Now is the Time for Comfort Food & Meat Pies are the Ultimate

When it comes to pie, we’ll take ours savory. Isn’t it lovely how, with ground or chopped meat under the crust, a pie becomes a satisfying meal? Perhaps the most perfect comfort food, the meat pie can be found in cuisines around the world, in infinite variations. Are you ready to make a delicious meat pie at home? Get inspired and try one of our recipes below.

What is the Secret in the Sauce for these Buffalo Wings?

Spicy Buffalo-style wings are always a party favorite, but we’ve upped the flavor ante to make them even better. Our secret to making Buffalo wings with a unique kick is … truffle butter. That’s right. This little trick adds a whole new dimension of richness and depth to the sauce. Read on for two versions – one for Instant Pot chicken drums and oven-baked wings. 

Anytime is the Right Time for a Pasta Dinner!

Every night can be pasta night with these five easy recipes! Try our new favorite pasta dish: seasonally appropriate butternut squash carbonara generously flecked with crispy ventrèche. Or a classic pasta dish with creamy truffle butter and mushrooms. Truly a meal for all seasons, pasta is comfort food at its best. Read on for the recipes.

Making History: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Recipe for Wild Pigeon with Olives

It’s wild game season at D’Artagnan! Hunted Scottish game birds are being delivered every week – and you’ve got to get them while you can. Pheasant, grouse, partridge and wood pigeon may be small birds, but the are full of flavor. Be a part of the seasonal tradition with this recipe for artist Toulouse-Lautrec’s signature dish of wild pigeon with green olives.  Bag your game birds and read on for the recipe. 

Find Out How Easy it Can be to Cook with Charcuterie

Charcuterie is the cornerstone of a good life. This French word refers to any meat product that is smoked, cured or cooked. Familiar items like bacon, sausage, ham, and salami would all fit in this category, as would pâté, confit, and terrine. You can eat many types of charcuterie right from the package, or use them as starring ingredients when cooking. These 5 simple recipes with charcuterie are comfort food classics you’ll crave. 

7 Ways You’ll Want to Cook Pork this Season

While we like pork any time of the year, these 7 recipes are especially perfect for fall. Try our maple-glazed pork roast for a family meal, double-cut stuffed pork chops with cider sauce, or Instant Pot ribs with fennel. Apples, cider, sweet potatoes, fennel and walnuts all lend seasonal flavor.  Read on for the pork recipes and get inspired to cook pork now!

This Classic French Recipe Will Make You Love Chicken Again

This chicken dish is rustic comfort cooking at its best, and a great addition to your cooking repertoire. With crushed tomatoes, mushrooms and white wine contributing to a tasty sauce, easy-to-make chicken chasseur is a good choice for simple fall meals – even on a busy weeknight. Read on for the recipe. 

Is the Dutch Oven the Most Useful Tool in the Kitchen?

The Dutch oven may be the most useful of kitchen tools. With this versatile cookware, you can cook in any style, whether roasting, braising, frying, or baking. Are you lovin’ your Dutch oven? Let’s explore the origins of this pot and get inspired with 6 recipes. 

A Simple & Tasty Way to Eat Like the French

Learn to make this classic dish and you’ll always be ready for a party. Quiche is a favorite for entertaining, serving at brunch, or for a light dinner with a salad – hot or cold. Valued for its versatility, quiche Lorraine is a must in your repertoire of French cuisine basics. Read on for the history and our recipe.

How to Best Enjoy Veal Top Round

Are you missing out on veal for dinner? No longer! This veal top round cut is versatile, easy to work with, and the basis for many traditional recipes. Read on to learn about this cut and get 3 recipes that will inspire you to cook some veal. 

What Are You Cooking in the Early Days of Autumn?

We love the arrival of fall because it’s cooking season! The calendar might tell us its officially autumn, but we’re not quite ready for deep braising just yet. So what to eat in this transitional time between grilling and stewing?  We have some ideas for you – read on!

4 Reasons You’ll Want to Make Truffle Butter Béchamel

How about some creamy, truffley and mushroom-rich comfort food? Yeah, we thought so. We’ve found that a béchamel sauce made with black truffle butter is the perfect companion to mushrooms. Read on for the proof in the recipes below.