ButcherBox Kitchen Team

Spicy Shrimp with Tomato and Pearl Couscous

Inspired by the Southern Italian spicy tomato and egg dish called “eggs in purgatory,” this dish pivots to lean shrimp and features big pearl couscous for a truly satisfying texture. Each bite is a delicious mix of rich and slightly spicy tomato sauce, sweet shrimp and tender couscous. The recipe […]

Orange and Fennel-Rubbed Lamb Leg

One of the best and least stressful ways to cook for a group is to roast a large-format piece of meat, like this lamb leg. You rub it with a mixture of orange zest, sumac, chili flakes and fennel seeds, then toss it in the oven. While it roasts, you’re […]

Spiced Brown Sugar Spiral Ham

Crusted with flavorful seasonings like fennel, mustard and molasses-y brown sugar, this ham recipe is deliciously simple and might be just the large-format roast you need for that spring soiree. Simply rub the ham with the spice mixture, then roast, basting with a luscious butter broth. You’ll cook potatoes and […]

Seared Flat Iron Steak with Asparagus Gratin

It’s hard not to love the pairing of a beautifully seared, caramelized steak with a rich and creamy gratin. This gratin features spring vegetables like young onions and asparagus in a cream sauce richly seasoned with garlic, thyme and anchovy. (Don’t be scared off by the anchovy–it’s a small amount […]

Ground Beef and Rice Meatballs in Lemony Broth

This delightfully light soup with meatballs made with ButcherBox’s beef is so nourishing, perfect for a chilly day. Inspired by the Greek soup youvarlakia avgolemono, the broth is speckled with dill and brightened with fresh lemon juice. Though the Greek version is fairly thick thanks to egg, ours uses a […]

Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin and Potatoes with Citrus-Pistachio Sauce

ButcherBox’s pork tenderloin cooks perfectly in an air fryer, where the evenly dispersed heat keeps the lean, sweet meat from overcooking. Paired with crispy golden fried potatoes, all it needs is a sauce. We’ve got you covered: This recipe features a nutty, herbaceous and very citrusy sauce to tie it […]

Instant Pot Turmeric Butter Chicken

Tender, juicy chicken rubbed with turmeric, shallots and garlic, a bright honeyed broth, crisp-tender green beans and the crunch of toasted almonds—this recipe is pure comfort on a brisk spring day. It all comes together relatively quickly, too, thanks to the high-pressure steam in the Instant Pot. Bonus: This recipe […]

Thanksgiving table with turkey and side dishes.

ButcherBox’s 2023 Guide to Thanksgiving

The biggest cooking day of the year: It’s almost here. Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving Day, a Friendsgiving, or both, you’re probably looking for ways to ensure it goes smoothly and according to plan. Our secret for that success is planning ahead. In fact, based on our data, last year more […]

Red Chile Piñon Crusted Lamb Chops

Food historian, author, organic farmer and chef Lois Ellen Frank shares her recipe for red chile marinated lamb racks crusted in a buttery pine nut crust and served with sautéed mustard greens. Not only is this recipe delicious, it’s also associated with historical southwest cuisine. Frank is based in New […]

Smoked Sockeye Salmon Tart with Creme Fraiche and Cucumber

Get ready to be the life of any spring party: Just show up with this beautiful tart, featuring the trio of rich puff pastry, tangy creme fraiche and buttery cold-smoked salmon. Those luxurious elements are paired with fresh cucumber, herbs and pickled shallot for perfect balance in every bite. Some […]

Sautéed Pork Shoulder with Honey, Sesame and Fennel

We often think of pork shoulder for long, slow braises, but it actually can thrive in a quick high-heat setting, too. Here we take bite-size cubes of ButcherBox pork shoulder, sauté them with chopped sweet fennel and carrots, then simmer it all in a punchy, peppery lemon-honey pan sauce. You’ll […]