Have You Tried Any of Our 10 Most Shared Recipes?

You loved them, you shared them, you pinned them! These D’Artagnan recipes got the most social media love in March. From classic comfort foods like cassoulet and coq au vin to early spring favorites with lamb and morels, this list offers a recipe for every taste. March is an unpredictable month, where warming foods, as well…

Transition to Spring with these 7 Recipes

March is one of those transitional months; spring begins to happen, a warm day here, a sunny morning there. Sometimes there’s wind, rain or even a snowstorm. But we turn the clocks forward, and start craving lighter foods, looking for the farmers market to open, and dreaming of ramps and dandelion greens. We haven’t yet…

Recipes We Repeat: Groundhog Day Edition

It’s Groundhog Day, and that reminds us that it’s also the 25th anniversary of the Bill Murray movie of the same name. If you missed that classic film, Murray plays a weatherman assigned to cover the Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, PA. Through some kind of magical time warp, he get stuck repeating the same day…

5 of Our Best Roasted Bird Recipes

There’s something so satisfying about a well-roasted chicken for dinner, and if you’re lucky, the leftovers for lunch the next day. But there are other birds worthy of your culinary attention, like duck, guinea hen, quail, and poussin. If you can roast a chicken, you can master any of the recipes below. And during the winter months,…

What Makes Leftovers Better the Next Day?

We all know that leftovers are often better than the original dish. But what kind of kitchen alchemy makes this happen? Chemical reactions continue to take place even after food is done cooking, as flavors mellow and textures change. Gastro Obscura tackles the age-old question in this important post. Here are our favorite recipes that taste…

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…

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…

Bored With Chicken? Try One of Our 7 Poussin Recipes

A quick lesson in poultry: a poussin (poo-SAHN) is simply a small, young chicken. Sometimes called spring chicken, though it’s available year-round, we use the French term because it is most familiar to chefs and butchers. And now to you. With a small size of 16-20 ounces, poussin makes the perfect portion for serving one…

Pumpkin Spice Like You’ve Never Seen It Before!

Every autumn brings with it an onslaught of pumpkin spice flavored products, some edible, others not so much. Pumpkin spice shows up in stores, online and in the news; the first appearance of the PSL (as the pumpkin spice latte is known) is documented gleefully on social media. And just when you thought it was…

Game Day Winner: Buffalo Chicken Toast Recipe

Need an easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer for game day? Make a batch of spicy Buffalo chicken toasts with our new tender chicken leg confit and a few simple ingredients probably already in your kitchen. It takes only 15 minutes to put these together, and not much longer to eat them all! Ingredients 1 fresh baguette 1…

5 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

Sheet pan meals are the latest trend in cooking. With today’s busy lifestyle, simplicity and speed are top priorities. A sheet pan dinner makes life easy; all the elements of the meal are cooked together, leaving just one pan to clean afterward. There are no rules, but some basic tips will help make your sheet…

The Power of Pasta: 7 Recipes

There is no denying the allure of pasta. With seemingly infinite shapes and sizes, there is pasta for every need. From the homemade to the store-bought, pasta is always welcome at the table, no matter what the season. When we cook pasta, we like to play with ingredients like duck bacon and foie gras, truffles…