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…

The Gorgeous, Gooey Gratin

If words like “creamy,” “cheesy,” “crunchy,” and “bubbly” make your mouth water, than 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…

Braising Essentials

Braising is comfort cooking at its finest, and it’s surprisingly easy. And while you may be inclined to keep the dishes all to yourself, braising is a great option for entertaining. With most of the hands-on work completed before the dish even goes into the oven there is ample time to spend with guests, and…