We love Jambon de Bayonne for quick summer meals. It’s a natural for charcuterie and cheese boards and aperitif snacks. This naturally cured ham – similar to prosciutto – is charcuterie with a heavy French accent. Kick back and pop the cork on a bottle of rosé – we’ve got the low down on jambon, and ideas for enjoying it this summer.
How do you andouille? At D’Artagnan, our spicy Cajun-style andouille sausage is made all-naturally with humanely raised heritage-breed pork and simple spices. Smoked over real hardwood, these ready-to-eat spicy links are delicious both on their own and added to your favorite recipes. Read on for some ideas for enjoying andouille.
Compound butter is a classic French preparation that combines an ingredient – truffle, basil, garlic, or mushrooms, for example – with creamy butter. Great for bread, these flavorful butters are also wonderful to have in the fridge to accompany a grilled steak, pork, lamb or veal chop, or tuck into a burger. They are so easy that we hesitate to call these recipes. So here are 7 ways you can make compound butter at home.
There’s nothing like short ribs when you want comfort food. We’ve got several options – Angus bone-in short ribs, boneless short ribs, or buttery Wagyu short ribs, along with recipes for enjoying these beefy ribs. Make a large batch on a Sunday and enjoy a week of meals.
Before you roast that turkey, plan ahead for the bones. Don’t waste this precious part of the turkey – instead, save them to make turkey stock. Not only will you have a base for soup and sauces for months to come, but you will use every bit of that free-range, organic turkey. Read on for the easy steps.
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.
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.
Caviar is always a welcome treat. The word alone brings to mind luxury, special occasions, and celebrations. Long enjoyed in Persia, Russia and beyond, caviar has endured as a delicacy for centuries. Read on to learn more about serving and enjoying caviar at home.
If you’re lucky, you’ll have leftover ham after Easter dinner. Why lucky? Because ham is the perfect ingredient to add to so many dishes – and it’s super easy to cook with. Read on for several delicious ideas that we hope you will try with ham.
Our easy Hollandaise sauce has a secret ingredient. Black truffle butter imparts rich, earthy flavor making this 5-minute sauce worthy of any special occasion. Just for the record, this blender Hollandaise recipe is one of our favorite kitchen hacks. Read on to get the recipe.
The quintessential side, french fries – or frites, if you prefer – are always better when made with duck fat. Something akin to alchemy happens when potatoes and duck fat get together. Golden and crispy with tender, creamy interiors and a hint of delicious duckiness, these will be the new standard against which all fries are measured. Read on for the how-to.
Unwind and enjoy a leisurely homemade lunch on the weekend with our 7 simple ideas.