Is the Dutch Oven the Most Useful Tool in the Kitchen?

The Dutch oven may be the most useful of kitchen tools. With this versatile cookware, you can cook in any style, whether roasting, braising, frying, or baking. Are you lovin’ your Dutch oven? Let’s explore the origins of this pot and get inspired with 6 recipes. 

A Simple & Tasty Way to Eat Like the French

Learn to make this classic dish and you’ll always be ready for a party. Quiche is a favorite for entertaining, serving at brunch, or for a light dinner with a salad – hot or cold. Valued for its versatility, quiche Lorraine is a must in your repertoire of French cuisine basics. Read on for the history and our recipe.

How to Best Enjoy Veal Top Round

Are you missing out on veal for dinner? No longer! This veal top round cut is versatile, easy to work with, and the basis for many traditional recipes. Read on to learn about this cut and get 3 recipes that will inspire you to cook some veal. 

What Are You Cooking in the Early Days of Autumn?

We love the arrival of fall because it’s cooking season! The calendar might tell us its officially autumn, but we’re not quite ready for deep braising just yet. So what to eat in this transitional time between grilling and stewing?  We have some ideas for you – read on!

4 Reasons You’ll Want to Make Truffle Butter Béchamel

How about some creamy, truffley and mushroom-rich comfort food? Yeah, we thought so. We’ve found that a béchamel sauce made with black truffle butter is the perfect companion to mushrooms. Read on for the proof in the recipes below.

Inc. Magazine Feature on Ariane and 35 Years of D’Artagnan

This week Inc. magazine hit the stands with a cover story on female founders of American businesses. Among the 100 entrepreneurs profiled, D’Artagnan founder Ariane Daguin is featured as a food pioneer. Read on for the story of Ariane and D’Artagnan and a link to the full article.

3 Recipes That Will Make You Crave Duck Legs

Duck legs don’t always get the appreciation they deserve. But that’s about to change. Our Pekin duck legs are just right for a single serving. They are tender in texture and mild in flavor, with skin that crisps up beautifully. Read on to learn more, and get the recipes.

Make This Easy Vietnamese Dish On A Weeknight

Are you looking for something different for a quick weeknight dinner? Our recipe for Vietnamese Bo Luc Lac, known as “shaking beef,” is both flavorful and easy to make with sirloin steak tips. The savory stir-fry can be eaten with vegetables for a satisfying low-carb dinner or served with rice. Read on for the recipe. 

Six French Sandwiches You Need to Make Now

Are you a fan of the sandwich? Aren’t we all? Well, France has some signature sandwiches that you need to know about – and to try. While it will always be better in Paris, le sandwich, as it is known, is fairly simple to replicate at home. Begin with the best ingredients you can find and read on for six tasty variations of the French sandwich.

12 New Fall Cookbooks to Inspire You in the Kitchen

Fall is a good time to get back to the kitchen and cook. To make it even more fun, a slew of new cookbooks are coming out this season. Read on for a selection of the books we most want to add to our (already packed) shelves. 

This Could Be the Best Pork You’ve Never Tasted

Have you tried porcelet?  If not, it’s high time. Porcelet – known as cochon de lait in France – is a type of suckling pig that is raised on milk. This highly regarded delicacy in Europe is hard to find in the United States. But there’s good news for the pork lover!  Porcelet is exclusively available at D’Artagnan. Read on to learn more about this succulent pork and how you can enjoy it at home.

Meet the Chef: Nicolas Abello

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. In our latest chef interview, we’re excited to introduce you to Nico Abello at L’Appart in NYC. Read on to learn about this amazing French chef.