It’s Roast Leg of Lamb Day!

We don’t know why this food holiday is on May 7th, but any day that celebrates roasting a leg of lamb is a good one. To us, bone-in leg of lamb is proof that meat really does taste best when roasted on the bone. It’s a classic preparation, and easy to do. Just rub with fresh…

Top 5 Easter Side Dishes

At Easter you may serve tender spring vegetables like peas and asparagus. But there is a long-standing tradition of breaking the Lenten fast with rich, creamy dishes and generous amounts of meat, assuming that you have deprived yourself for 40 days. Since we love a hearty side dish, we collected some of our favorites that…

Braising Essentials

Braising is comfort cooking at its finest, and it’s surprisingly easy. And while you may be inclined to keep the dishes all to yourself, braising is a great option for entertaining. With most of the hands-on work completed before the dish even goes into the oven there is ample time to spend with guests, and…

All About Lamb

Lamb is one of the most popular meats in England, Australia, Greece, the Middle East… pretty much everywhere but the United States, where our paltry annual average of one pound of meat per person pales in comparison to the almost 40 pounds consumed by each person in these countries. Our pals in New Zealand get special…

Back of the House/Episode 9: Lamb with Ariane Duarte

Check out the latest episode of Back of the House with Ariane – Lamb, bam, thank you ma’am! In this quick video, Ariane is cooking our grass-fed lamb and lamb merguez sausage with Chef Ariane Duarte of CulinAriane in Montclair, NJ. Rack of Lamb with Warm Green Bean Potato Salad Duckfat Potato Cake with Merguez…

A Day of Meat: Backstage at a Photo Shoot

What do you do when you’ve got a whole lot of meat to photograph? Well, here at D’Artagnan we turn to Ted Axelrod, a local photographer with an appreciation for good food and a meaty sense of humor. Ted’s studio is in his home, which is crammed with all kinds of cool props, from cutting…