Classic Dish: Hasselback Potatoes

The classics sometimes get a bad name, associated with stuffy old restaurants that are no longer stylish, or even in existence. But there are reasons that these recipes became classics. In this series we will share some of those stories, and our versions of the recipes so that you can rediscover these dishes at home….

Vintage Views: Butcher Shops

January is National Meat Month, so were are finding ways to examine and celebrate the role of meat in our lives, from recipes and art, to vintage images like these. Did you know that the oldest family business in England is a butcher shop? Operating since 1515, R.J. Balson & Sons celebrated its 500 year…

Top 10 Recipes of 2016

The beginning of a new year gives us an opportunity to examine the year that is ending … and remember all those great meals we had. These are the top ten most shared recipes of 2016. 1. Easy Duck a l’Orange This is a great recipe – and no doubt popular in our busy age for…

It’s Also National Slow Cooker Month!

January is the most wonderful month! It’s both National Meat Month and National Slow Cooker Month … so you can bet we are going to put meat in the slow cooker. And we plan to start with a wild boar shoulder. Something about eating wild boar in the heart of winter seems very comforting, in…

January is National Meat Month

That’s our kind of month. So how will we celebrate?  We will be sharing recipes, facts, stories, photos and views of meat-centric history and more. Get ready for 31 days of meaty adventures. Meat Eaters Which countries eat the most meat? Forbes has done the research for us. As you consider meat and its place on…

Happy New Year!

Thanks for reading our blog, trying our recipes, eating our products, sharing your feedback and generally being supportive of D’Artagnan in 2016. We value each and every one of our friends, fans and customers. And we’re looking forward to having a lot more fun with you in 2017. Here’s to a new year filled with…

How to Open a Bottle of Champagne

On New Year’s Eve you may find yourself with a bottle of champagne in hand and all eyes on you. Do you know the right way to open a bottle of champagne? Do a little homework with these helpful videos. You can look like a pro (don’t shake it!) and keep more of the champagne…

Your Caviar Dreams Fulfilled

Nothing says New Year’s Eve party quite like caviar. A rarefied food, caviar has a place right next to foie gras and champagne. Before the countdown begins, serve caviar in all its glory and simplicity. Here are a few suggestions of how to best enjoy the unique flavor of caviar. It’s all about a creating…

Foie Gras + Champagne = New Year’s Eve

The best New Year’s Eve party holds delights for the senses, especially our favorite sense: taste. With champagne, truffles, caviar, foie gras and charcuterie you have the makings of a very fine evening. Let’s talk about foie gras, shall we? There are so many ways to enjoy it, but here are five simple ideas for getting…

Truffle Recipes for New Year’s Eve

Some consider them the height of luxury, but truffles can be enjoyed easily and affordably with our truffle butter, truffle oil and truffle peelings. And New Year’s Eve is certainly an occasion worthy of truffles. Read on for 6 ways to serve truffles at a gathering. Our recipes are easy-to-make plays on party foods you already…

6 Ideas for New Year’s Day Brunch

New Year’s resolutions begin on January 2 … everyone knows that. Obviously New Year’s Day is all about recovering from New Year’s Eve, not starting a new regimen. To that end, you will want a bountiful brunch (or breakfast, if you’re up early). Green juice optional. Here are 6 recipes that offer savory and sweet…

7 Small Plates for a New Year’s Eve Party

Planning to party on New Year’s Eve?  It’s a special night that demands something out-of-the-ordinary. Caviar, foie gras, Champagne and truffles are all impressive ingredients to bring to the table, but how will you serve them? To help make it an elegant evening, we offer seven recipes that are well-suited to the occasion. We hope you…