15 Books You’ll Want to Curl Up with this Winter

What’s better than a cup of coffee and a new book? Winter is the best time for catching up on your reading, and literate food lovers will have a lot to digest with this crop of recently released books. We chose 15 books about cooking, wine, meat, culinary history and more that are sure to warm any foodie’s heart this season. So here’s our winter reading list.

The Problematic Politics of Poutine

Poutine has been gaining popularity over the past few years, not just in Canada but in the United States, too. In Quebec, there are some poutine rumblings – and not of the stomach – that caught the attention of The New York Times, resulting in this recent article about the culturally charged dish. For years the Quebecois…

May is National Burger Month!

We are a nation obsessed with burgers, so it seems fitting to dedicate an entire month to celebrating this noble sandwich. With Memorial Day marking the start of grilling season, it’s the right time to get obsessed with burgers. All month we will share new burger recipes each week as they are posted at dartagnan.com ……

Rediscover a Culinary Classic: What is Beef Wellington?

The classics sometimes get a bad name, associated with stuffy old restaurants that are no longer stylish, or even in existence. But there are reasons that these recipes became classics. In this series, we will share some of those stories, and our versions of the recipes so that you can rediscover these dishes at home….

Rediscover a Culinary Classic: What Are Hasselback Potatoes?

The classics sometimes get a bad name, associated with stuffy old restaurants that are no longer stylish, or even in existence. But there are reasons that these recipes became classics. In this series, we will share some of those stories, and our versions of the recipes so that you can rediscover these dishes at home….