This is Why You Should Make Capon for the Holidays

For one thing, we have Chef Eric Ripert’s favorite holiday recipe … which is roasted capon. This recipe is not only easy to make but has a hint of holiday luxury with the addition of truffles and duck fat. It’s also an homage to his grandmother who made stuffed capon for every special occasion meal.  Read on for…

7 Easy Side Dishes for Christmas Dinner

What will you serve at your Christmas dinner? We’ve got seven side dishes to round out your meal and make it memorable.  These recipes use truffle butter, chestnuts, bacon, demi-glace, and other favorite Holiday Helpers to impart that special D’Artagnan flavor. Still looking for the main course? Order your Christmas goose, capon, turkey or ham at…

What Do Chefs Like to Eat on Christmas?

Do you ever wonder what chefs eat at home over the holidays? We asked some of our chef clients about their Christmas dinner and breakfast favorites. Read on to see what they told us. Shop dartagnan.com to cook like the chefs at your home this holiday season.

Will You be Serving the Best Berkshire Ham this Christmas?

Are you looking for an impressive main course for your Christmas dinner? Our newly expanded line of all-natural Berkshire hams offers you a solution with both bone-in and bone-out hams, plus a convenient spiral ham. Find the right size ham for your gathering, and read on for two glaze recipes that will wow your guests at…

This is Why You Should be Cooking Goose for Christmas

Roasting a goose may be daunting, but if your goose is well cooked, it has succulent, tender, dark meat that is rich tasting, and free of fat. Goose is the ultimate special occasion bird, and a world away from chicken. This classic choice for Christmas dinner is enjoyed around the world, and throughout history. Read…

What is the Secret to a Unique and Impressive Holiday Meal?

Are you looking for a holiday-worthy centerpiece for your table? Perhaps something unique and unexpected? The December issue of Food & Wine magazine features D’Artagnan duck on the cover, and inside, recommends our game birds for your holiday feast. The gorgeous spread  – called Flights of Fancy – offers recipes from different chefs that may just inspire you…

You’ll be a Holiday Hero with this Foodie Dream Gift List

What can you give the serious foodie in your life this year? Our gift list includes some eye-popping items along with practical, quality tools for serious cooks. Read on for our picks. And don’t forget … you can always find gourmet gift boxes and samplers at dartagnan.com or give a D’Artagnan gift certificate. Because food is the greatest gift…

Impress When You Make this Easy DIY Gift, Perfect with Foie Gras

Looking for a personalized gift this season? Make our easy 3-ingredient persimmon jam and pair it with a foie gras torchon. It’s sure to impress food lovers or your holiday hosts and be the hit of any potluck party (we taste-tested it with foie gras to be sure). Read on for the simple recipe, suitable…

The 7 Best Cookbooks to Gift this Year

Looking for the perfect cookbook to give as a gift this season? Our list of 7 new cookbooks is the place to start. From a 6-pound book on French cuisine and culture to a practical food science bible with foolproof recipes, there’s something for every taste. Planning a holiday party or giving edible gifts? Head…

Make Your Holidays Better with Charcuterie

Are you looking for the perfect tasty gift? Or hosting a holiday get-together? Our charcuterie gift boxes are jam-packed with a variety of artisanal treats for food lovers and are designed to provide charcuterie for 4, 8 or 12 people. Simply add mustard, cornichons, olives, and some bread or crackers to make it a party. Wine is definitely encouraged. Read…

The Best Christmas Gifts, According to Chefs

Chefs live and breathe food so you might expect them to have opinions about giving gifts of food. You would be correct. We asked some of our chef clients what they think makes a great food gift. We also inquired about what they want under the tree for themselves this year.  Read on to see…

12 Stocking Stuffers for the Food Obsessed on Your Gift List

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the foodie or cook on your list? We found some fun and useful tools – all under $40 – for those who enjoy cooking and eating. Read on for our list of 12 stocking-appropriate gifts that will make the cook(s) in your life happy this season. Of course, you…