What is the Secret to a Unique and Impressive Holiday Meal?

Are you looking for a holiday-worthy centerpiece for your table? Perhaps something unique and unexpected? The December issue of Food & Wine magazine features D’Artagnan duck on the cover, and inside, recommends our game birds for your holiday feast. The gorgeous spread  – called Flights of Fancy – offers recipes from different chefs that may just inspire you…

10 Ways to Make a Turkey-Free Meal for Thanksgiving

Tired of turkey? Are you looking for something different to serve on Thanksgiving? Maybe you have guests who aren’t fond of turkey or who have more adventurous palates and yearn to eat something new. The purpose of the holiday is to gather, be thankful and share a festive meal. Read on to choose a main dish…

Find Out How People Who Love Quail are Cooking It

Curious about quail? Find out why so many people write 5-star reviews for this tiny but tasty bird. Quail works in any season and can be made quickly on the grill, in the oven, or even on the stove-top. Our semi-boneless quail consistently ranks in the top-10 favorite products at dartagnan.com. Read on for 3 simple quail recipes…

What’s Cooking on Instagram?

We’re always looking at food. If you like to see beautiful plates that inspire you to either cook or head for your favorite restaurant, Instagram is the place to be. Below are some highlights from chef posts to Instagram – using our products, of course – to whet your appetite. Join us on Instagram for a view into…

Making History: Pheasant Under Glass Recipe

Blogger Deana Sidney of Lost Past Remembered is dedicated to discovering, replicating and adapting historic recipes. She’s also a big fan of game meats and creates elaborate dishes with game birds, which she always insists are easier than they look. With wild Scottish game birds finally in season, it’s a fitting time to share some of her…

It’s Game Time! Cooking with Wild Scottish Game

Each year we wait for the start of wild Scottish game bird season. Did you know that D’Artagnan is the original source in the United States for truly wild Scottish game birds? We’ve been supplying game aficionados in professional and home kitchens for over 30 years. It’s not easy to find game birds like this and…

Fowl Language: All About Game Birds

Have you experienced game birds yet? What are you waiting for? Get in the game! Game birds are smaller – and quicker cooking – than chicken; plus they offer richer flavors and a change from the monotony of everybody’s favorite bird. D’Artagnan has offered fresh game birds since the early days. Back then, Ariane, the…

Eating Wild Game Birds

It’s not to everyone’s taste, but for those who have the taste nothing else will satisfy. We’re talking about wild game birds. Our Wild Scottish Game Birds are hunted on estates in the U.K. and flown over the pond to us within 24 hours. It’s very rare to get truly wild game, as U.S. law…

Eat Wild: It’s Scottish Game Season

Wild Scottish game birds have begun to arrive. The chefs are quick to snap up the first offerings from the game preserves and estates in Scotland, but we are receiving larger shipments and can now offer these delicacies to home cooks. D’Artagnan is the original source in the United States for truly wild Scottish game birds. Wild…

Best Food Photo of the Year

The Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year for 2016 has been announced. There were 7,000 images from around the world competing for top honors. It must be hungry work judging all those photos! This is the first place winner – an action photo of a baker in a flour explosion. Do you love food…

What is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet has been coming out of the cave and into the mainstream over the past few years. This return to pre-agricultural eating has its detractors and supporters, like any dietary trend. But in a world where people seem to be eating themselves to death with processed foods, the Paleo Diet encourages a return…