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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.

Sticking to a Budget? Two Quality Chilean Red Wines We Love

No matter the reason you’re pinching pennies, you don’t have to give up wine completely and you definitely don’t have to drink bad wine to stick to your budget. Check out these two high-quality Chilean red wines that you can find for around $15 or less.

Chef Amanda Cohen’s 5 Kitchen Basics For a Cozy Winter Weekend of Delicious Comfort Food

We made it through one Polar Vortex and if you live in the east or midwest, you know that another one is never too far off. Hunker down this weekend and stay warm, but you’ll need to do some (minimal) prep work first. Chef Amanda Cohen – the James Beard Award-nominated owner of NYC’s Dirt Candy – has complied some tips and tricks to tucking in while not breaking the bank with delivery costs. And as a Toronto native she’s a pro at battling the cold!

Winning Super Bowl Sips

Super Bowl Sunday isn’t just for drinking beer. Whip up a big batch of these winning Super Bowl sips to serve to a crowd. They’re the perfect cocktails to go with salty or spicy snacks. Or, pair one of these wines with your food spread.

Foods From China’s Yunnan Province

China’s Yunnan province is one of great diversity. It is diverse when it comes to geography, biology and ethnic groups. Such diversity leads to a wider variety of cuisines and a beautiful blend of flavors. Here are just a few of the foods that can be found in the Yunnan province.

Eating Well: Delicious and Nutritious Recipe Ideas

Eating well doesn’t have to mean sacrificing great flavor, delicious dishes or your satisfaction. Annie Bell is out with a new cookbook, Low Carb Express: Cut the carbs with 130 deliciously healthy recipes, to help us eat well while we boost our fruit, vegetables and proteins.

Our Favorite All-You-Can-Eat Restaurant

All-You-Can-Eat? Really, Honest Cooking? We know what you’re thinking, but just like every other food lover, the thought of unlimited or bottomless food or drinks can be quite enticing. We have found our favorite. Especially for meat lovers, Fogo de Chão, takes the cake as our favorite all-you-can-eat restaurant.

Elysian: A Wine Label Paying Homage to the Land

A wine that represents California’s beautiful farmland? That may sound weird or boring, but stay with us! Winemaking always sounds so idyllic and romantic, but farming? Not so much. We tried Elysian, an organic California Merlot that highlights all the crucial parts of farming, growing grapes and the land itself. It’s delicious and its story is beautiful and important too.

Ring in the New Year with Punch Bowls

Mix up one big bowl of punch to serve on New Year’s Eve instead of spending time shaking together a cocktail for each of your friends. Set out a bucket of ice, festive glasses, the big-batch punch cocktail and a bottle of bubbles for the traditionalists. We’re ready for you 2019!

Super Flaky Lardo Biscuits

Swap out some of the butter in a super flaky biscuit recipe for pesto bianco, aka lardo, for absolutely delicious biscuits.

Food Resolutions You Should Actually Make

There’s nothing that kills conversation at the holiday dinner table like mentioning the diet you are going to start on January 1st. Instead of jumping on a fad food regimen that is hard to stick to, check out these food resolutions that you should make and are fun to keep.

Tips for Cooking a Vegetarian Dinner Party

Want to cook a vegetarian dinner party? Or do you have vegetarian guests coming over for the holidays? The new cookbook, Feasts of Veg brings together recipes that are beautiful for gatherings.

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Warm Winter Mull with Gin

The perfect pour for celebratory sipping and all of winter, this big-batch mulled cocktail recipe is super easy to make and features seasonal spices, citrus and berries. Grab a bottle of Spanish Rioja wine and Brockmans gin and you are set for success!

What is Norwegian Food? A Taste of Norway

Norwegian food has a lot to do with its landscape and its culture. Nevada Berg’s new cookbook, North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking from the Heart of Norway, delves into foraging, fishing, harvesting and more that is common to Norwegian life.

Brown Bread Vodka Cocktail

Known as the “Breadbasket of the World”, Kansas is a top grower of wheat so it’s no wonder that they make some awesome wheat vodka. Check out this creamy and sweet brown bread vodka cocktail featuring TILL Vodka.

Favorite Winter Food and Wine Pairings

It’s the perfect season to spend time in the kitchen cooking and then share that good food, paired with Loire Valley wines, with good company. Check out these favorite winter food and wine pairings.

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Tis the Season for Tamales

The holidays and tamales go hand-in-hand and that is definitely the case in San Antonio. Check out this festive tamale recipe from a Davila’s BBQ, a favorite spot serving traditional Latin American and Vaquero-style dishes.