Make Your Holidays Better with Charcuterie

Are you looking for the perfect tasty gift? Or hosting a holiday get-together? Our charcuterie gift boxes are jam-packed with a variety of artisanal treats for food lovers and are designed to provide charcuterie for 4, 8 or 12 people. Simply add mustard, cornichons, olives, and some bread or crackers to make it a party. Wine is definitely encouraged. Read…

Get a Taste of the Best Bistro Ham Outside of Paris

Bistro ham – sometimes called jambon de Paris (literally Paris ham) is a fully-cooked and unsmoked type of French charcuterie. Used in classic recipes like croque monsieur and madame and quiche Lorraine, this ham offers the true flavor of a Paris bistro … and it’s now available at dartagnan.com. What’s so special about this ham? Read on…

The Ultimate Turkey with Truffles is Now Available

We’ve got something new to share. This fully-cooked turkey breast with truffles is the latest item to join our charcuterie line. Most of us won’t roast a turkey until Thanksgiving, but we still enjoy that turkey flavor, particularly of the breast, all year long. Now we can have tender turkey breast with a luxurious twist anytime…

What is Confit and Why Are We Obsessed With It?

Confit is one of those French foods you’ve got to love. The word means “preserved,” and refers to the process of slow cooking and storing food in fat. Meat is the most common, though vegetables can also be confited. Confit makes tough cuts like duck legs more tender, and extremely tasty. Though it takes time to make initially, once…

5 Summery Ways to Cook with Charcuterie

Charcuterie is ready-to-eat and super convenient – great to have in the fridge all summer for impromptu gatherings and easy meals. But it’s also perfect for cooking.  We all want simple dishes for casual dining and backyard parties, and charcuterie can help. Shop charcuterie at dartagnan.com and get cooking!

Take the Simple Sandwich to the Next Level with Charcuterie

It’s always the right time for a sandwich. Our 7 simple – and unique – baguette sandwiches are made with charcuterie for convenience and great flavor. They are perfect for picnics, road trips, beach days, glamping, and late summer lunches or dinners when it’s too hot to cook. Ready-to-eat charcuterie is good to have in the…

Party Perfect: 3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Charcuterie

Charcuterie is an all-star favorite, perfect for entertaining, gifting, and snacking. Because it is fully cooked, cured or smoked by definition, charcuterie is easy to enjoy any time of the year, with no cooking required. And now we have a new way to enjoy it! We’ve taken the guesswork out of serving charcuterie. Our new…

This Has To Be The Easiest Appetizer Ever

Looking for the world’s easiest appetizer? With only 4 ingredients and minimal tools, this could be the one. In this recipe, our spicy chorizo sausage gets cooked ever so briefly in red wine and honey for a simple and satisfying finger food. Serve it pinxtos style with picks and a cocktail. This super-easy Spanish appetizer will…

Try These Addictive 5-Minute Meals for Summer Weeknight Dinners

Looking for a quick and easy dinner on a summer weeknight? With no time to cook – and no desire to heat up the kitchen – it’s easy to succumb to not-so-good-for-you convenience foods. But there’s no need! Charcuterie comes to the rescue. On busy weeknights, turn to duck rillettes (ree-yet). Check our 6 simple no-cook…

DIY Tapas Party: Recipes & Tips for Your Best Summer Party

Are you looking for something fun to serve at your next gathering? Try tapas! Tapas are easy-to-prepare bar snacks or appetizers in the Spanish tradition that you can recreate at home. Small plates of savory finger foods and a few bottles of robust Spanish wine are pretty much foolproof ingredients for a successful party. Be casual, think…

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…