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.

Make Easy Summer Meals with these Simple Salads

Looking for simple and refreshing summer meals? Our salad recipes – fortified with ample protein – are satisfying enough to be a meal and are great for serving at casual backyard gatherings and weeknight suppers. With grilled steak, bacon (make it in cast iron on the grill), duck confit or cold charcuterie there’s a salad for everyone here.

6 No-Heat, No-Cook Sauces that will Change How You Eat

Whip together these zippy no-cook, cold sauce in a food processor. They take only minutes, and add bright flavors to grilled steaks, pork chops, duck breast, and any other meat you cook this summer. The simple ingredients yield complex flavors  that will give your cooking a serious upgrade. Read on to see which one you’ll make first.

The 15 Recipes You Need for an Exciting July 4th Party

What’s on your menu for Independence Day? The parties may be a bit subdued this year, but we found 15 recipes in our collection that are perfect for gatherings of any size. Whether it’s just two of you in the backyard, or a larger group around the grill, we’ve got classic comfort foods that will make it a very tasty Fourth of July … and summer.

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.

5 Recipes for Sliders You’ll Want to Eat in One Bite

Are these sliders or mini burgers? Technically, a slider is a thin beef patty cooked on a griddle with onions and pickles on top. So, these must be mini burgers because some are made with lamb, buffalo, stuffed with cheese, or wrapped in bacon. Whatever you call them, these burgers are small bites of heaven. Read on for 5 recipes you’ll want to make now.  

When You Make Easy Compound Butter You’ll Find Many Ways to Eat It

Compound butter is a classic French preparation that combines an ingredient – truffle, basil, garlic, or mushrooms, for example – with creamy butter. Great for bread, these flavorful butters are also wonderful to have in the fridge to accompany a grilled steak, pork, lamb or veal chop, or tuck into a burger. They are so easy that we hesitate to call these recipes. So here are 7 ways you can make compound butter at home.

How to Make the Best Baked Beans with Bacon

Baked beans are a comfort food staple and a favorite with BBQ. Our tasty recipe for slow-baked beans is a great way to use some legumes from your pantry stash, and learn how to weave bacon at the same time (does that count as a crafting project?).  Granted, the bacon weave is optional, but we highly recommend it. Read on for the recipe.

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.

When You Bake Our Easy Focaccia Bread You’ll Be Right On Trend

With so many of us sheltering in place, there’s been a lot more cooking happening at home. We’ve noticed that there’s also lots of baking going on. People are discovering the joys of baking bread at home, with sourdough bread, pizza, and focaccia topping the list … and we have a killer duck fat focaccia that is a riff on the classic Italian recipe with lard. Read on for the delicious details and try your hand at this super-easy recipe.

The Best Way to Celebrate National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

We’re not sure why this food holiday is on May 7th, but any day that celebrates roasting a leg of lamb is a good one. While it might not be top of mind this time of year, a leg of lamb is the perfect weekend meal with the family – and if you’re lucky, there will be leftovers for quick weekday meals. Read on for leg of lamb recipes and inspiration.