Our Best-Kept Secret for Eating Foie Gras

Pssst… we’re going to let you in on a kitchen secret. When you want foie gras but don’t need perfect, symmetrical slices, our foie gras cubes are the solution. These foie gras trimmings have the same rich flavor and silky texture of a whole, grade-A lobe of foie gras but at a fraction of the…

Best Foie Gras Recipes for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Channel your inner chef and make something special for Valentine’s dinner with one of our top five foie gras recipes. There are few ingredients so rarified as foie gras, and any meal that includes it is guaranteed to be a memorable one. We’ve gathered some of our most impressive foie gras recipes so you can…

Deconstructing Daniel Boulud’s Famous DB Burger

We are proud of the reputation that D’Artagnan holds in the best kitchens across the country. We’re not talking in superlatives; our chef clients are some of the biggest names on the culinary scene. One of them, Daniel Boulud, is known around here by his first name only. Daniel was an early supporter of D’Artagnan,…

How to Make a Foie Gras Terrine

The terrine of foie gras. A classic in French cuisine, the ultimate expression of foie gras potential, and for a recipe with so few ingredients, somewhat intimidating. Named after the vessel itself, a foie gras terrine is cooked in a terrine mold, usually a porcelain one with a tightly-fitted lid. But how hard is it to make?…

Perfect Party Food: Foie Gras Jewels

These “foie carat” tartlets are both beautiful and delicious. Our recipe will make at least 2 dozen bite-sized tarts, perfect for a New Year’s Eve party, or any special occasion. Easy to make, stunning to serve, these gorgeous morsels are our new favorite party trick. Puff pastry cups are filled with mousse of foie gras…

Cook Your Best With These Holiday Helpers

What every cook wants is a little help in the kitchen this time of year. The best we can offer are these holiday workhorses which will make every recipe better. This collection consists of pantry staples like truffle butter, fresh and dried mushrooms, demi-glace, duck fat, fully-cooked chestnuts, French olive oil, and more. Here are…

Pumpkin Spice Like You’ve Never Seen It Before!

Every autumn brings with it an onslaught of pumpkin spice flavored products, some edible, others not so much. Pumpkin spice shows up in stores, online and in the news; the first appearance of the PSL (as the pumpkin spice latte is known) is documented gleefully on social media. And just when you thought it was…

You’ve Got to See this Foie Gras Flower

Something beautiful is blooming at The Pool in NYC. This newly-opened restaurant is in the famous space that the Four Seasons occupied from 1959 to 2016. The other restaurant in the Seagram Building, The Grill riffs on the mid-century theme with a more meat-centric menu. Although The Pool is a seafood restaurant, they are causing a scene with their…

5 Pasta Recipes You Need to Make

Simple and satisfying, pasta dishes meet our need for speedy dinners. The ultimate blank slate, pasta also gives us a chance to play with flavors (hello, truffles). We just added some new pasta recipes to the recipe collection, and wanted to share them with you. Pasta with Sautéed Mushrooms and Truffle Butter Breadcrumbs This recipe…

7 Super Side Dishes for Easter Dinner

You’ve got your Easter main dish all planned, but what’s going to be on the table with it?Traditional recipes are usually especially rich, as Easter marks the end of the Lenten fast and all its privations. Cheesy, creamy, and meat-filled dishes are the order of the day.And that’s something we can support wholeheartedly. To that end,…

Savory & Sweet: Foie Gras Crème Brûlée Recipe

Crème brûlée means “burnt cream,” and is one of the all-time-great desserts. The first recorded recipe for this custard with a burnt caramel crust is in François Massialot’s 1691 cookbook Cuisinier royal et bourgeois. Last seen as crême à l’Angloise in 1740, the recipe more or less vanished from French cuisine until the 1980s. How anything so…

Foie Gras + Champagne = New Year’s Eve

The best New Year’s Eve party holds delights for the senses, especially our favorite sense: taste. With champagne, truffles, caviar, foie gras and charcuterie you have the makings of a very fine evening. Let’s talk about foie gras, shall we? There are so many ways to enjoy it, but here are five simple ideas for getting…