Cooking the Classics: Coq Au Vin

It’s back-to-school time – culinary school, that is! We will be covering some of the classic dishes this fall, and hope you will be inspired to get back in the kitchen for a tasty cooking project. Traditionally, roosters are used to make coq au vin, the classic French stew. Since roosters are hard to find,…

Join Us! Chicken Tasting Event in Brooklyn

September is National Chicken Month, and we are looking forward to talking about chicken all month. We will begin at Taste Talks, a Brooklyn food festival organized by chefs Wylie Dufresne and Andrew Carmellini. With an impressive roster of participants, this 3-day event (9/8 – 9/10) promises to be about food and culture, not just…

5 Ways to Win at Grilling on Labor Day

If you’ve been grilling burgers, steaks and chops all summer, it’s time to shake things up. The end of summer is here, so send it off in style with a variation on the theme. Try one of our recipes, and save 15% OFF sitewide* at dartagnan.com when you shop for Labor Day. The summer of…

Try the Chicken at Rooster in The Woodlands, TX

Cock-a-doodle-do! Fielding’s Rooster has just opened at The Woodlands in Houston, and is getting positive reviews for its chicken. That chicken is not rooster, as the name suggests, but D’Artagnan Amish chicken, served many ways: fried, rubbed with peri peri and roasted on a rotisserie, and served on a waffle. But it doesn’t stop there. Explore…

Roasted Capon for the Holidays

Capon: the super chicken. A capon is a rooster that is gelded at a young age, and raised until it’s between 8 and 12 pounds. With its large size and broad breast, capon makes the perfect holiday bird; in fact it’s quite common to find roasted capon at the Christmas table in both France and…

What the Turducken?!

Having a hard time choosing a holiday bird?  Love turkey? Also love chicken? How about duck? If you love these birds as much as we do, why not have all three at once? That’s right, we’re talking about turducken, that gorgeous Cajun concoction made from a stuffed, deboned chicken inside a stuffed, deboned duck inside…

Guess Who Loves Our Chicken?

It’s none other than Martha Stewart … and she knows a good thing when she tastes it. In the September 2016 issue of Martha Stewart Living there is an article about perfecting the roast chicken. Among the tips there’s a recommendation to buy the best bird, and we’re proud she picked ours. With organic and…

Eating Out? Order Green Circle Chicken Here

Have you heard about our Green Circle Chicken? It’s a very special bird – raised by Amish and Mennonite farmers in Pennsylvania who respect the old ways and treat the birds well. The free-ranging chickens eat actual vegetable scraps, from local markets and farms, that feed and nourish the birds instead of languishing in landfills….

Bird is the Word of the Month

September is National Chicken Month … and we will be celebrating with chicken, chicken and more chicken. Check back for recipes, tips, and restaurants where you can try our chicken. Also, as our gift to you, shop at dartagnan.com and save 15% on all chicken through the end of September. Do you know about our…

Is Your Chicken Air Chilled?

If You’re Not Cooking With Air-Chilled Chicken, You’re Doing It Wrong So says Bloomberg Pursuits in this article, which quotes Ariane and explains why an air-chilled chicken is both tastier and safer to eat. For years, Ariane has been a huge proponent of air-chilled chicken. As always, she made sure that D’Artagnan was among the first…

Best Chicken Ever: The NYT Review of Le Coq Rico

Congratulations to Chef Antoine Westermann and his team at Le Coq Rico: The Bistro of Beautiful Birds for a 2-star review in the New York Times! We are proud to play a part in this delicious story. Chef Antoine is very meticulous, and spent a long time working with us to procure the ideal chicken for his…

Reinventing Chicken

Esteemed French Chef Antoine Westermann recently opened his first New York City restaurant.  It’s called Le Coq Rico: The Bistro of Beautiful Birds. And when you want beautiful birds, D’Artagnan is the place to find them.