7 Recipes for Fall Baking

It’s officially autumn now, and that means it’s baking season. We like savory baked goods, but find that bacon works well with the sweet and sticky ones, too. The recipes below show that bacon, duck fat, and truffle butter all have a place in your baking plans. From doughnuts and sticky buns to focaccia and…

Brunch Recipe: Mushroom Croque Monsieur with Truffle Butter Bechamel

Sautéed exotic mushrooms are smothered in truffle butter béchamel and two types of melty cheese in this twist on the classic bistro sandwich. Perfect for lunch or a light supper, serve with cornichons and dressed baby greens. Or top with a fried egg for an upgraded Croque Madame. Check our post about Croque Monsieur for…

Cooking the Classics: Coq Au Vin

It’s back-to-school time – culinary school, that is! We will be covering some of the classic dishes this fall, and hope you will be inspired to get back in the kitchen for a tasty cooking project. Traditionally, roosters are used to make coq au vin, the classic French stew. Since roosters are hard to find,…

5 Duck Breast Recipes Perfect for Fall

As our post yesterday about cooking duck breast attests, we are obsessed with duck at D’Artagnan. With good reason. Duck breast is one of the most flavorful cuts of meat. Rich, meaty and lean (once the fat cap is removed, it’s as lean as turkey or chicken), it’s also as easy to cook as a…

Snacks for Emmy Awards Viewing

If you’re watching the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, what will you be eating? We like a quick, easy and elegant charcuterie plate for entertaining and snacking (plus it goes so well with wine). To learn more about how to lay out the perfect plate, read our post about a well-balanced charcuterie board. Add a…

Try this Mushroom Quiche with Truffle Butter Crust Recipe Today

September is National Mushroom Month, and we’re celebrating with this creamy quiche. Our organic exotic mushrooms, Gouda, and fresh herbs are packed into a black truffle butter short crust in this easy quiche recipe. Make this a day ahead for a quick brunch or supper. Serve the French way: alongside salad greens with a bright vinaigrette….

5 Favorite Finger Foods for Game Day

Finger food is satisfying for a number of reasons, not least of which is the complete lack of civilizing dinner and silverware. There’s a comfort in returning to our primal roots, and grabbing food in our hands. Perfect for watching the game at home, our five recipes for finger foods use classic D’Artagnan ingredients like…

3 Sous Vide Recipes + A Giveaway

Have you seen our latest giveaway? We are pretty excited about sharing this one! ChefSteps partnered with us to give away a Joule Sous Vide – the sexy, sleek and smart sous vide machine. Along with the Joule, we are giving away a $300 gift card, so the winner can get the best meat to…

5 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

Sheet pan meals are the latest trend in cooking. With today’s busy lifestyle, simplicity and speed are top priorities. A sheet pan dinner makes life easy; all the elements of the meal are cooked together, leaving just one pan to clean afterward. There are no rules, but some basic tips will help make your sheet…

Cooking Chicken: 4 Favorite Recipes to Try

September is National Chicken Month, and so we’re going to talk about chicken all month long… Chicken for dinner again, you say? There are countless ways to prepare the most popular meat in the United States, but somehow it’s often plain chicken breast on the plate. Get more adventurous and cook chicken thighs, or whole…

Top 3 Piggy Picks for Game Day Cooking

Tonight is the kick-off to football season, so let’s get in the mood. You know it means more opportunities to cook game-day favorites, get together with fellow fans and eat! When your team is playing, and the gang gathers to watch, the food needs to be perfect. That takes planning ahead, and getting the best…

Bacon Pecan Sticky Buns with Maple Caramel Recipe

We’re firm believers in the adage, “Everything tastes better with bacon.” These ooey-gooey sticky buns are a prime example. They are the perfect weekend baking project, and will fill your house with the irresistible combination of cinnamon and bacon. These sticky buns combine a beautifully soft, springy dough with toasted pecans, maple caramel, and our famous…