How to Open a Bottle of Champagne

On New Year’s Eve you may find yourself with a bottle of champagne in hand and all eyes on you. Do you know the right way to open a bottle of champagne? Do a little homework with these helpful videos. You can look like a pro (don’t shake it!) and keep more of the champagne…

Your Caviar Dreams Fulfilled

Nothing says New Year’s Eve party quite like caviar. A rarefied food, caviar has a place right next to foie gras and champagne. Before the countdown begins, serve caviar in all its glory and simplicity. Here are a few suggestions of how to best enjoy the unique flavor of caviar. It’s all about a creating…

Foie Gras + Champagne = New Year’s Eve

The best New Year’s Eve party holds delights for the senses, especially our favorite sense: taste. With champagne, truffles, caviar, foie gras and charcuterie you have the makings of a very fine evening. Let’s talk about foie gras, shall we? There are so many ways to enjoy it, but here are five simple ideas for getting…

Truffle Recipes for New Year’s Eve

Some consider them the height of luxury, but truffles can be enjoyed easily and affordably with our truffle butter, truffle oil and truffle peelings. And New Year’s Eve is certainly an occasion worthy of truffles. Read on for 6 ways to serve truffles at a gathering. Our recipes are easy-to-make plays on party foods you already…

7 Small Plates for a New Year’s Eve Party

Planning to party on New Year’s Eve?  It’s a special night that demands something out-of-the-ordinary. Caviar, foie gras, Champagne and truffles are all impressive ingredients to bring to the table, but how will you serve them? To help make it an elegant evening, we offer seven recipes that are well-suited to the occasion. We hope you…

New Year’s Eve with Ariane

The Epoch Times has reported Ariane’s official New Year’s Eve plans. She’s going to ring in 2015 quietly, at home with a few friends. Those friends include Chef Hélène Darroze and Chef Bernard Liberatore, so the food needs to be great. You know it will be.  Ariane is  going to provide the best ingredients from D’Artagnan:…

New Year’s Eve Party

We think every party needs a charcuterie board on the table. With that strong beginning, you can serve all manner of tasty nibbles and host a New Year’s Eve party that everyone will talk about well into next year. If you take our suggestion and serve charcuterie – duck rillettes, pâté, saucisson sec – these…

Bonne Année! Happy New Year!

Wishing you a happy new year filling with delicious adventures – both sweet and savory. Here are some some vintage New Year’s greetings from the turn of the last century for you to enjoy. Our penchant for all things French will be obvious, but there are several interesting cards in English as well. We were…

Our New Year’s Eve Party Tips

At a good New Year’s Eve Party, the star is the champagne. When planning the menu for your party, consider flavors that pair will with bubbly. So that you can be a guest at your own party, select dishes that require little work, can be made ahead of time, and will taste delicious at room temperature;…