5 Warming & Cozy Soup Recipes for Fall

We’ve been waiting for the autumn temperatures to drop and give us the sure sign that it’s soup season again. That day has finally come, and we are ready to make soup! The key to truly great soup is using homemade stock, if possible, and the best ingredients you can find. Of course, nothing from a…

Cooking the Classics: Blanquette de Veau

It’s back-to-school time – culinary school, that is! We will be covering some of the classic dishes this fall, and hope you will be inspired to get back in the kitchen for a tasty cooking project. A French family favorite, blanquette de veau is a velvety white veal stew with vegetables and mushrooms. Unlike other…

Try this Mushroom Quiche with Truffle Butter Crust Recipe Today

September is National Mushroom Month, and we’re celebrating with this creamy quiche. Our organic exotic mushrooms, Gouda, and fresh herbs are packed into a black truffle butter short crust in this easy quiche recipe. Make this a day ahead for a quick brunch or supper. Serve the French way: alongside salad greens with a bright vinaigrette….

5 Favorite Finger Foods for Game Day

Finger food is satisfying for a number of reasons, not least of which is the complete lack of civilizing dinner and silverware. There’s a comfort in returning to our primal roots, and grabbing food in our hands. Perfect for watching the game at home, our five recipes for finger foods use classic D’Artagnan ingredients like…

Enter Our Giveaway: Joule Sous Vide + $300 from D’Artagnan

September is the time to get back in the kitchen. Roasting pans and slow cookers come out again, and new culinary projects are undertaken. It’s the perfect time to learn how to sous vide. This technique is one of the secrets that chefs rely on to create perfectly-done steaks. But it’s not complicated when you have…

Better Living with Science: Creating Recipes from Food Photos

Leave it to MIT to find a way to turn our obsession with food photos into a science project. Imagine seeing an especially tempting food pic on Instagram, and wondering how to reproduce that at home. What are the ingredients, and the processes involved to make that dish? Now researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of…

Pork Shoulder: A Week of Meals

There’s nothing more versatile than pork shoulder, cooked until fork tender and shredded. Bon Appétit tells us that even in summer it’s worth cranking up the stove, or plugging in the slow cooker, to make pork shoulder. Leave that hunk of pork to stew in its own juices, and come back to a week’s worth of meals….

Watch: The Truth Behind Food Trends

It’s Friday, so let’s have a little fun. Have you ever wondered who is responsible for the quinoa craze? Or why gluten-free labels are popping up everywhere? There are answers to these questions. The comedy duo Thanks Laura explains it all in this trailer for a mockumentary, The Bad Boys of Food, about the influencers behind…

Our Secret to the Best Lobster Roll

The lobster roll is a summer favorite, but it invites debate. There are two kinds of lobster rolls, and two very staunch camps supporting each type. There’s Maine style, with a light dressing of mayonnaise, and Connecticut style, served warm with melted butter. Eater lists the 5 rules to making the perfect lobster roll in this…

Why is the Ribeye Steak So Beloved?

Can we agree that everyone loves a ribeye steak? So why is the ribeye steak the go-to steak for so many serious carnivores? We think it’s because the ribeye has a good deal of marbling, which makes it succulent. The eye of the meat is fine-grained with a rich, beefy taste …. and it’s got…

Recipes for Your Farmers Market Bounty

We love farmers market season. At D’Artagnan we work with small farms and ranches to source our products, so we know how hard farmers work, and we like to show our appreciation. When you shop a the local farmers market, you often meet the people that grow your food. Building relationships with your farmers is valuable…

More Pizza Post – DRAFT

Making Pizza Crust Since pizza crust is a yeast-risen dough, it needs to be started before you prep your other ingredients to allow time to rise. Dissolve a package of active dry yeast in 2/3 cup warm water. Add 1 tablespoon honey and 2 tablespoons olive oil to the yeast-mixture as well. Stir well and…