5 Amazing Mains that Can Replace Turkey at Thanksgiving

Are you looking to serve something different at Thanksgiving this year? Perhaps you are hosting Friendsgiving, giving you a bit more menu freedom. Think outside the turkey with these holiday main picks. Your thankful guests will delight in these alternatives, any of which will make your gathering into a feast. 

Are You Considering a Heritage Turkey for the Holiday?

Is a heritage turkey the right one for your table? These birds offer deep, old-fashioned flavor like our great-grandparents enjoyed. Read on to learn about why old-breed turkeys are showing up at more holiday meals than ever. 

How to Choose a Turkey for Your Thanksgiving Table

There are a lot of turkeys available for your Thanksgiving dinner. Which one is right for you? No matter which you choose, all D’Artagnan turkeys come from small farms that raise the birds free-range, with care, and no antibiotics or hormones. Read on to learn about the turkeys we offer at D’Artagnan. 

How to Eat Like You’re in the Downton Abbey Film

It’s that time of year again! Wild Scottish game birds are back! This season arrives during the excitement surrounding the Downton Abbey film, and the only appropriate response is to have a lovely game dinner. Because that’s what the Crawleys would do, isn’t it? Read on and you’ll eat like the lord – or lady – of the manor. 

Six French Sandwiches You Need to Make Now

Are you a fan of the sandwich? Aren’t we all? Well, France has some signature sandwiches that you need to know about – and to try. While it will always be better in Paris, le sandwich, as it is known, is fairly simple to replicate at home. Begin with the best ingredients you can find and read on for six tasty variations of the French sandwich.

12 New Fall Cookbooks to Inspire You in the Kitchen

Fall is a good time to get back to the kitchen and cook. To make it even more fun, a slew of new cookbooks are coming out this season. Read on for a selection of the books we most want to add to our (already packed) shelves. 

Meet the Chef: Nicolas Abello

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. In our latest chef interview, we’re excited to introduce you to Nico Abello at L’Appart in NYC. Read on to learn about this amazing French chef. 

Why You Should Celebrate Julia Child’s Birthday

August 15th has become an unofficial holiday for the food-obsessed, as it marks the birth of Julia Child, patron saint of cooks everywhere. With her TV show, Julia inspired us to return to the kitchen, be adventurous with food, and have fun with it all. In honor of her birthday, we asked some of the staff at D’Artagnan how Julia impacted their lives. Read on and please share your own Julia memories with us. 

Meet the Chef: Tom Bronny

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. One such chef we’re excited to introduce you to is Tom Bronny at Big Delicious Planet in Chicago. The extraordinary BDP, as it is known, is a catering company, a canteen, and an urban farm. Read on to learn more about the greenest caterer in the USA and their executive chef. 

After You Read This You’ll Definitely Want a Cobb Salad

The Cobb is one of America’s favorite salads. But who made the first Cobb salad? And when? Is there a single person responsible for combining all those unlikely ingredients?  Read on for the fun back story, and our recipe to make your own Cobb salad, which we believe is the perfect summer meal.

Watch and Make this Edible Flag to Celebrate the Fourth

In honor of Independence Day, Ariane created an edible American flag for carnivores. Consider this an antidote to all the red-white-and-blue pies, tarts, and cakes you’ll see on Instagram for the holiday. Watch our video and learn to make this simple duck and chicken roulade (with a special – totally natural – ingredient). 

Meet the Chef: Ehren Ryan

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. In some cases, the chefs are close to home, as with Chef Ehren Ryan of Common Lot in Millburn, NJ. His acclaimed restaurant is just 5 miles from the D’Artagnan corporate headquarters, but it was a long and varied road that brought him here. Read on to learn more about this creative young chef who is making waves in the New Jersey restaurant scene.