Watch: Making Duck Breast with Ariane

The Daily Meal visited Ariane in her home kitchen to film her cooking duck breast, and to learn about D’Artagnan’s proprietary Rohan duck. Because she is so knowledgeable, any conversation with Ariane is likely to turn into a fascinating discussion, with facts about food and farming. In this video she shows how to sear a duck breast,…

New Arrival: Lamb Rib Chops

Two chops are better than one … and that’s the philosophy behind our new grass-fed lamb chops. These meaty, double-cut lamb rib chops each contain two rib bones and are perfect for grilling, or pan searing anytime. Our new lamb chops are “frenched” and “cap off,” which means that the rib bones have been cleaned of…

Memorial Day Recipes for the Grill

If you’re dusting off the grill for Memorial Day, you may want some fresh recipes to try for the beginning of cookout season. Hey, we’re big fans of the burger, but some occasions deserve a more elevated menu. If the guests at your Memorial Day party are more demanding, you can certainly please them with…

5 Finger Food Recipes for Parties

What’s cooking this Memorial Day? If you’re hosting the party this holiday weekend, try one (or several) of our finger food recipes. While the burgers grill or the ribs smoke, the crowd needs something to nibble on while drinks are poured. These are a few of our favorite party food recipes. 1. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños…

Food Film to Watch: The Life of James Beard

Many are familiar with James Beard from his columns and books, or perhaps the eponymous foundation, founded in his memory, whose mission is “to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone.” A new documentary, James Beard: America’s First Foodie, tells the incredible tale of his life…

5 New Burger Recipes to Make You Hungry

The burger mania at D’Artagnan is high as National Burger Month continues. Inspired by the theme, we developed some new burger recipes, and can’t wait for you to try them. Perhaps at your Memorial Day grilling party? We recently added ground lamb to our website, so naturally, we’re using it for burgers! And we’ve adapted…

Grilling Steaks: Basic Tips & Recipes

Memorial Day is called the unofficial start of the outdoor cooking season, and it’s a sure indication that things will be getting smoky. There’s a whole summer of grilled everything to look forward to… The steak is a classic choice for grilling, and one of our favorites. We have many kinds of steak to choose…

Simple Rabbit Recipes You Need to Try

Confit, or not confit?  That is the question … but also, what is confit, anyway? Confit refers to the process of slow cooking and storing food in fat, and comes from a French word that means “preserved.” In the confit method, meats are cooked in fat (best choice is duck fat) for a long time…

What is Umami?

Umami (pronounced /oo-mäme/) is a relatively new term. It’s a Japanese loan-word referring the fifth taste, completing the revamped five-taste model alongside salty, sweet, sour and bitter. The mysterious word which as of late has been popping up frequently in food writing, blogs, restaurant menus, and cooking shows, describes a taste you are no doubt […]

10 Ways to Cook with Chorizo Sausage

There are different types of chorizo; either fresh sausage, which should be cooked before consumption, or smoked and cured sausage, which is fully-cooked and ready-to-eat. D’Artagnan chorizo is a Spanish-style sausage, smoked and fully-cooked. It is made with heritage-breed pork, and is spicy and garlicky, with a bold smoky flavor from paprika, which also imparts…

Best Burgers in the USA

We love burgers like you love burgers … and with May being National Burger Month, we are talking about them a lot. Here’s a round-up of great burgers from hot spots that are serving D’Artagnan beef between the buns. It’s a partial list, so stay tuned. We have plenty more restaurants serving up D’Artagnan Angus…

Thanks, Mom!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Today we thank and honor you for feeding us, for holding our hands and encouraging us, and for always being there. And we would like to give you a bouquet of roses … made of bacon. If you would like to give mom a special bouquet made…