These 3 Foie Gras Recipes Will Make You a Kitchen Hero

It’s no secret that searing foie gras is super easy. But your guests don’t have to know that with these elegant and fall-ready recipes. With seasonal fruits like cranberries, pear, and the inevitable flavor of pumpkin spice, we’ve got some sure-fire hits for your next dinner party. Or save this post for holiday meal planning…

3 Unique Ideas for the Last Party of Summer

With Labor Day coming up all too fast, it’s time to plan your last weekend bash. The end of summer deserves a sendoff with style, so we have a few ideas for feeding a crowd, whether you are at the beach, the lake or enjoying the comforts of your own backyard. Read on for some party ideas worthy of the name.

The Art of Grilling Meat on a Stick: 4 Recipes for Summer Parties

Everything tastes better when grilled over charcoal on skewers. After all, the original barbecue must have consisted of meat on a stick. Go primal in style this summer with 4 fun grilling recipes that involve skewers. Chicken, pork, and lamb, along with shrimp and sausage get grilled on a stake with our easy and flavorful…

3 Irresistible Summer Salads that Are Complete Meals

Looking for simple summer meals that don’t heat up the house? Our three salad recipes are satisfying enough to be a meal and are great for serving at casual summer gatherings and family weeknight suppers. Featuring grilled steak, quail, and bacon (make it in cast iron on the grill), they are the epitome of the fresh…

Your Summer Parties Need These 5 Easy Charcuterie & Seafood Recipes

Surf-and-turf gets a new attitude with our 5 super-simple charcuterie recipes, perfect for Memorial Day gatherings and parties around the grill this summer. Everyone wants to serve something new and exciting, but ease and speed are big factors when planning a gathering. That’s why charcuterie is a happy solution. Being cured, smoked or cooked, it requires little time…

5 Ways to Cook Filet Mignon Steak That Are Secretly Easy

You can make an impressive meal in minutes with Wagyu filet mignon and one of our easy recipes. The perfect steak for entertaining – or any special meal – this Wagyu filet is melt-in-your-mouth tender. There’s no need to marinate or heavily season a steak of this caliber. Keep it simple; the pleasure of this cut is in the exquisite…

6 Winning Recipes for Your Oscar Viewing Party

And the award for best host goes to … YOU! Planning to watch the Academy Awards on March 4th with friends? Put these delicious dishes on your party menu and get a standing ovation. But even if you’re watching the Academy Awards at home in your pajamas, a good snack is always welcome. From our favorite…

Enter the Ultimate Holiday Entertaining Giveaway!

We’ve partnered with America’s Test Kitchen and four other amazing brands to give away a grand prize valued at $10,000! The winner will receive a prize package that includes a $1,500 D’Artagnan gift card, over $4,000 in entertaining essentials, and $2,000 in cash for anything else needed to throw the ultimate holiday party. Enter the…

Snacks for Emmy Awards Viewing

If you’re watching the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, what will you be eating? We like a quick, easy and elegant charcuterie plate for entertaining and snacking (plus it goes so well with wine). To learn more about how to lay out the perfect plate, read our post about a well-balanced charcuterie board. Add a…

Flat-Out Easy Summer Meals

Grilling may be the number one cooking method in summer, but there are times when you want something different. We like the ease of a crumbly or flaky crust piled with mushrooms, vegetables, and slivers of charcuterie such as bacon or jambon de Bayonne. Convenient to serve and easy to eat, flatbread is a fun way…

Top 5 Recipes for a Tasty Labor Day

Make the most of summer’s end with our top five recipes for your Labor Day party. Whether it’s a small or large crowd, we have what you need to feed your gathering.