What is Barding?

Most people agree that everything tastes better with bacon. Wrapping foods in bacon is a fad with serious staying power…and deep historical roots. The technical term for wrapping food in a layer of fat to add flavor and moisture is “barding.” Bacon is commonly used because aside from its signature fat content, the flavor is…

A Salad Post (Scandalous!)

You don’t have to double check – this is the D’Artagnan blog, and you did just read the word “salad.” We are known as hardcore carnivores, but we are hungry omnivores with an appreciation for a well-composed salad. As long as there is some meat on it. And it’s summer  – the perfect time to try…

Bacon & Cheese Pull-Apart Bread

Great for brunch, this golden bread is packed with flavorful bacon, cheese, and fresh herbs between each heavenly layer. Adapted from a sweet bread recipe by legendary baker, Flo Braker, this bread is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Serve warm with unsalted butter for an extra decadent treat. Ingredients 2 cups bread flour 1 cup…

Sweet Bacon! Ideas for Eating Candied Bacon

It’s a simple enough idea. Take something good (Berkshire pork bacon) and make it even better (add sugar and spice). If you can resist gobbling it up right out of the oven, you’ll have a smoky, sweet treat to play with. Here is what you will need: Coat your bacon in the sugar and spice…

‘wichcraft presents: bacon

Happy 10th Anniversary, ‘wichcraft! Check out this video series to learn about their carefully-sourced ingredients. We’re  proud to supply them with our heritage breed bacon, which they put to good use in many delicious sandwiches. In this short video, watch for Tom Colicchio and for Ariane’s bacon socks! And learn how we raise pigs to make the best…

Our Gift Picks for Food Lovers

1. Grande Charcuterie Basket  For that cured meat fanatic who makes their own cornichons. 2. Cassoulet Recipe Kit with Authentic Cassole  For the Francophile who loves to throw dinner parties. 3. Medallion of Foie Gras with Black Truffles  For your foodie sister – who likes to spread it on thick. 4. French Ossetra Caviar with Mother of Pearl…