Five Unexpected Lamb Cuts That You Should Be Grilling

Are you grilling lamb this summer? Think beyond the rack with these five cuts that are D’Artagnan favorites on the grill. Treat your grill like an oven – just close the lid and use indirect heat to roast large cuts like shoulder or leg of lamb – with the added benefit of smoky flavor. Read on to discover fresh lamb cuts for summer meals. 

This Could Be Your New Favorite Way to Make Ribs

The best way to make ribs in the summer is with your Instant Pot or multi-cooker. The whole process takes less than an hour. While the ribs cook you can relax in the yard or pool. Because they are finished on the grill, this recipe is also great to make a day ahead and serve at a backyard gathering. Read on for the how-to.

After You Read This You’ll Definitely Want a Cobb Salad

The Cobb is one of America’s favorite salads. But who made the first Cobb salad? And when? Is there a single person responsible for combining all those unlikely ingredients?  Read on for the fun back story, and our recipe to make your own Cobb salad, which we believe is the perfect summer meal.

What is the Best Way to Grill Duck Breast?

Are you afraid to grill duck breast? Never fear, we have an easy method. This recipe includes lavender beets and pickled blackberries, making it perfect for summer entertaining. No grill? No worries, you can easily adapt this to the traditional pan-searing technique. Read on and learn how to make this easy and beautiful dish. 

This is Why You Should Invite Charcuterie to Your Summer Parties

Our ready-to-eat charcuterie makes an instant party and is a must-have for summer gatherings, from small to large. Charcuterie is fully cooked, simple to serve and makes a beautiful presentation when paired with fruits, nuts, cheeses of all kinds, chutneys, pickles, olives, honey, and truffle butter. Read on to see how charcuterie can be a delicious part of your summer plans.

The Simple Secret to Your Best BBQ Ever

You’ve heard it here before. The secret to cooking like top chefs do is using the best ingredients. Larry Olmsted, the NY Times Bestselling author of Real Food, Fake Food,  wrote a whole article for Forbes about choosing the highest quality meat for the best results. We’re proud he mentioned many of

Watch and Make this Edible Flag to Celebrate the Fourth

In honor of Independence Day, Ariane created an edible American flag for carnivores. Consider this an antidote to all the red-white-and-blue pies, tarts, and cakes you’ll see on Instagram for the holiday. Watch our video and learn to make this simple duck and chicken roulade (with a special – totally natural – ingredient). 

Meet the Chef: Ehren Ryan

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. In some cases, the chefs are close to home, as with Chef Ehren Ryan of Common Lot in Millburn, NJ. His acclaimed restaurant is just 5 miles from the D’Artagnan corporate headquarters, but it was a long and varied road that brought him here. Read on to learn more about this creative young chef who is making waves in the New Jersey restaurant scene. 

You’ll Love Making These 5 Super-Easy Duck Recipes

Tired of chicken? Try having duck for dinner. These dishes using our ready-to-eat duck charcuterie are so simple they shouldn’t even be called recipes. From refreshing salads to unique sandwiches, these weeknight heroes are your summer saviors. Read on for the ridiculously easy answer to “what’s for dinner?”

Are You Missing Out on Grilled Bacon?

Can bacon be made on the grill? Yes – if done with care. But you can’t just throw strips of bacon on a hot grill; that will create dramatic flare-ups as the bacon fat renders. You will end up with charred bacon, or worse, bacon ash. Done correctly, grilled bacon is smoky, delicious and just the right amount of crispy. Read our tips for grilling bacon below, and start a new backyard tradition.

When You Make these Lamb Ribs You’ll be a Dinner Hero

Have you tried lamb ribs yet? You’ll find lamb spareribs to be lean, full of flavor and a unique alternative to pork ribs. Not only that, they are great for parties. Lamb ribs do require a little extra attention, so read on for two tasty recipes and some tips on how to best enjoy these ribs. 

5 Easy and Unique Recipes for the Fourth of July

Find something new to serve this Fourth of July with our recipes. For this lineup, the bacon cheeseburger is reimagined with ground venison, and chili is made with duck charcuterie. Try one of them and discover a new favorite for summer gatherings. Read on for the recipes and start planning your Fourth of July meals.