Easter Baking: 5 Simple Recipes for Your Holiday Brunch

Show off your baking skills at Easter brunch with one of these winning D’Artagnan recipes. Leaning to the savory side (hello, duck fat), it’s a collection of recipes that will appeal to everyone. From truffle butter biscuits and yeasty bread rolls to chicken-stuffed pastry, there’s something for every baking ability. Head to the pantry to…

Weekend Project: DIY Food Gifts Everyone Will Love

We are advocates for a well-stocked kitchen – the freezer in particular. That’s why we offer black truffle butter in 1 lb. logs. It keeps nicely in the freezer and is always at the ready for last-minute inspirations (and popcorn for Netflix nights). Bacon is another one of those must-haves. Think of all the things that…

Happy Hanukkah

To all of our Jewish friends … on this first night of Hanukkah, we wish you a happy holiday and a season full of light. And may all your latkes be fried in duck fat and topped with foie gras. For more recipes incorporating duck fat and potatoes, try our incredible fingerling confit recipe for a rich side…

Fall In Love with Potatoes & Duck Fat on National Potato Day

October 27th is National Potato Day according to our calendar. So today we will celebrate the love affair between duck fat and potatoes with 3 easy recipes. The combination of duck fat and potatoes is a match made in food heaven. Duck fat enhances the earthy potato flavor and imparts a golden crust. Use duck…

Best 2-Ingredient Recipe: Easy Garlic Confit

Whip up a batch of this garlic confit to keep in the refrigerator and add to just about anything.  Ariane loves this trick,  and would tell you it’s one of her little secrets in the kitchen. The super simple, 2-ingredient recipe provides soft, fragrant cloves of garlic, perfect for potatoes, bread, pasta, or pizza. After a […]

Gascony: The Most Delicious Part of France

In a recent New York Times article, David McAninch asks the question “Is Gascony the most delicious part of France?” To which Ariane answers, “Of course it is!” For Gascon food is richer than the sunny cuisine of Provence. It is unabashedly, defiantly rich. Duck fat, not olive oil, is the local currency. Everything gets cooked…

Happy Duck Fat Tuesday!

It’s Mardi Gras, which means, of course, “Fat Tuesday.” It’s the last chance to let it all go before Lent begins. Traditionally, fatty, decadent and sweet foods are eaten on Mardi Gras, and much alcohol is imbibed. It’s the time to indulge before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. In the past, Christians gave up…

Waiter, There’s Bacon in My Drink

The bacon martini, bacon bloody mary, bacon old fashioned … bacon has been showing up in cocktails for a while now. It seems that fat washing liquor with bacon mellows it a bit, creating a different mouth feel, as well as sustained flavor notes. A crispy slice of bacon makes the perfect salty and smoky…

You Can Put Stock in This

There’s stock and then there’s brown stock…which makes a wonderful, hearty base for thick, dark gravy. And this time of year, with turkey and mashed potatoes on the holiday menu, that’s music to the ears. Read on for the simple techniques that will make your gravy the best ever. You could say it’s the secret…

People Are Sharing …

… their love for duck fat potatoes. And we don’t blame them. This week the most shared recipe on our website is a simple but good one: Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes. Have you tried them yet? What’s stopping you? Duck fat is one of those little secrets in the kitchen. Some say it’s better than butter, or even bacon….

Heaven = Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes

When the temperatures cool a bit we all head back into the kitchen to crank up the oven. That must be why these duck fat roasted potatoes are the most shared recipe of the week at dartagnan.com. Well, that and the fact that the recipe is super simple to make and yields incredible results. If you…