Do You Wonder What D’Artagnan Staffers Like to Cook?

We talked to some of the dads at D’Artagnan to see what they’re cooking for Father’s Day this year. With access to all the great products in the catalog, our enthusiastic, food-loving staffers are a good place to go for recommendations.  Read on for inspiration for your own summer menus. 

You’ll Want to Grill Chicken Under a Brick All Summer

Here’s a grilling showstopper: chicken under a brick. Known in Italian as pollo al mattone, chicken under a brick involves prepping the chicken so it lies flat and grilling it skin-side down with a weight on top. When flattened, a whole chicken will grill fast and yield crisp, golden-brown skin and evenly cooked meat.  Read on and learn the easy method for making this tender and juicy chicken.

8 of the Best Foodie Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming … this year it is June 21st. What can you give the serious foodie dad? We’ve got ideas from a whole ribeye to a pizza oven that fits on his grill. If dad likes to cook, we’ve got you covered.  And don’t forget … you can always find gourmet gifts at dartagnan.com or give a D’Artagnan gift certificate. Because food is the greatest gift of all.

10 Ways to Make Easy Meals with Andouille Sausage

How do you andouille? At D’Artagnan, our spicy Cajun-style andouille sausage is made all-naturally with humanely raised heritage-breed pork and simple spices. Smoked over real hardwood, these ready-to-eat spicy links are delicious both on their own and added to your favorite recipes. Read on for some ideas for enjoying andouille. 

You’ll Win at the Grill when You Make Tex-Mex Fajitas

Are you looking for a new steak to grill or smoke? Try the outside skirt steak – a cornerstone of Tex-Mex cooking and the original, most authentic cut for fajitas. This chef’s favorite should be on your grill all summer. Read on for a great recipe and learn more about this epic cut.

5 Recipes for Sliders You’ll Want to Eat in One Bite

Are these sliders or mini burgers? Technically, a slider is a thin beef patty cooked on a griddle with onions and pickles on top. So, these must be mini burgers because some are made with lamb, buffalo, stuffed with cheese, or wrapped in bacon. Whatever you call them, these burgers are small bites of heaven. Read on for 5 recipes you’ll want to make now.  

When You Make Easy Compound Butter You’ll Find Many Ways to Eat It

Compound butter is a classic French preparation that combines an ingredient – truffle, basil, garlic, or mushrooms, for example – with creamy butter. Great for bread, these flavorful butters are also wonderful to have in the fridge to accompany a grilled steak, pork, lamb or veal chop, or tuck into a burger. They are so easy that we hesitate to call these recipes. So here are 7 ways you can make compound butter at home.

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.