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Friends & Family SALE!

Just for you! Use the promo code FRIENDS13 at checkout and receive 15% off everything at dartagnan.com. Only through midnight on October 3. 2013.

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Sale: All Things Duck

We love autumn and we love duck. In honor of both (they make a great combination) we’re having a 15% off sale on all things ducky at http://www.dartagnan.com. Get inspired and start cooking! HPC_DuckSale

Sale on Fall Favorites!

Time to get back in the kitchen and cook. It’s the start of comfort food season! Take 15% off this week on our favorites for the fall and get to roasting, braising and slow cooking.

Valid until Sunday, September 22nd at midnight EST.

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Sale on all Charcuterie!

You’re hungry and we’ve got the cure. All charcuterie is 15% off from September 4 through September 8 at dartagnan.com.

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End of Summer Sale!

Sorry to see summer ending, but we’re celebrating with a Labor Day sale. Take 20% off cuts for the grill through Thurs. Aug. 29, 2013.

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FLASH SALE! For 12 Hours Only

Just for you: 12 hours of great deals on selected items. Click through and start shopping this big sale to get first pick!  The sale ends tonight (8/7/13) at 9 PM EST, so get going!
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Wagyu Beef is 25% off!

Go wild for Wagyu beef! It’s the peak of grilling season, time to show off your skills. We’ll help with 25% off our entire selection of Kobe-Style Wagyu beef. The rest is up to you.

Sale ends July 31, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST.  

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Try our Ultimate Burger: a Wagyu patty topped with foie gras & a dollop of truffle butter.

Liberté, Egalité, Charcuterie!

Celebrate like the French do: with good food and company, a street party, and a tall drink (bien sur!). Enjoy 20% off today through July 14, 2013.

Click below to link directly to our favorite foods for the fête.

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Presidential Palates

Happy President’s Day! We’ve done extensive internet research on presidential preferences in food. As a result, we now have a game plan in case any of our presidents come over for dinner.

George Washington (1789-1797) liked a savory steak and kidney pie, a common dish in his day, so we would bake him up some Venison Pie. Since he had his own whiskey distillery, we’d pour a few fingers of quality American whiskey.  It’s classic tavern food for the father of our country.

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Whole books have been written about Thomas Jefferson’s (1801-1809) love of food and his contributions to gastronomy. He introduced macaroni and ice cream to the United States, began experiments with viticulture, and wanted to make the country completely self-sustainable on the food front. We would honor him with a plate of Black Truffle Mac ‘n’ Cheese.

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Pancakes were favored by Andrew Jackson (1829-1837), Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929), Thomas Jefferson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933-1945). Now, they might have meant fluffy breakfast pancakes, but we’d serve savory crepes with a béchamel sauce and sautéed wild mushrooms.

Since Washington, Herbert Hoover (1929-1933) and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933-1945) all liked sweet potatoes, they would surely appreciate this Pork Stew with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes.

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James Buchanan (1857-1861) and FDR relished cabbage, so to please them, along with Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909), who had a taste for game meat, we would serve Pheasant Braised under Cabbage. Three presidents, one dish.

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Our 16th president Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) liked simple foods: fresh fruit, crackers and cheese, which we would arrange along with a few choice pieces of charcuterie like saucisson sec and jambon de Bayonne.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) also kept it simple, preferring vegetable soup and steak. We’re sure he’d chow down on this Rib Eye Steak with Greens and Root Vegetable Mash and enjoy it.

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For Texan Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969), steak reigned supreme. But he loved every type of cooking; the White House kitchen said that “he will eat anything that doesn’t bite him first.” He adored French haute cuisine, Southern cooking, German specialties, but most of all, he loved Mexican food (also the favored cuisine of George W. Bush). LBJ took entertaining from the white tablecloth to the backyard when he threw barbeques for foreign heads of state. He sounds like our kind of eater! We could make him happy with any number of dishes, from Terrine of Foie Gras to Sweet and Sticky Baby Back Ribs or Duck Confit Tamales.

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John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) really went for soups. His favorite was New England Fish Chowder, which was frequently served in the White House. He was perfectly happy with soup, a sandwich and some fruit for lunch. Though simpler in his tastes than Mrs. Kennedy, who planned elaborate French menus for state occasions, he did enjoy Poulet a l’Estragon, that is, Chicken and Tarragon.

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Barack Obama loves a good hamburger, and we think our Big Bleu Burger is perfect for him. We’d like to serve that with some of his beer brewed at the White House. Come to think of it, Bill Clinton (1993-2001) famously loved a burger when he was in office. So burgers all around!

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Many of the founding fathers loved ice cream (quite a novelty with no refrigeration); Thomas Jefferson is responsible for the first ice cream recipe in the States. He probably kept cool on hot days in Virginia with his favorite flavor: vanilla.

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George Washington, James Madison (1809-1817), and in the modern era, LBJ and Barack Obama have all confessed to a fondness for the cold stuff. But who doesn’t like ice cream? So we know what’s for dessert: Black Truffle Ice Creamimg (2)

Theodore Roosevelt loved drinking tea, so we’d be sure to include a steaming pot of black tea. And of course, a bowl of jelly beans in honor of Ronald Reagan (1981-1989).

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12/12/12 Sale! Get shopping people!

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