Food Fight: Berkshire Pork vs. Kurobuta Pork

Let’s clear up the confusion about Kurobuta pork and Berkshire pork. Kurobuta – which means “black pig” in Japanese – is better known as Berkshire pork in the English-speaking world. So is there a difference between Kurobuta and Berkshire pork? Nope. The juicy pork comes from the same type of pig; an old English breed, distinctively black,…

The Alt Burger: 5 Non-Beef Burger Ideas

At D’Artagnan we always look to shake things up in the protein department. Make no mistake, we adore a Wagyu beef burger any time of the day, month or year. But equally tempting are alternatives like buffalo, lamb and turkey. Burgers have come a long way since the original ground-beef patty graced the inside of…

Comfort Food You Crave: Bacon Mac and Cheese

We’re not too proud to succumb to the pleasures of simple comfort food. And it really doesn’t get more comforting than mac and cheese, does it? Fresh from the D’Artagnan test kitchen, this quick and easy recipe for stove top mac & cheese with bacon will satisfy adults and kids alike. It’s a good recipe…

7 Recipes for Mom on Her Day

Mother’s Day usually means brunch, and we love to support the many restaurants that carry our products by encouraging you to take mom out for a meal. But if you are staying in, and want to make something special for her, look at our recipes for inspiration. Mother’s Day is next Sunday – May 14th…

Our 6 New Favorite Wagyu Burger Recipes

When it comes to making burgers, we think Wagyu beef is the best choice. Sure, we like buffalo burgers, lamb burgers and classic Angus beef burgers. But the lure of the Wagyu burger is strong. Our humanely-raised, Japanese-breed cattle are raised in Texas with traditional feeding regimens. These authentic Wagyu cattle – from the same Japanese breed…

Another Reason to Eat BBQ!

Who loves barbecue? We do! May is National Barbecue Month … and the kickoff to a summer season of delicious BBQ meats. We cannot get enough of smoky, tender, fall-apart BBQ. And this May, we intend to celebrate in style. You are certainly aware that there is a difference between barbecue and grilling. If not,…

Congrats to the James Beard Foundation Award Winners!

It is our honor at D’Artagnan to work with many of the greatest chefs across the nation. The esteemed James Beard Foundation honors the best and brightest in the culinary world annually, in what is often called the Academy Awards of the food industry. Last night in Chicago, the winners of the 2017 JBF Awards were…

May is National Burger Month!

We are a nation obsessed with burgers, so it seems fitting to dedicate an entire month to celebrating this noble sandwich. With Memorial Day marking the start of grilling season, it’s the right time to get obsessed with burgers. All month we will share new burger recipes each week as they are posted at dartagnan.com ……

Not Just for Charcuterie Plates: 3 Ways to Enjoy Smoked Duck Breast

D’Artagnan Smoked Duck Breast may be the best fast food! Keep some in the fridge for those quick weeknight dinners and last-minute lunches. We’ve done all the work of smoking duck for you (though that is a fun cooking project to try at home), so this piece of tasty charcuterie is ready-to-eat. Our smoked duck…

Your New Favorite Lamb Rack Recipe

  If you like rack of lamb, try this variation on the theme. It’s one of our favorite ways to enjoy this tasty cut. Fresh herbs, salty pecorino, and crunchy panko breadcrumbs make a tasty crust for our grass-fed rack of lamb in this easy recipe. This recipe should serve two for dinner. Dijon &…

Feeding Frenzy: Lunch for Little Foodies

As nearly all store shelves are teeming with cleverly-marketed, highly-processed “foods,” and media-savvy children are bombarded from all angles with ads for sugar-coated-what-nots, it’s more important than ever to teach the next generation to make real food a priority. Most parents will agree that children can be pretty tough food critics. Preparing school lunches becomes…

Bacon Wrapped Everything: 7 Recipes to Devour

Bacon. Just the word is enough to get the salivary glands going. We noticed that a lot of things get tastier when they’re wrapped in bacon. We did the research, and tested the theory, so you can enjoy the results. These seven recipes will work for dinner and for entertaining … because nothing says “party”…