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.

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.