This is Why You Need to Roast a Capon ASAP

What’s a capon? We call it the “super chicken” because capon is everything we love about chicken, but more of it. With its large sizer, ample breast meat, tenderness, and full flavor, capon is the ultimate Sunday roast. Now is the perfect time to try it. Read on for more about capon and order yours…

5 Easy Veal Recipes that You Can Make on a Weeknight

Looking for a quick and tasty weeknight dinner? Keeping a resolution to cook more meals at home isn’t always easy, but these veal recipes will help. Treat yourself with our exclusive French veal – arguably the most humane veal in the world – and only available at D’Artagnan. Read on for the recipes … Learn…

6 Soup Recipes You’ll Want to Make Immediately

It’s soup season again! Making soup is an opportunity to build layers of flavor, find winning combinations, and enjoy a one-pot meal. The key to a truly great soup is using homemade stock, if possible, and the best ingredients you can find. Nothing from a box or can holds a candle to homemade soup. Read on for…

A Holiday Lunch Tradition: Behind the Scenes at D’Artagnan

Before the holidays our warehouse is humming. We have 3 shifts working around the clock to get all the orders picked, packed and loaded onto trucks so they can make their way to restaurants, retailers and home cooks across the country. So many Thanksgiving meals depend on us! During the final weekend before Thanksgiving is…

Cook Your Best on Thanksgiving with this Chef Advice

We asked some of our chef clients for advice on Thanksgiving cooking … and we got some good tips for you! This big holiday meal is often the most complicated and challenging one that a home cook undertakes all year. Read on to see what the pros do and how you can cook like a…

What to Cook in November on the Days that are Not Thanksgiving

With so much attention focused on one Thursday in November, it’s as though the other 29 days of the month don’t matter. But there are plenty of other meals – that are not on Thanksgiving – to eat in November. Read on for 10 easy recipes perfect for meals before the holiday, and even afterward….

What is Turkey Brining? And Should You Do It?

When it comes to preparing Thanksgiving turkeys, there are two camps: the briners and the anti-briners. Which one are you? What is brining anyway? Simply submerging meat in a solution of salt and water for many hours before cooking. This enhances the meat’s ability to retain moisture and tenderness while seasoning it. Of course, when…

Don’t Miss Our 10 Most Shared Recipes of October

You loved them, you shared them, you pinned them! These D’Artagnan recipes got the most social media love in October. This past month our popular Basque chicken got a lot of notice. Now is a great time to make this quickly-braised, bright and flavorful dish for dinner. It’s clear from the other recipes that comfort…

Best Foie Gras Recipes for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Channel your inner chef and make something special for Valentine’s dinner with one of our top five foie gras recipes. There are few ingredients so rarified as foie gras, and any meal that includes it is guaranteed to be a memorable one. We’ve gathered some of our most impressive foie gras recipes so you can…

What Makes Leftovers Better the Next Day?

We all know that leftovers are often better than the original dish. But what kind of kitchen alchemy makes this happen? Chemical reactions continue to take place even after food is done cooking, as flavors mellow and textures change. Gastro Obscura tackles the age-old question in this important post. Here are our favorite recipes that taste…

7 Party-Ready Hors d’Oeuvres Recipes

With New Year’s Eve approaching it’s time to plan your party! What small bites will you serve? Take our suggestion and choose one of these seven canapé recipes for your menu. Perfect for any gathering, but especially festive for New Year’s Eve, these are our picks for best appetizers of the year. Elegant without being fussy, simple…