Find Out How Easy it Can be to Cook with Charcuterie

Charcuterie is the cornerstone of a good life. This French word refers to any meat product that is smoked, cured or cooked. Familiar items like bacon, sausage, ham, and salami would all fit in this category, as would pâté, confit, and terrine. You can eat many types of charcuterie right from the package, or use them as starring ingredients when cooking. These 5 simple recipes with charcuterie are comfort food classics you’ll crave. 

This is Why You Should Invite Charcuterie to Your Summer Parties

Our ready-to-eat charcuterie makes an instant party and is a must-have for summer gatherings, from small to large. Charcuterie is fully cooked, simple to serve and makes a beautiful presentation when paired with fruits, nuts, cheeses of all kinds, chutneys, pickles, olives, honey, and truffle butter. Read on to see how charcuterie can be a delicious part of your summer plans.

5 Ways To Cook With Charcuterie and Make Life Better

Think outside the board with these recipes that feature charcuterie as a main or complementary ingredient. While ready-to-eat charcuterie is great on its own, it’s also an ideal flavor booster, offering rich umami notes to a variety of dishes. Read on for 5 satisfying charcuterie recipes. 

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…

Easy Everyday Cooking: Go Around the World with 5 Charcuterie Recipes

Are you cooking with charcuterie? Most likely you use smoked, cured and cooked meats in recipes without much thought. Consider a simple ham-and-cheese sandwich, pizza with sausage, bacon and eggs, melon wrapped in prosciutto – all examples of charcuterie in our daily lives. Charcuterie is a favorite around the world, and below we share 5…

Hand-Crafted Charcuterie: Wild Boar Lonza

Wild Boar Lonza is hand-crafted and dry-cured with simple ingredients for exceptional quality and flavor. Nothing but wild boar, salt and spices are used in this unique and tasty addition to our line of charcuterie. Lonza is sold as a whole piece and will make a handsome addition to your next charcuterie board. Pair with…

The Charcuterie Board: An Instant Party

Charcuterie (shahr-cute-uh-ree) is a French word for any smoked, dry-cured or cooked meat. This category includes favorites like bacon, ham, pâté and sausages. More esoteric items like terrines, rillettes, galantines and duck confit are also considered charcuterie. Although this is not a uniquely French culinary tradition – every culture has methods for preserving meat –…

5 Favorite Charcuterie Recipes

Are you cooking with charcuterie? You might be doing it and not even thinking about it. Bacon and eggs…pizza with sausage or pepperoni…stuffing with sausage. All are examples of using charcuterie in everyday food. Charcuterie – smoked, cured or cooked meat – is showing up everywhere. At D’Artagnan, we’ve been making charcuterie for more than…

How to Assemble a Cheese and Charcuterie Board

When it’s time to plan a party, we always vote for a charcuterie board. This platter of smoked, cured and cooked meats is perfect for a pre-dinner spread, small bites, and cocktails, or even for a football viewing party. Since we love cheese almost as much as charcuterie, it seemed natural to pair them and…

Charcuterie 101

Whole books have been devoted to the subject. Techniques have been handed down through the generations, and different cultures have distinct charcuterie traditions. So what is this mysterious “charcuterie”? Pronounced shahr-kyut-uh-ree it is a French word that comes from chair “flesh” and cuit “cooked.” It refers to cooked, cured or smoked meats such as bacon,…