What Do Chefs Like to Eat on Christmas?

Do you ever wonder what chefs eat at home over the holidays? We asked some of our chef clients about their Christmas dinner and breakfast favorites. Read on to see what they told us. Shop dartagnan.com to cook like the chefs at your home this holiday season.

Will You be Serving the Best Berkshire Ham this Christmas?

Are you looking for an impressive main course for your Christmas dinner? Our newly expanded line of all-natural Berkshire hams offers you a solution with both bone-in and bone-out hams, plus a convenient spiral ham. Find the right size ham for your gathering, and read on for two glaze recipes that will wow your guests at…

This is Why You Should be Cooking Goose for Christmas

Roasting a goose may be daunting, but if your goose is well cooked, it has succulent, tender, dark meat that is rich tasting, and free of fat. Goose is the ultimate special occasion bird, and a world away from chicken. This classic choice for Christmas dinner is enjoyed around the world, and throughout history. Read…

Choosing Wines for Christmas Dinner

Before you get lost in the world of wine ratings, scores and blog advice, let us help you with a few simple pointers about what to consider when choosing wines for Christmas dinner. Chances are your meal is centered around a roasted goose, turkey, capon, leg of lamb, or glazed ham. Think of the wine as…

Last Days to Order for Christmas!

This is the final stretch – the last few days before Christmas! Have you ordered your goose, turkey or ham for the holiday meal? There’s still time to order this week,  but our stock is dwindling fast! Order for your holiday meals and parties at dartagnan.com by Thursday, Dec. 21 at 12 noon EST. We ship…

Christmas Dinner: Recipes for 7 Splendid Side Dishes

These recipes for side dishes involve ingredients we love, like truffle butter, duck fat, bacon, and chorizo. Whether baking yeast rolls or sauteing green beans, there’s always room to make things a bit more savory. We hope you will try some of these recipes for your holiday meal, or any other occasion where full flavor…

A Tasty Holiday Roast: Leg of Lamb

Our tender lamb makes for an impressive roast on the holiday table, yet it’s so easy to prepare that you might make it any time of the year. Get a little fancy with our Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb with Port Wine Truffle Sauce recipe for your Christmas or New Year’s dinner. This 5-star review of…

4 Goose Recipes for the Holidays

Roasting a goose may be daunting, but if your goose is well cooked, it has succulent, tender, dark meat that is rich tasting, and free of fat. A fine roasted goose can be a feast for king and peasant alike, according to the French writer Honoré de Balzac. It certainly is a classic choice for Christmas dinner. Roasting…

Choose Heritage Ham for Christmas + Recipes

  Serve a gorgeous, gleaming Christmas ham this year. The best thing about ham is the effortless preparation. Fully-cooked, this ham only needs a glaze and a turn in the oven, while the cook focuses on other dishes. We take our ham seriously, and it shows in the heritage-breed pork we select, renowned for great…

Serve Organic Turkey for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time to plan Christmas dinner. Pre-order your organic turkey today so you’re ready for the holiday feast. Check the meal off your list, and get back to shopping for gifts, signing cards and decorating the house. There are plenty of reasons to choose D’Artagnan turkey for your meal. The exceptional flavor of…

Why We Eat Goose at Christmas

In Europe, a roasted goose on the holiday table has been a tradition since ancient times. And while turkey may be plumper, there’s nothing like the taste of goose. The tradition of a roasted goose on the holiday table goes way, way back. The people of ancient Greece and Rome may have been celebrating different festivals, but…

Make this Petite Crown Roast of Pork for the Holidays

When you special order a pork crown roast from your butcher, they’re often just 2 racks put together, making them impractical for a smaller gathering. Here’s straightforward instruction for a small crown roast made with our 10-rib rack which serves about 6 people. Berkshire pork is so juicy and flavorful, you need very little seasoning…