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…

Ready for Mardi Gras? With This Recipe You Are

Mardi Gras – the final day of revelry before Lent – is on February 13 this year. How will you celebrate Fat Tuesday? We usually like to do it with foie gras! Another way to get in the spirit is by cooking traditional dishes from New Orleans, where Mardi Gras is celebrated with gusto. From po’ boys…

Dinner for Two: Valentine’s Day at Home

There’s nothing more romantic than a home-cooked meal. So if your plans for Valentine’s Day involve staying cozy at home, we’ve got some recipes that will win over your sweetheart. A simple 3-course meal that is still impressive – and comes together quickly – is what the night requires. We’ve got your dinner plans below….

Best Foie Gras Recipes for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Channel your inner chef and make something special for Valentine’s dinner with one of our top five foie gras recipes. There are few ingredients so rarified as foie gras, and any meal that includes it is guaranteed to be a memorable one. We’ve gathered some of our most impressive foie gras recipes so you can…

7 Party-Ready Hors d’Oeuvres Recipes

With New Year’s Eve approaching it’s time to plan your party! What small bites will you serve? Take our suggestion and choose one of these seven canapé recipes for your menu. Perfect for any gathering, but especially festive for New Year’s Eve, these are our picks for best appetizers of the year. Elegant without being fussy, simple…

New Year’s Eve: Time for Caviar!

There’s nothing better than caviar and Champagne on New Year’s Eve. Are you hosting a party or an intimate dinner for two? However you choose to ring in the new year, a tin of caviar will make it a special evening. Our Ossetra Malossol Caviar is raised on an aqua farm in France, exclusively for D’Artagnan. Aquitaine,…