perfect pairs with holiday leftovers.


Taco Monkey Bread

All your favorite taco ingredeints are layered in a pan with dough to become the most delicious savory monkey bread. Dig into this taco monkey bread while you’re watching your next football game with friends.


Carolina Gold Rice Pudding with Lime Meringue

There’s nothing quite like a great recipe for southern-style rice pudding. We checked in with chef Katy Keefe, the pastry chef of McCrady’s & McCrady’s Tavern, for her gluten and dairy free recipe.


Wine Gifting 101

A bottle of wine is a go-to gift for your friends or family members who love good food, good wine, and good company. Ensure the wine present feels meaningful with a little bit of thought. From beautiful ways to wrap a bottle to making an educated guess about what someone will like, here are our top tips to giving wine as a gift. Our favorite part about giving wine? It’s easy to purchase last minute, but it is always special.

Sunflower Butterscotch Fudge

While normally peanut butter and butterscotch are fast flavor friends, this nut-free sunflower butterscotch fudge is made quite delicious and allergy-friendly with sunflower butter.


10 Rules of Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving is one of our favorite food events of the year. It turns into a beautiful mashup of friends and food that will give any forced family function a run for its money. Check out these rules for a friendly friendsgiving.


Prosciutto Cotto Pizza

Prosciutto cotto is a favorite Italian preservation of ham that is delightful on a homemade pizza with other simple toppings.