Memorial Day Recipes for the Grill

If you’re dusting off the grill for Memorial Day, you may want some fresh recipes to try for the beginning of cookout season. Hey, we’re big fans of the burger, but some occasions deserve a more elevated menu. If the guests at your Memorial Day party are more demanding, you can certainly please them with…

5 Finger Food Recipes for Parties

What’s cooking this Memorial Day? If you’re hosting the party this holiday weekend, try one (or several) of our finger food recipes. While the burgers grill or the ribs smoke, the crowd needs something to nibble on while drinks are poured. These are a few of our favorite party food recipes. 1. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños…

Food Film to Watch: The Life of James Beard

Many are familiar with James Beard from his columns and books, or perhaps the eponymous foundation, founded in his memory, whose mission is “to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone.” A new documentary, James Beard: America’s First Foodie, tells the incredible tale of his life…

What is Umami?

Umami (pronounced /oo-mäme/) is a relatively new term. It’s a Japanese loan-word referring the fifth taste, completing the revamped five-taste model alongside salty, sweet, sour and bitter. The mysterious word which as of late has been popping up frequently in food writing, blogs, restaurant menus, and cooking shows, describes a taste you are no doubt […]

Best Burgers in the USA

We love burgers like you love burgers … and with May being National Burger Month, we are talking about them a lot. Here’s a round-up of great burgers from hot spots that are serving D’Artagnan beef between the buns. It’s a partial list, so stay tuned. We have plenty more restaurants serving up D’Artagnan Angus…

Thanks, Mom!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Today we thank and honor you for feeding us, for holding our hands and encouraging us, and for always being there. And we would like to give you a bouquet of roses … made of bacon. If you would like to give mom a special bouquet made…

It’s Always “Eat What You Want Day” at D’Artagnan

The very premise of Eat What You Want Day suggests that you are not doing that the other 364 days of the year. But at D’Artagnan we always eat what we want, don’t you? This holiday is met with some dismay, because its very existence points out that our eating habits are unbalanced. Eating is…

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…

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,…

Congrats to the James Beard Foundation Award Winners!

It is our honor at D’Artagnan to work with many of the greatest chefs across the nation. The esteemed James Beard Foundation honors the best and brightest in the culinary world annually, in what is often called the Academy Awards of the food industry. Last night in Chicago, the winners of the 2017 JBF Awards were…

May is National Burger Month!

We are a nation obsessed with burgers, so it seems fitting to dedicate an entire month to celebrating this noble sandwich. With Memorial Day marking the start of grilling season, it’s the right time to get obsessed with burgers. All month we will share new burger recipes each week as they are posted at dartagnan.com ……

Well Done, Chef Barbara Lynch!

Congratulations to our friend Barbara Lynch on being named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People! It’s a big list, and she is the only chef on it. She is in the pioneer category, for changing the Boston restaurant scene. Click through to read Padma Lakshmi’s very touching essay about Chef Barbara. Barbara Lynch is…