5 Easy Bacon-Wrapped Apps that will Make Your Party a Success

As the old saying goes, “Where there is bacon, there is happiness.” Bring that happiness to your party with our 5 simple recipes. You just can’t make enough of these bacon-wrapped appetizers. They’ll be the first to go … because bacon. Read on for the recipes. Shop bacon at dartagnan.com, because our bacon is produced with…

These 7 Easy Ideas Will Make Your New Year’s Eve Party a Success

Every host wants no-fuss party foods that will make the celebration memorable. With our recipes, you can have it all. These elevated party foods are easy to make and serve and they will leave your guests talking. To create an elegant affair with ease, read on for some of our favorite party ideas. Shop for…

3 Unique Ideas for the Last Party of Summer

With Labor Day coming up all too fast, it’s time to plan your last weekend bash. The end of summer deserves a sendoff with style, so we have a few ideas for feeding a crowd, whether you are at the beach, the lake or enjoying the comforts of your own backyard. Shop for your summer…

Party Perfect: 3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Charcuterie

Charcuterie is an all-star favorite, perfect for entertaining, gifting, and snacking. Because it is fully cooked, cured or smoked by definition, charcuterie is easy to enjoy any time of the year, with no cooking required. And now we have a new way to enjoy it! We’ve taken the guesswork out of serving charcuterie. Our new…

5 Easy Prosciutto Recipes That Will Be Gone in Seconds

There’s nothing as summery as prosciutto – or in this case, our Jambon de Bayonne – with fresh melon, burrata cheese and some basil from the garden. But what else can you make with this ready-to-eat charcuterie superstar? We have 5 super-simple ideas (3 require no cooking!) that will make your summer parties the stuff…

You Don’t Have to Be French to Make these Classic Recipes

Every July 14th the French celebrate Bastille Day, commemorating the revolution of 1789, and in every major city around the world with a significant number of French expatriates, there is sure to be a good party, parade, or petanque tournament on the holiday. Find one near you or join in the fun at home by…

7 Simple Gourmet Appetizer Ideas For a Summery Cocktail Hour

Create your own happy hour when entertaining at home this summer. Serving aperitifs allows your guests to unwind and mingle a bit before the meal. Consider it the party before the party. Traditionally aperitifs are refreshing, light beverages like Champagne or a cocktail with Lillet, Dubonnet, Campari, or perhaps St. Germain. You may serve small…

3 Irresistible Summer Salads that Are Complete Meals

Looking for simple summer meals that don’t heat up the house? Our three salad recipes are satisfying enough to be a meal and are great for serving at casual summer gatherings and family weeknight suppers. Featuring grilled steak, quail, and bacon (make it in cast iron on the grill), they are the epitome of the fresh…

DIY Tapas Party: Recipes & Tips for Your Best Summer Party

Are you looking for something fun to serve at your next gathering? Try tapas! Tapas are easy-to-prepare bar snacks or appetizers in the Spanish tradition that you can recreate at home. Small plates of savory finger foods and a few bottles of robust Spanish wine are pretty much foolproof ingredients for a successful party. Be casual, think…

Your Summer Parties Need These 5 Easy Charcuterie & Seafood Recipes

Surf-and-turf gets a new attitude with our 5 super-simple charcuterie recipes, perfect for Memorial Day gatherings and parties around the grill this summer. Everyone wants to serve something new and exciting, but ease and speed are big factors when planning a gathering. That’s why charcuterie is a happy solution. Being cured, smoked or cooked, it requires little time…