This Slow Cooker Recipe Will Make You Want Wild Boar

Did you know January is National Slow Cooker Month? While it’s always a good time to crank up the slow cooker, we find it especially comforting in winter. Read on for a game-changing slow-cooked wild boar recipe that may well become your new favorite. Shop wild boar meat at dartagnan.com and discover a whole new…

No Regrets: 3 Easy & Cheesy Comfort Food Recipes to Make Today

We call it comfort food for a reason. When you need to eat something that satisfies more than just your hunger, turn to one of our creamy recipes below. They are each easy to make and feature cheese prominently. There’s also plenty of truffle butter … because that’s how we roll. We recommend keeping a 1 pound…

Sunshine in a Bowl: Basque-Style Chicken with Chorizo Recipe

Make this saucy dish for a bright splash any day of the year – it’s like sunshine in a bowl! This comforting Basque-style chicken is quickly braised with peppers, onions, tomatoes, and chorizo sausage. The distinctive piment d’Espelette featured in this recipe is a flavor booster with plenty of authentic charm.  Learn more about this…

Cold Weather Cooking: The Best Braised Brisket Recipe

When the temperature drops outside, crank up the oven for a satisfying braise. The kitchen gets warm and cozy, the aroma fills the house, and you get something delicious to eat. It’s the most reasonable way to combat the cold. There’s nothing easier than this classic recipe, in which our Angus beef brisket is slow-cooked…

8 of Our Favorite French Comfort Food Recipes

Today is National Comfort Food Day so we’re sharing eight French recipes for comforting classics. You would imagine that with all its duck fat, cheese, cream, butter, and bread that French cuisine would be a treasure trove of such recipes. Thick sauces, satisfying stews and long braises, not to mention potatoes, all have a place…

The Chicken Confit Pot Pie You’ll Be Making All Season

We have a new product – chicken leg confit – so we’ve been playing in the kitchen. Just like our popular duck leg confit, it’s fully-cooked, tender as can be, and perfect for a variety of recipes. Chicken confit cuts out the step of roasting a chicken and makes for succulent, flavorful filling in this recipe….

What to Eat After the Solar Eclipse

Eclipse mania has passed, like the moon passing the sun. Life can return to normal. What are we left with? Eclipse glasses and hunger. It’s always a good time to eat. Nothing will compare to the sight of the sun obscured by the moon, but seeing these recipes on your plate might be a consolation…

Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe

Ditch the can, ban the box – creamy mushroom soup is easy to make at home with healthier, tastier results. In this simple recipe we used our Organic Chef’s Mix Mushrooms, but any combination of our cultivated organic or seasonal wild mushrooms will work too. The addition of our favorite ingredient – black truffle butter…

Comfort Food You Crave: Bacon Mac and Cheese

We’re not too proud to succumb to the pleasures of simple comfort food. And it really doesn’t get more comforting than mac and cheese, does it? Fresh from the D’Artagnan test kitchen, this quick and easy recipe for stove top mac & cheese with bacon will satisfy adults and kids alike. It’s a good recipe…

Top Tips for Making Gorgeous, Gooey Gratin

If words like “creamy,” “cheesy,” “crunchy,” and “bubbly” make your mouth water, then you are most likely a gratin lover. Simply put, a “gratin” is any food with a golden brown crust on top, usually involving cheese and breadcrumbs.  The word comes from the French, gratter, “to grate.” This is serious comfort food. Read our…

International House of Comfort Food

Comfort food encompasses more than just traditional American favorites like mashed potatoes. The basic tenets of comfort food have been embraced by cuisines from around the world, including Italy, France, Morocco, and Japan. The only requirements are that the flavors are familiar and the food fills you up like a hug from mom. The following categories…

7 of Our Favorite Comfort Food Recipes

Today is National Comfort Food Day! Comfort food is a very personal thing; it can be a recipe from childhood, a culturally specific dish, or just something that fits a certain craving. Sweet, savory, fatty, salty, cheesy – they all fit the bill. Comforting foods tend to be simple, hearty, and filling. We love all…