English version

honest-to-goodness

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhonest-to-goodnessˌhonest-to-ˈgoodness adjective [only before noun]  SIMPLE/PLAINsimple and good plain honest-to-goodness home cooking
Examples from the Corpus
honest-to-goodnessThey specialize in honest-to-goodness homemade desserts.Smile - a real honest-to-goodness ordinary, human smile.
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