These 3 Foie Gras Recipes Will Make You a Kitchen Hero

It’s no secret that searing foie gras is super easy. But your guests don’t have to know that with these elegant and fall-ready recipes. With seasonal fruits like cranberries, pear, and the inevitable flavor of pumpkin spice, we’ve got some sure-fire hits for your next dinner party. Or save this post for holiday meal planning…

Is Cast Iron Really the Best for Cooking?

A cast iron pan is one of the hardest-working – and most versatile – of kitchen tools.  Are you cooking with cast iron? Or are you too nervous about the seasoning and cleaning? There’s nothing to fear – these pans are tough and built to last, which is why families pass them down as heirlooms…

These Chef Photos Are Sure to Inspire You

Do you love looking at food photos on Instagram like we do? Lately, chefs have been posting their dishes with our new, unique lamb cut – the Denver chop – and we had to share. The Denver lamb chop is from the loin with the last rib left attached. The large eye is tender and quick-cooking,…

Win at Weeknight Dinners with these 5 Easy Recipes

Plan ahead with these easy recipes that come together quickly – even on a weeknight. It’s often a challenge to eat a good meal during a hectic workweek, but our recipes offer wholesome dinners that can be made on weeknights. With quick-cooking cuts like lamb tenderloin and easy pasta carbonara with duck bacon, there are…

Your New Favorite Special Occasion Roast

Let’s just say it: Berkshire pork is special. Known as Kurobuta in Japan, this is heritage-breed pork with an international reputation. It’s the Wagyu of the pork world. And now there’s a new Berkshire pork 8-rib rack available at dartagnan.com. Perfect for serving at a family meal, or any special occasion or holiday, this rack will become a…

You’ll Blow Your Top for this New Lamb Cut

Our new Lamb Volcano Shank is even better than osso buco. The shanks are larger and easier to cook, plus they make a beautiful presentation. From our cooperative in the Rocky Mountains, this lamb is raised right for superior tenderness and fresh, full flavor. You’ll get two 16 – 18-ounce shanks per package, good for individual…

Why You Need to Make These Mushroom Recipes ASAP

Did you know that D’Artagnan offers a variety of wild and cultivated fresh mushrooms? That’s right – we are more than just meat! We get daily deliveries of wild mushrooms sourced from foragers around the world and from cultivators who grow organic mushrooms for us. Our chef clients rely on us for consistent quality and freshness with…

These 5 New Hams Will Change Your Life

No longer will you wait until the holidays to enjoy a juicy ham. With 5 options and sizes, you can make ham a regular part of your meal plans. And these aren’t just any hams. D’Artagnan’s hams are made with the famed Berkshire breed pork – also known as Kurobuta pork. It’s the best choice for ham because…

How to Roast a Chicken in a Salt Crust

What is salt roasting? This ancient technique involves cooking meat or fish in a mound of salt which preserves moisture and enhances flavor. When it comes to presentation, nothing quite has the “wow” factor that salt roasting does. Imagine removing an igloo of salt from the oven, bringing it to the table, cracking it open, and carefully…

Don’t Miss Our 10 Most Shared Recipes of September

You loved them, you shared them, you pinned them! These D’Artagnan recipes got the most social media love in September. This month there’s a truly wide range of proteins – with something for everyone, from spicy lamb chops to mussels with chorizo, and some simplified classics like duck a l’orange and filet mignon with Bearnaise…

It’s the Perfect Time to Make this Easy Veal Roast Recipe

It’s cooking season again … time to ease back into the roasting routine. Our French veal striploin makes a fabulous weekend roast in fall. We paired it with pancetta lardons, wild chanterelle & organic mixed mushrooms for earthy flavor, and finished with a silky pan sauce. This comforting dish is perfect for autumn and is…

How to Make Traditional Portuguese Caldo Verde Soup

Caldo verde is a traditional Portuguese soup made with a few simple ingredients. This is old-country cooking at its best, with potatoes to provide creaminess, kale for color and texture, and chorizo sausage to add smoky richness. Our caldo verde soup recipe with chorizo is healthy, hearty, and super easy to make. It’s a perfect first course or…