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…

Build a Better BLT

There are some things so classic they are almost sacred. Look at the BLT, for example. How can this icon of American cuisine get any better? Not with whole wheat bread, or low-fat mayonnaise; and arugula or micro greens won’t work on a BLT. Choose the best ingredients for this classic sandwich, and achieve BLT perfection….

Join Us! Chicken Tasting Event in Brooklyn

September is National Chicken Month, and we are looking forward to talking about chicken all month. We will begin at Taste Talks, a Brooklyn food festival organized by chefs Wylie Dufresne and Andrew Carmellini. With an impressive roster of participants, this 3-day event (9/8 – 9/10) promises to be about food and culture, not just…

Enter Our Giveaway: Joule Sous Vide + $300 from D’Artagnan

September is the time to get back in the kitchen. Roasting pans and slow cookers come out again, and new culinary projects are undertaken. It’s the perfect time to learn how to sous vide. This technique is one of the secrets that chefs rely on to create perfectly-done steaks. But it’s not complicated when you have…

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…

Try the Best Duck Tacos in America

Eater went to Cosme to learn the secrets of their famous duck carnitas dish for an episode of The Meat Show. They missed one important detail about the “rare and expensive breed of duck” – it’s D’Artagnan Rohan Duck. Eaten by presidents, adored by food writers and restaurant critics, many of whom named it a top dish…

6 Recipes: Labor Day with a Side of Bacon

We’ve come to the conclusion that bacon is the secret ingredient to happiness. So as you send off summer this Labor Day, be sure to add a little bacon to the menu. Whatever you are serving – burgers and dogs, BBQ ribs, whole roasted pig – there’s room for bacon on the table. Here are…

New Arrival: Angus Flank Steak

Flanks for the memories … yes, summer is almost over. We can already feel the cooler air moving in, and we’re having visions of slow cooking, braising, and bowls of hot cassoulet. But before it’s all over, we have Labor Day to celebrate. And let’s be honest, we don’t pack up the grill the day…

Do You Grill on a Himalayan Salt Block?

What’s pink, naturally anti-microbial and a favorite cooking surface?  Yes, you guessed it: Himalayan salt. This beautiful salt has been showing up in restaurants for years; on the grill, in the steak aging room, and also in decor. Entire walls made of pink salt bricks are a popular motif. A few years back Mark Bittman…

5 Ways to Win at Grilling on Labor Day

If you’ve been grilling burgers, steaks and chops all summer, it’s time to shake things up. The end of summer is here, so send it off in style with a variation on the theme. Try one of our recipes, and save 15% OFF sitewide* at dartagnan.com when you shop for Labor Day. The summer of…