Easy Everyday Cooking: Go Around the World with 5 Charcuterie Recipes

Are you cooking with charcuterie? Most likely you use smoked, cured and cooked meats in recipes without much thought. Consider a simple ham-and-cheese sandwich, pizza with sausage, bacon and eggs, melon wrapped in prosciutto – all examples of charcuterie in our daily lives. Charcuterie is a favorite around the world, and below we share 5…

The Top 10 Recipes of 2017

This is the season for looking back and remembering all the wonderful meals, the challenges met in the kitchen, the culinary triumphs and the posts we’ve shared on social media. So we’ve tallied the figures and these are the top 10 D’Artagnan recipes shared online in 2017. Drumroll, please …. 1. Cider-Braised Brussels Sprouts with…

Savory Halloween Treats for Grownups

You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy Halloween! We think it’s entirely appropriate for adults to wear costumes and celebrate – but you have to make your own treats. Ringing doorbells will not work past a certain age. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for a sweet and savory Halloween. These…

Cook Your Best With These Holiday Helpers

What every cook wants is a little help in the kitchen this time of year. The best we can offer are these holiday workhorses which will make every recipe better. This collection consists of pantry staples like truffle butter, fresh and dried mushrooms, demi-glace, duck fat, fully-cooked chestnuts, French olive oil, and more. Here are…

Build a Better BLT

There are some things so classic they are almost sacred. Look at the BLT, for example. How can this icon of American cuisine get any better? Not with whole wheat bread, or low-fat mayonnaise; and arugula or micro greens won’t work on a BLT. Choose the best ingredients for this classic sandwich, and achieve BLT perfection….

6 Recipes: Labor Day with a Side of Bacon

We’ve come to the conclusion that bacon is the secret ingredient to happiness. So as you send off summer this Labor Day, be sure to add a little bacon to the menu. Whatever you are serving – burgers and dogs, BBQ ribs, whole roasted pig – there’s room for bacon on the table. Here are…

What to Eat After the Solar Eclipse

Eclipse mania has passed, like the moon passing the sun. Life can return to normal. What are we left with? Eclipse glasses and hunger. It’s always a good time to eat. Nothing will compare to the sight of the sun obscured by the moon, but seeing these recipes on your plate might be a consolation…

Try this BLT Salad for Brunch

Even though this dish is mostly bread and meat, it’s still a salad in our book! Panzanella is a Tuscan-style salad usually made with stale bread and tomatoes. Here we added the classic American flavors of a BLT with our Hickory Smoked Bacon, bibb lettuce, and a creamy citrus dressing. Looking to use some stale…

The Negroni: Food Pairings

It’s Negroni Week, a fundraising event since 2013, and the internet is going wild for this Italian specialty. A simple drink with 3 ingredients, no shaking needed, the Negroni is a love-it-or-hate-it kind of cocktail. This funny article by Fiona Beckett sums up the attitudes toward this drink quite nicely. Drinking Negronis puts you in an…

It’s a Pork Party! Recipes to Love

When it’s time for summer parties – at Memorial Day weekend or the Fourth of July – we usually think of the grill. But what if you aren’t a grill outside kind of cook? Maybe your domain is the well-equipped indoor kitchen. No shame in that. There’s plenty of party-appropriate food that can be made…

5 Finger Food Recipes for Parties

What’s cooking this Memorial Day? If you’re hosting the party this holiday weekend, try one (or several) of our finger food recipes. While the burgers grill or the ribs smoke, the crowd needs something to nibble on while drinks are poured. These are a few of our favorite party food recipes. 1. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños…

Bacon Wrapped Everything: 7 Recipes to Devour

Bacon. Just the word is enough to get the salivary glands going. We noticed that a lot of things get tastier when they’re wrapped in bacon. We did the research, and tested the theory, so you can enjoy the results. These seven recipes will work for dinner and for entertaining … because nothing says “party”…