Heaven = Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes

When the temperatures cool a bit we all head back into the kitchen to crank up the oven. That must be why these duck fat roasted potatoes are the most shared recipe of the week at dartagnan.com. Well, that and the fact that the recipe is super simple to make and yields incredible results. If you…

Why You Should Eat More Duck Fat

There’s an old saying, “When life gives you ducks, make duck fat.” This liquid gold is the preferred cooking medium at D’Artagnan, as it is in Southwest France. Way back in 1985, when Ariane founded the company, she knew that duck fat was a product that Americans needed. Even if they didn’t know it themselves…

Oven-Roasted Veggie Fries with Duck Fat Recipe

If you like potatoes with duck fat, you’ll love these. Gorgeous roasted vegetable “fries” get extra flavor and color from a swath of luscious duck fat right before baking. Delicious as a side dish or chilly day snack. Ingredients Assorted root veggies, such as parsnips, turnips, carrots, and beets; scrubbed, peeled and cut into ¼…

Secret Ingredient: Duck Fat

Our Secret Ingredients series shines a light on products that make all the difference when cooking with D’Artagnan. We cannot imagine life without duck fat. Discover the joys of its silkiness and delicate flavor; pronounced enough to recognize, subtle enough to let the star ingredients shine.  We sauté with it, rub it on poultry headed into…

Salted Duck Fat Caramels Recipe

And now for something completely different: Salted Duck Fat Caramels from Laura at the beautiful blog Tide and Thyme. Thanks for sharing, Laura! Go have a look at what she’s up to, but first cast your eyes over this tiny miracle. Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream 5 tablespoons duck fat, chilled 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 1/2…

Recipe: Kale Chips Done Right

It seems like the whole world suddenly became obsessed with kale. Well, we like a leafy green just fine, especially when it’s cooked in duck fat. Hey, everything tastes better with duck fat. Just take your kale cooked, and in moderation. There’s been a few reports lately about the dangers of too much kale, especially…

How-To: Duck Fat Fries

The humble Idaho spud gets a decadent upgrade when cut fresh and plunged into bubbly duck fat. The resulting frites are golden and crispy with tender, creamy interiors and a hint of delicious duckiness. Obtain the Duck Fat You might already have some rendered duck fat in your refrigerator or freezer from the last time…