All for One, Foie for All! Exciting News for California

Good news for foie gras lovers in CA! It is now legal to sell foie gras across state lines. Thus, effective immediately, we are shipping foie gras to home cooks in the great state of California. Read on for details or go directly to the foie gras and start the celebration!

Easy Ways to Celebrate Bastille Day at Home

Every July 14th the French throw a celebration so big that it’s heard around the world. Known as Bastille Day or la fête nationale, the holiday marks the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, a turning point in the French Revolution. Where there are expats and Francophiles, there will be a party – no matter what part of the world. Read on to find a way to join in the celebration. 

Lessons from Leaders: A Conversation with Judy Spires

At D’Artagnan, we are proud to work with leaders in the business of food, from professional kitchens to grocery retailers.We interviewed Judy Spires, who heads Kings and Balducci’s Markets, just before COVID-19 changed everything about the food industry. We want to share that conversation now, with an update from Judy about lessons from the pandemic. Read on for her insights. 

Do You Wonder What D’Artagnan Staffers Like to Cook?

We talked to some of the dads at D’Artagnan to see what they’re cooking for Father’s Day this year. With access to all the great products in the catalog, our enthusiastic, food-loving staffers are a good place to go for recommendations.  Read on for inspiration for your own summer menus. 

8 of the Best Foodie Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming … this year it is June 21st. What can you give the serious foodie dad? We’ve got ideas from a whole ribeye to a pizza oven that fits on his grill. If dad likes to cook, we’ve got you covered.  And don’t forget … you can always find gourmet gifts at dartagnan.com or give a D’Artagnan gift certificate. Because food is the greatest gift of all.

Win Mother’s Day When You Make Easy Savory Bread Pudding

If you’ve been baking at home these days, you may find yourself with excess bread. It’s a good time for bread pudding, the classic way to transform less-than-fresh bread into something tasty. Our recipes are rich in protein, mushrooms, and our signature truffle butter.Easy to make, they are great for Mother’s Day brunch and for virtually cooking together if you can’t be with mom this year. Read on for 3 recipes that will make any brunch better.

6 Easy Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 2020 promises to be a whole new experience, with restaurants closed and families separated by self-isolation. It’s a time to appreciate good health, the value of simple pleasures, and to recognize all the moms for the caring role they play in our lives. In these difficult times, a good meal cooked at home is a celebration in itself, and we’ve got recipes for a Mother’s Day she won’t forget. 

What Can You Do for National Make Lunch Count Day?

Are you continuing the habit of sad office desk lunches while working at home? Well, today is the time to acknowledge National Make Lunch Count Day. Make a little extra time, take a conscious lunch break and prepare something special. Or donate to an organization that is feeding front line medical workers so they can eat lunch. See below for lunch ideas and links to organizations that need your help.

Recipes You Need to Make if You Love Lamb

Spring is the time for lamb – though it’s a year-round favorite. Serve it for Easter dinner, your Passover seder, or just because you love lamb. We’ve got all the cuts of lamb you need – and the recipes – to make any meal a tasty one. Shop dartagnan.com for lamb and so much more. 

How to Make Your Passover Meal a Tasty One

This year the question “why is this night different than all other nights” will have a certain poignancy. A Passover seder is meant to be a joyful meal with extended family and friends, but many will observe the holiday in isolation instead. Some will seek digital connection, with laptops and phones on the table to bring everyone together. However you observe the holiday, we have what you need to make a memorable meal. 

Get Inspired by 3 Chefs Dishing On Women in the Kitchen 

Traditionally seen as a boys club, the professional kitchen has been undergoing some changes in recent years. When Ariane founded D’Artagnan in 1985 there was one female chef among her New York customers, but today there are many women leading kitchens across the country. In honor of Women’s History Month, we spoke to three of our clients who have smashed the stainless steel ceiling and become executive chefs. Meet these extraordinary chefs in the post below.