You Can Perfect this Easy Paillard Technique

What is paillard? It’s the French culinary term that refers to a thin piece of meat made flat by pounding. Any type of deboned meat can become a paillard, but it often refers to veal or chicken. Once you master this straightforward technique, you’ll have delicious weeknight dinners on the table in no time flat. Read on to learn the method.

You’ll Love this Super-Easy 5-Minute Hollandaise Sauce

Our easy Hollandaise sauce has a secret ingredient. Black truffle butter imparts rich, earthy flavor making this 5-minute sauce worthy of any special occasion. Just for the record, this blender Hollandaise recipe is one of our favorite kitchen hacks. Read on to get the recipe.

This Easy Mushroom Tarte Tatin is Everything

The delicious tradition of tarte Tatin may have begun with apples and pasty, but it’s evolved to include many savory options. Our rustic mushroom tarte Tatin is super easy to make and great for brunch or a party. In this recipe, mushrooms and sweet shallots are wrapped in buttery puff pastry with a little goat cheese for a tart bite….

How to Cook with Duck Confit

Duck leg confit is a signature D’Artagnan product, and a vital ingredient in our cassoulet recipe kit. But there are many other ways to eat and enjoy this French favorite. What is confit? Confit is a French word that means “preserved,” and is a method of slow cooking food – and storing it – in fat. This…

A Cassoulet Day Giveaway

January 9th is Cassoulet Day  … and we are partnering with our friends at Languedoc Wines to give away 2 Cassoulet Recipe Kits this month. Click here for details and to enter the giveaway. For those who simply cannot wait, cassoulet is 20% off right now at dartagnan.com in honor of Cassoulet Day! The Languedoc region (click here…

What Does Mise en Place Mean?

Mise en place (pronounced meez ahn plas) is a French cooking term that literally translates to “put in place.” Often referred to as simply “meez” by the pros. Mise en place allows you to cook in the most efficient way, without having to stop. All necessary ingredients are chopped and ready to go, spices are measured,…