Comfort Food You Crave: Bacon Mac and Cheese

We’re not too proud to succumb to the pleasures of simple comfort food. And it really doesn’t get more comforting than mac and cheese, does it? Fresh from the D’Artagnan test kitchen, this quick and easy recipe for stove top mac & cheese with bacon will satisfy adults and kids alike. It’s a good recipe…

7 Recipes for Mom on Her Day

Mother’s Day usually means brunch, and we love to support the many restaurants that carry our products by encouraging you to take mom out for a meal. But if you are staying in, and want to make something special for her, look at our recipes for inspiration. Mother’s Day is next Sunday – May 14th…

Our 6 New Favorite Wagyu Burger Recipes

When it comes to making burgers, we think Wagyu beef is the best choice. Sure, we like buffalo burgers, lamb burgers and classic Angus beef burgers. But the lure of the Wagyu burger is strong. Our humanely-raised, Japanese-breed cattle are raised in Texas with traditional feeding regimens. These authentic Wagyu cattle – from the same Japanese breed…

Another Reason to Eat BBQ!

Who loves barbecue? We do! May is National Barbecue Month … and the kickoff to a summer season of delicious BBQ meats. We cannot get enough of smoky, tender, fall-apart BBQ. And this May, we intend to celebrate in style. You are certainly aware that there is a difference between barbecue and grilling. If not,…

Not Just for Charcuterie Plates: 3 Ways to Enjoy Smoked Duck Breast

D’Artagnan Smoked Duck Breast may be the best fast food! Keep some in the fridge for those quick weeknight dinners and last-minute lunches. We’ve done all the work of smoking duck for you (though that is a fun cooking project to try at home), so this piece of tasty charcuterie is ready-to-eat. Our smoked duck…

Your New Favorite Lamb Rack Recipe

  If you like rack of lamb, try this variation on the theme. It’s one of our favorite ways to enjoy this tasty cut. Fresh herbs, salty pecorino, and crunchy panko breadcrumbs make a tasty crust for our grass-fed rack of lamb in this easy recipe. This recipe should serve two for dinner. Dijon &…

Feeding Frenzy: Lunch for Little Foodies

As nearly all store shelves are teeming with cleverly-marketed, highly-processed “foods,” and media-savvy children are bombarded from all angles with ads for sugar-coated-what-nots, it’s more important than ever to teach the next generation to make real food a priority. Most parents will agree that children can be pretty tough food critics. Preparing school lunches becomes…

Bacon Wrapped Everything: 7 Recipes to Devour

Bacon. Just the word is enough to get the salivary glands going. We noticed that a lot of things get tastier when they’re wrapped in bacon. We did the research, and tested the theory, so you can enjoy the results. These seven recipes will work for dinner and for entertaining … because nothing says “party”…

Make it Now! Ramp Butter Recipe

Compound butters are simple to make and pack a lot of flavor. Especially true of our ramp compound butter, which is one of our favorite ways to preserve the fresh flavor of spring ramps all year long. This is the time – and it’s a brief moment – when you can get fresh wild ramps to make…

He’s Crusty & Cheesy, But You Will Love Croque Monsieur

 “America is a confirmed sandwich nation. Everywhere you go you find sandwich stands, sandwich shops, and nine out of ten people seem to stick to the sandwich-and-glass-of-milk or cup-of-coffee luncheon.” –  James Beard Let’s talk about Croque Monsieur, essentially a grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of ham, and a very French name. Oh, and…

Limited Offer: Aussie Wagyu Steaks

Outside of Japan, most agree that Australia has the best Wagyu beef. In fact, even experts have a hard time telling the two apart. That’s because Japan allowed Australian import of that rare animal: pure Kuroge cattle. Since 1990, Australian breeders and ranchers have been perfecting their strict protocols to create beef equal to that…

What’s for Supper? Thai-Style Steak Salad

A salad is often a healthy part of a meal, or a meal in itself. And that’s how we like salad: with meat on top. With spring in the air, we’re looking for quick, fresh meals. Well-composed salads with protein are the perfect solution. This colorful, crunchy salad hits all the right notes – sweet,…