Dinner & a Movie: Your Top 7 Food Films Paired with Recipes

We heard you. When we shared our favorite food films there were lots of comments and posts on social media about the ones we missed. The list had to stop somewhere and 14 seemed like the place to do it. But we’ve added some of your picks to round out the list with 7 more binge-worthy films…

Do these 5 Things for the Perfect Easter Ham

Are you making ham the wrong way? It seems like there’s nothing easier than heating a ham, but there are still plenty of ways to get it wrong (think Aunt Mary’s dried-out ham). Our simple tips will make all the difference when cooking your ham this Easter, and guarantee a memorable meal – for all…

3 Reasons to Eat Rabbit this Easter

Do something different this Easter and serve rabbit. You won’t be alone. Our chef clients serve more rabbit this time of year and several of our staffers are planning to eat rabbit at Easter dinner. We have often wondered why Americans don’t eat more rabbit.  After all, we are fine with eating turkey at Thanksgiving while using it…

3 Easter Mains That Are Not Ham

While ham is a classic choice for Easter dinner (and we love it!) there are plenty of fresh ideas if you think outside the smokehouse. With so many delightful options for the entree dish at your holiday table, why make the same thing every year? Here we offer 3 festive recipes that are simple to…

Easter Baking: 5 Simple Recipes for Your Holiday Brunch

Show off your baking skills at Easter brunch with one of these winning D’Artagnan recipes. Leaning to the savory side (hello, duck fat), it’s a collection of recipes that will appeal to everyone. From truffle butter biscuits and yeasty bread rolls to chicken-stuffed pastry, there’s something for every baking ability. Head to the pantry to…

Easter Sides: 5 Easy Recipes for the Best Holiday Meal

Make your best Easter dinner ever with one – or more – of these delicious recipes. From bright green vegetables with smoky bacon to a gorgeous grain salad, we’ve got simple options for your holiday table. Read on for our easy recipes that are sure to please your family and guests.

The Ultimate Dish to Impress Your Easter Guests

Porcelet is a perfect choice for the holiday table, especially at Easter. What’s so special about it? This is suckling pig taken to the next level, raised on milk alone, to produce the most succulent pork imaginable. Available exclusively at D’Artagnan, milk-fed porcelet is to pork as veal is to beef. There is nothing else like it on…

How to Make Homemade Corned Beef

Now is the time to start corning your own brisket at home for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. Why? The process takes 1-2 weeks of brining – or “corning.” Better order your brisket today at dartagnan.com. The reason to corn your own beef is flavor. You can achieve tastes that aren’t available in the mass-produced versions. – Michael Ruhlman, Charcuterie: The…

It’s Official: Ariane Wins Trailblazer Award at IACP

The International Association of Culinary Professionals met this past weekend for their 40th conference, which included their prestigious annual awards. We are proud to announce that Ariane Daguin, the founder, and owner of D’Artagnan, was recognized with the IACP Trailblazer Award! Ariane was honored to receive the award and joins us in congratulating all the…

Eating for Health: Are Mushrooms Powerful Medicine?

There are over 2,000 species of edible mushrooms on the planet, though most people can name just a handful. While we do love cooking with them, mushrooms are more than just delicious ingredients for umami-rich dishes. In Eastern medicine mushrooms have been used for centuries as curatives. Now the West is catching on and turning to…

Cassoulet War: From the Eyes of a D’Artagnan Customer

Julia Child said: “People who love to eat are always the best people,” and we definitely find that to be the case. At D’Artagnan, our customers are more like family, and our events like reunions, where chefs mingle with customers and D’Artagnan staff. For those of you who weren’t able to attend our 4th Annual Cassoulet…