7 Easter Brunch Ideas & Recipes

Are you hosting Easter brunch and looking for some fun ideas … perhaps with more bacon? We have some recipes to inspire a very tasty brunch this year, with seasonal ingredients and quite a lot of bacon. 1. Bacon and cheddar scones are perfect for brunch, paired with scrambled eggs. Also tea time, snack time, or…

Food for Thought: Stuffed Mushrooms

We never need an excuse to stuff mushrooms….but for National Snack Month Ariane was invited to share her recipe on Local 12 News. Watch the short video here and start stuffing! And you can read the simple recipe on our website. Great for parties or snack time, these stuffed mushrooms are a staff favorite.  

Game Day Eats: Top 5 Snacks Foods for Super Sunday

What are you eating on game day? Score a major win with our recipes for every kind of game-viewing party, from snacks and bites to full-on hearty meals. And save 15% right now on both our Game Day and Charcuterie collections. Top 5 Snacks Foods for Super Sunday 1. Super pigs in a blanket. Because our…

New Year’s Eve Party

We think every party needs a charcuterie board on the table. With that strong beginning, you can serve all manner of tasty nibbles and host a New Year’s Eve party that everyone will talk about well into next year. If you take our suggestion and serve charcuterie – duck rillettes, pâté, saucisson sec – these…

Gifts for Foodies

When it comes to gifts, is there anything better than food? Not for those of us who are obsessed with all things culinary! Is there someone like that on your list? We’ve got you covered. From gift baskets and foie gras to our signature cassoulet kit, there is something for everyone at dartagnan.com.  

Charc Week Continues: Jambon de Bayonne

Our jambon de Bayonne is made right here in the United States, and some would argue that the use of “Bayonne,” as in the AOC, is all kinds of wrong. Ariane was well aware of this when she began making the product in the early days of D’Artagnan. Of course, she could see Bayonne from her office…

Charcuterie 101

Whole books have been devoted to the subject. Techniques have been handed down through the generations, and different cultures have distinct charcuterie traditions. So what is this mysterious “charcuterie”? Pronounced shahr-kyut-uh-ree it is a French word that comes from chair “flesh” and cuit “cooked.” It refers to cooked, cured or smoked meats such as bacon,…

Sandwich Savoir-Faire: Top 6 Sandwiches

August is National Sandwich Month! We think a sandwich is perfect anytime, but in the summer a sandwich makes a neat solution for a quick dinner or a picnic lunch. On a hot evening who wants to cook? Opt instead for a cold sandwich with choice charcuterie and a bottle of rosé.  “America is a confirmed…

Celebrate Bastille Day

Feasts, fêtes and fireworks are the traditional ways to celebrate Bastille Day in France. But before the partying, a brief explanation is in order. Variously called la Fête Nationale or 14 juillet, the holiday is commemorated on July 14, the day that the people of Paris stormed the Bastille prison in 1789 and effectively began the violent overthrow…

Presidential Palates

Happy President’s Day! We’ve done extensive internet research on presidential preferences in food. As a result, we now have a game plan in case any of our presidents come over for dinner. George Washington (1789-1797) liked a savory steak and kidney pie, a common dish in his day, so we would bake him up some Venison…

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…