5 Romantic Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day, with Recipes

Dinner and a movie is a classic combination for date night. For those who plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home, we have recipe ideas for a tasty meal and recommendations for food-centric films. After all, what could be more romantic than a movie about food?

恭喜发财! Happy Lunar New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the first day of the year of the rat, which symbolizes wealth and plenty. The rat is the first animal of the Chinese zodiac, which means this year is the start of a new 12-year cycle. Food (and food symbolism) will play a big part in the next few weeks of celebrations. Below are some dishes for good luck in the coming year.

Watch YouTube for the Best Food Shows

Sorry, cable TV. We have a new obsession when it comes to cooking shows. Yes, it’s called YouTube, and we are not ashamed to admit it. We all know it’s possible to get wildly distracted on the internet, but we’re doing research on YouTube! It’s educational. Read on for the top 10 channels you are likely to catch us watching on YouTube.

15 Books You’ll Want to Curl Up with this Winter

What’s better than a cup of coffee and a new book? Winter is the best time for catching up on your reading, and literate food lovers will have a lot to digest with this crop of recently released books. We chose 15 books about cooking, wine, meat, culinary history and more that are sure to warm any foodie’s heart this season. So here’s our winter reading list.

Why is the Duck Press in the News Again?

This antique culinary tool made quite a splash some years ago when restaurants began serving the elaborate pressed duck dish of French fame. It seems to be having another moment in the sun these days. If you’re wondering what a duck press is, then read on.

Did You Know January is World Carnivore Month?

You’re probably thinking that we made up World Carnivore Month, but we didn’t! Advocates for an animal-based diet organized this 31-day challenge and thousands of people around the globe are signing up and pledging to eat like a carnivore during the month of January. Read on for more about this carnivore trend.

7 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Eve Party Better

What are you serving at your New Year’s Eve party? From humble ingredients like chickpeas and peanut butter to haute items like caviar and foie gras, there’s a range of recipes that will work at either a sit-down dinner or a casual buffet. These elevated party foods are easy to make and serve and they will leave your guests talking. Read on for seven of our favorite recipes for entertaining. 

How to Serve Caviar at Your Party

Caviar is an elegant addition to a party during the holidays or any time of year.  Here we will give you some simple ideas for serving this classic and allowing the natural flavor of the caviar to shine.  Read on for our caviar service tips.

These Recipes are Perfect for Celebrating Hanukkah

For eight nights, in the dark of winter, Jewish families around the world celebrate the Festival of Lights, better known as Hanukkah. Each of those nights will be filled with traditional rituals and foods, from lighting the menorah to eating potato pancakes. Read on for a few ideas that can take Hanukkah meals to another level.

10 Recipes that will Make an Amazing Christmas Brunch

What will you be eating on Christmas morning? After opening the gifts, serve up one of these tasty recipes. Most can be made – or prepped for the oven – ahead of time, for a convenient holiday meal. Full of flavor (and savory D’Artagnan ingredients) there’s something here for everyone – even those with a sweet tooth. Read on for the recipes. 

Make a Memorable Christmas Feast with One of These Recipes

What should you serve for Christmas dinner? Whether your family has a taste for turkey, goose, lamb or ham, there’s something here for everyone. These seven recipes are festive and just right for serving convivial holiday gatherings. Read on and plan your holiday meal.

Remembering André Daguin

Our hearts are heavy at D’Artagnan … because André Daguin, the father of our founder, Ariane, has passed away at the age of 84. Known around the world for promoting the cuisine of Gascony – if you enjoy seared duck breast, you can thank him – André was a man of great character, strength, creativity, and loyalty. And to those of us at D’Artagnan, he was family.