Ariane Says Keep (Good) Meat on the Plate

These days there are so many buzzwords on packaging, that the average consumer is often confused about how to select the best food for their health and that of the environment. Ariane knows a lot about this subject and sounds off on eating meat, the environmental consequences, industrial farming, the bewildering labels on meat, and a happy solution…

Cassoulet War: From the Eyes of a D’Artagnan Customer

Julia Child said: “People who love to eat are always the best people,” and we definitely find that to be the case. At D’Artagnan, our customers are more like family, and our events like reunions, where chefs mingle with customers and D’Artagnan staff. For those of you who weren’t able to attend our 4th Annual Cassoulet…

Who Won the Cassoulet War?

Our 4th annual Cassoulet War took place Monday evening, January 29, 2018. With 23 chefs competing for 3 prizes and bragging rights until next year’s competition, it was a night of great smells and incredible flavors. Attendees (including several chef competitors from years past) challenged themselves to taste each cassoulet while drinking fine wine from…

Enter to Win Our Cassoulet Day Giveaway

January 9th is Cassoulet Day  … and it’s our annual tradition to celebrate by giving away Cassoulet Recipe Kits! We are partnering with our friends at Languedoc Wines to give one lucky winner the chance to enjoy a cassoulet this month because nothing pairs with cassoulet like good wine from the region where cassoulet was born! Click here for details…

You’re Invited: 4th Annual Cassoulet War in NYC

Join us for our 4th Annual Cassoulet War in New  York City – the tastiest event of the season! On January 29th, 2018, chefs will battle for cassoulet supremacy at The Eventi Hotel. Join us to eat, drink and argue over which cassoulet is best. Our esteemed judges will choose the Most Authentic and Most…

Good News from 2017: There are Fewer Antibiotics in Meat

We like to celebrate the victories – however small – in the food revolution. In early December a report from the Food and Drug Administration announced something unprecedented. For the very first time in its history of tracking antibiotics in animals used for food, fewer drugs were sold. Sales of medically important antibiotics declined by…

Heritage Turkey Making the News

When it comes to heritage turkeys, beware of imposters, says Bloomberg. “Spending big on ‘heritage’ is no guarantee you’ll get a pure-blooded bird.” Yesterday’s article quotes our own Ariane and points out that some turkeys are being sold as “heirloom,” a term normally associated with fruits and vegetables, not turkeys. There are confusing marketing terms…

See D’Artagnan Chicken Confit in The NY Times

That’s right, our new product – chicken leg confit – has been recognized by Florence Fabricant in The New York Times as an astonishingly versatile option for weeknight cooking. Anywhere you want to use chicken, try chicken leg confit! We couldn’t agree more. Here are a few of our ideas for cooking with chicken confit.  

Enter the Ultimate Holiday Entertaining Giveaway!

We’ve partnered with America’s Test Kitchen and four other amazing brands to give away a grand prize valued at $10,000! The winner will receive a prize package that includes a $1,500 D’Artagnan gift card, over $4,000 in entertaining essentials, and $2,000 in cash for anything else needed to throw the ultimate holiday party. Enter the…

Enter the French Table Giveaway: Le Creuset + D’Artagnan Foods!

We have partnered with Le Creuset to celebrate the release of their new cookbook and give away a monster prize package! Enter here by November 6 for a chance to win the Ultimate Cast Iron Set, the Le Creuset Cookbook: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table, and a collection of D’Artagnan items (including duck, quail, mushrooms, sausage and…

Join Us: Le Creuset Cookbook Launch Event!

We’re excited to partner with Le Creuset and help launch their new cookbook on Saturday, October 21! After all, Le Creuset is a French icon. The brilliantly-colored, enameled cookware has been revered by chefs and home cooks since 1925. Both utilitarian and beautiful, Le Creuset is in the best kitchens around the world. If anyone…

Fine Olive Oil from “The Professional”

Celebrities are just like us – they love olive oil. That’s why it’s a trend among them to make their own olive oil. According to this article in Olive Oil Times, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Sting and Trudie Styler, French singer/actor Patrick Bruel, and actor Jean Reno are all in the olive oil business. We are…