6 No-Heat, No-Cook Sauces that will Change How You Eat

Whip together these zippy no-cook, cold sauce in a food processor. They take only minutes, and add bright flavors to grilled steaks, pork chops, duck breast, and any other meat you cook this summer. The simple ingredients yield complex flavors  that will give your cooking a serious upgrade. Read on to see which one you’ll make first.

Do You Know the Difference Between Barbecuing and Grilling?

Is there actually a difference between barbecuing and grilling? You bet there is! And those who take these things seriously will be quick to point them out.  Here we outline the very simple differences between these two methods of cooking meat.

Do You Wonder What D’Artagnan Staffers Like to Cook?

We talked to some of the dads at D’Artagnan to see what they’re cooking for Father’s Day this year. With access to all the great products in the catalog, our enthusiastic, food-loving staffers are a good place to go for recommendations.  Read on for inspiration for your own summer menus. 

You’ll Want to Grill Chicken Under a Brick All Summer

Here’s a grilling showstopper: chicken under a brick. Known in Italian as pollo al mattone, chicken under a brick involves prepping the chicken so it lies flat and grilling it skin-side down with a weight on top. When flattened, a whole chicken will grill fast and yield crisp, golden-brown skin and evenly cooked meat.  Read on and learn the easy method for making this tender and juicy chicken.

You’ll Win at the Grill when You Make Tex-Mex Fajitas

Are you looking for a new steak to grill or smoke? Try the outside skirt steak – a cornerstone of Tex-Mex cooking and the original, most authentic cut for fajitas. This chef’s favorite should be on your grill all summer. Read on for a great recipe and learn more about this epic cut.

What is the Best Way to Grill Duck Breast?

Are you afraid to grill duck breast? Never fear, we have an easy method. This recipe includes lavender beets and pickled blackberries, making it perfect for summer entertaining. No grill? No worries, you can easily adapt this to the traditional pan-searing technique. Read on and learn how to make this easy and beautiful dish. 

The Simple Secret to Your Best BBQ Ever

You’ve heard it here before. The secret to cooking like top chefs do is using the best ingredients. Larry Olmsted, the NY Times Bestselling author of Real Food, Fake Food,  wrote a whole article for Forbes about choosing the highest quality meat for the best results. We’re proud he mentioned many of

Are You Missing Out on Grilled Bacon?

Can bacon be made on the grill? Yes – if done with care. But you can’t just throw strips of bacon on a hot grill; that will create dramatic flare-ups as the bacon fat renders. You will end up with charred bacon, or worse, bacon ash. Done correctly, grilled bacon is smoky, delicious and just the right amount of crispy. Read our tips for grilling bacon below, and start a new backyard tradition.

This is Why You’ll Want to Grill Kebabs All Summer

During grilling season do something a little different and make kebabs. Kebabs are a great party food because you can make a mixed variety to satisfy different tastes, assemble them ahead of time, and get the kids involved in the assembly (put ’em to work). Read on for your kebab primer.

A Father’s Day Gift List for Men Who Like to Cook

We have a few ideas for dads who love to cook. First, of course, we suggest you give a selection of his favorite meats. And then we have a few ideas to complement dads food-obsessed lifestyle. Make him happy this Father’s Day by giving him something to cook with, and something to cook. Read on for our tasty gift ideas. 

7 Fresh Cuts You’ll Be Grilling All Summer

Are you looking to refresh your grill routine? After all, you can’t serve burgers and dogs all summer. Choose wild boar, venison, quail, lamb or Wagyu for those occasions that demand more elegant options. From Memorial Day weekend to the last cookout of late summer, here are 7 recipes that will serve you well all season. Pin them for later.

These Tips Will Make You Grill Like a Pro

Are you grilling with charcoal? There are many benefits to this method. Grilling meat over charcoal imparts an exceptional sear and smoky flavor that gas just can’t replicate. With a little practice and our basic tips, you’ll elevate your grill-game in no time. Read on for more.