How to Make the Best Baked Beans with Bacon

Baked beans are a comfort food staple and a favorite with BBQ. Our tasty recipe for slow-baked beans is a great way to use some legumes from your pantry stash, and learn how to weave bacon at the same time (does that count as a crafting project?).  Granted, the bacon weave is optional, but we highly recommend it. Read on for the recipe.

Everything You Need to Know About Making Garbure – With a Video

Garbure is a hearty rustic soup beloved throughout Gascony, that combines slow-cooked vegetables of all kinds and savory preserved meats like duck confit, ham, and salt-cured ventrèche. This is French country cooking at its best: deeply nourishing and satisfying. Watch Ariane make garbure with her daughter Alix and learn more about this tasty tradition.

When You Bake Our Easy Focaccia Bread You’ll Be Right On Trend

With so many of us sheltering in place, there’s been a lot more cooking happening at home. We’ve noticed that there’s also lots of baking going on. People are discovering the joys of baking bread at home, with sourdough bread, pizza, and focaccia topping the list … and we have a killer duck fat focaccia that is a riff on the classic Italian recipe with lard. Read on for the delicious details and try your hand at this super-easy recipe.

The Best Way to Celebrate National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

We’re not sure why this food holiday is on May 7th, but any day that celebrates roasting a leg of lamb is a good one. While it might not be top of mind this time of year, a leg of lamb is the perfect weekend meal with the family – and if you’re lucky, there will be leftovers for quick weekday meals. Read on for leg of lamb recipes and inspiration.

Win Mother’s Day When You Make Easy Savory Bread Pudding

If you’ve been baking at home these days, you may find yourself with excess bread. It’s a good time for bread pudding, the classic way to transform less-than-fresh bread into something tasty. Our recipes are rich in protein, mushrooms, and our signature truffle butter.Easy to make, they are great for Mother’s Day brunch and for virtually cooking together if you can’t be with mom this year. Read on for 3 recipes that will make any brunch better.

How to Grill and Bake with Our Exclusive Olive Oil

Enjoy a true flavor of France with our exclusive olive oils from the Provençal orchards of actor Jean Reno. Made with ancient techniques, they are silky and smooth with subtle aromas of terroir that will hook you forever on French olive oil. Learn how to use olive oil with grilled meats like rack of lamb, no-cook sauces, and even in baking with our recipes.

6 Easy Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 2020 promises to be a whole new experience, with restaurants closed and families separated by self-isolation. It’s a time to appreciate good health, the value of simple pleasures, and to recognize all the moms for the caring role they play in our lives. In these difficult times, a good meal cooked at home is a celebration in itself, and we’ve got recipes for a Mother’s Day she won’t forget. 

This Easy Rosti Recipe is What You Need for Comfort Cooking

We love duck fat and potatoes like nothing else – they really make the perfect pair. With crispy, golden edges and a creamy interior, these Swiss potato cakes – called rösti – make an irresistible side dish or snack. Here we’ve added bacon, shallots, and Alpine cheese (because we can) for a version

6 Cookie Recipes to Bake When You Need to Chill Out

Get cozy and bake some cookies this weekend – it’s a good way to relieve stress and have something delicious to snack on with the family. We added savory ingredients like bacon and duck fat to make these uniquely D’Artagnan cookie recipes. Read on for the details. 

When You Make these Easy Recipes You’ll Want to Put Garlic on Everything

Everyone loves garlic, right? We think even the garlic averse will fall in love with these simple recipes. Garlic confit – gently poached in duck fat until it mellows – is a favorite and garlic compound butter with herbs makes a tasty spreadable or steak topped. Both will bring the flavor of garlic to the table in new ways that will complement many dishes.  Read on for the easiest recipes ever.

You’ll be a Kitchen Superhero with these Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

Dinner on the table in an hour? Hands off, sheet pan meals are easy to make because all the elements are cooked together, leaving just one pan to clean afterward. While there are no rules, we have some basic tips – and 5 recipes – that will help make your sheet pan meals successful.

What Can You Do for National Make Lunch Count Day?

Are you continuing the habit of sad office desk lunches while working at home? Well, today is the time to acknowledge National Make Lunch Count Day. Make a little extra time, take a conscious lunch break and prepare something special. Or donate to an organization that is feeding front line medical workers so they can eat lunch. See below for lunch ideas and links to organizations that need your help.