The Last Chicken-On-A-Can Recipe You’ll Need

Everyone loves beer can chicken, as the Internet can attest. This technique involves drinking half a beer (so far, so good) then using the can to hold a chicken upright for roasting. Our slightly more elegant version calls for a can of rosé wine and results in incredible delicious crispy skin – all over. Read on for the recipe.

Here’s Why Skirt Steak is the Best Cut for Grilling

Are you looking for a new steak to grill? Try the outside skirt steak. Besides being among the most flavorful cuts, this long, thin piece of beef is quick-cooking, making it perfect for backyard BBQs and entertaining. Read on to learn more about this steak and get our favorite recipes. 

Why You Should Celebrate Julia Child’s Birthday

August 15th has become an unofficial holiday for the food-obsessed, as it marks the birth of Julia Child, patron saint of cooks everywhere. With her TV show, Julia inspired us to return to the kitchen, be adventurous with food, and have fun with it all. In honor of her birthday, we asked some of the staff at D’Artagnan how Julia impacted their lives. Read on and please share your own Julia memories with us. 

How to Make Your Own Meat Rubs

A seasoning rub is a wonderful way to boost flavor when cooking meat, poultry, and game – especially on the grill. Rubs can be completely dry, or made into a wet rub or paste by adding liquids. Read on for some tips and techniques for adding spice to your cooking repertoire.

You’ll Want to Make This Classic Dish Every Night

Have you ever tried veal with tuna sauce? These unlikely ingredients combine to make a classic Northern Italian dish that you need to try. We’re talking about vitello tonnato, which is a delicious cold dish that’s perfect for summer. Elegant, easy to make and the ideal match for rosé, this recipe may become your new favorite for dinner parties. Read on for the recipe. 

How to Build a Better Burger with Buffalo

Bored with beef? Upgrade your burgers with buffalo! Our lean buffalo patties – or ground buffalo for bespoke burgers – will make your backyard grilling even better. Raised right to taste better, our buffalo meat is simply perfect for burgers.  Learn a little bit about buffalo with Ariane in this video, then try our recipes below.

Meet the Chef: Tom Bronny

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. One such chef we’re excited to introduce you to is Tom Bronny at Big Delicious Planet in Chicago. The extraordinary BDP, as it is known, is a catering company, a canteen, and an urban farm. Read on to learn more about the greenest caterer in the USA and their executive chef. 

Is this the Best Side for BBQ & Grilled Meats?

This might well be our new favorite recipe for sweet summer corn. As easy to make as they are delicious, these corn fritters make a satisfying side for all your grilled meals. Spicy chorizo sausage and Manchego cheese are the perfect complements to fresh corn kernels. Read on for the simple recipe.

Five Unexpected Lamb Cuts That You Should Be Grilling

Are you grilling lamb this summer? Think beyond the rack with these five cuts that are D’Artagnan favorites on the grill. Treat your grill like an oven – just close the lid and use indirect heat to roast large cuts like shoulder or leg of lamb – with the added benefit of smoky flavor. Read on to discover fresh lamb cuts for summer meals. 

After You Read This You’ll Definitely Want a Cobb Salad

The Cobb is one of America’s favorite salads. But who made the first Cobb salad? And when? Is there a single person responsible for combining all those unlikely ingredients?  Read on for the fun back story, and our recipe to make your own Cobb salad, which we believe is the perfect summer meal.

What is the Best Way to Grill Duck Breast?

Are you afraid to grill duck breast? Never fear, we have an easy method. This recipe includes lavender beets and pickled blackberries, making it perfect for summer entertaining. No grill? No worries, you can easily adapt this to the traditional pan-searing technique. Read on and learn how to make this easy and beautiful dish. 

This is Why You Should Invite Charcuterie to Your Summer Parties

Our ready-to-eat charcuterie makes an instant party and is a must-have for summer gatherings, from small to large. Charcuterie is fully cooked, simple to serve and makes a beautiful presentation when paired with fruits, nuts, cheeses of all kinds, chutneys, pickles, olives, honey, and truffle butter. Read on to see how charcuterie can be a delicious part of your summer plans.