7 Simple and Stunning Ways to Eat Jambon All Summer

We love Jambon de Bayonne for quick summer meals. It’s a natural for charcuterie and cheese boards and aperitif snacks. This naturally cured ham – similar to prosciutto – is charcuterie with a heavy French accent. Kick back and pop the cork on a bottle of rosé – we’ve got the low down on jambon, and ideas for enjoying it this summer.

These New Cuts are Worthy of Your Bacon Obsession

Is there any sweeter word than bacon?! At D’Artagnan, we take bacon very seriously. All our bacon offerings are made with heritage-breed pork belly that’s been single-smoked over real wood chips. Made the old-fashioned way – without artificial nitrates, nitrites or preservatives added – you’ll fall for this full-flavored bacon in a big way. Read on for two new varieties.

You Might Be Missing Out On the Best Poultry Ever

Getting tired of chicken? Try something new in the poultry department: guinea hen! We think of guinea hen as the beginner’s game bird, though it’s not at all gamey tasting. The lean meat stands up nicely to strong herbs and spices, and the approachable guinea hen can be fried like chicken, braised with herbs and root vegetables, or roasted with butter or duck fat. Read on for more about what may be your new favorite bird.

You’ll Want to Make All 5 of these Ground Lamb Recipes

Our grass-fed lamb makes a flavorful alternative to beef, and is a grilling season must-have.  You’ll enjoy its distinctive, rich flavor – “lamby” but not gamey – in burgers, chili, kebabs, and more. Learn about this healthy grass-fed lamb and start planning your lambtastic menus.

You’ll Want to Grill Chicken Under a Brick All Summer

Here’s a grilling showstopper: chicken under a brick. Known in Italian as pollo al mattone, chicken under a brick involves prepping the chicken so it lies flat and grilling it skin-side down with a weight on top. When flattened, a whole chicken will grill fast and yield crisp, golden-brown skin and evenly cooked meat.  Read on and learn the easy method for making this tender and juicy chicken.

10 Ways to Make Easy Meals with Andouille Sausage

How do you andouille? At D’Artagnan, our spicy Cajun-style andouille sausage is made all-naturally with humanely raised heritage-breed pork and simple spices. Smoked over real hardwood, these ready-to-eat spicy links are delicious both on their own and added to your favorite recipes. Read on for some ideas for enjoying andouille. 

You’ll Win at the Grill when You Make Tex-Mex Fajitas

Are you looking for a new steak to grill or smoke? Try the outside skirt steak – a cornerstone of Tex-Mex cooking and the original, most authentic cut for fajitas. This chef’s favorite should be on your grill all summer. Read on for a great recipe and learn more about this epic cut.

Everything You Need to Know About Making Garbure – With a Video

Garbure is a hearty rustic soup beloved throughout Gascony, that combines slow-cooked vegetables of all kinds and savory preserved meats like duck confit, ham, and salt-cured ventrèche. This is French country cooking at its best: deeply nourishing and satisfying. Watch Ariane make garbure with her daughter Alix and learn more about this tasty tradition.

How to Grill and Bake with Our Exclusive Olive Oil

Enjoy a true flavor of France with our exclusive olive oils from the Provençal orchards of actor Jean Reno. Made with ancient techniques, they are silky and smooth with subtle aromas of terroir that will hook you forever on French olive oil. Learn how to use olive oil with grilled meats like rack of lamb, no-cook sauces, and even in baking with our recipes.

Recipes You Need to Make if You Love Lamb

Spring is the time for lamb – though it’s a year-round favorite. Serve it for Easter dinner, your Passover seder, or just because you love lamb. We’ve got all the cuts of lamb you need – and the recipes – to make any meal a tasty one. Shop dartagnan.com for lamb and so much more. 

How to Make Your Passover Meal a Tasty One

This year the question “why is this night different than all other nights” will have a certain poignancy. A Passover seder is meant to be a joyful meal with extended family and friends, but many will observe the holiday in isolation instead. Some will seek digital connection, with laptops and phones on the table to bring everyone together. However you observe the holiday, we have what you need to make a memorable meal. 

When You Make Short Ribs You’ll Have an Easy Week of Meals

There’s nothing like short ribs when you want comfort food. We’ve got several options – Angus bone-in short ribs, boneless short ribs, or buttery Wagyu short ribs, along with recipes for enjoying these beefy ribs. Make a large batch on a Sunday and enjoy a week of meals.