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scallop puttanesca

Scallop Pasta Puttanesca

Known for its briny, compulsively edible flavor, caper and olive spiked puttanesca calls out for a seafood topper. And seared scallops are it! Cut into bite-sized pieces, these crisp yet smooth pieces of seafood cut some of the spice in this chili-laced sauce, and they’re just right as a complement […]

aapi lion's head meatball recipe

Celebrating the Food of Asia and the Pacific Islands

We love celebrating food cultures from around the world here at ButcherBox. There might not be another area of the world that has influenced our current culinary experiences and moment more than Asia and the Pacific Islands. From the development of agriculture, livestock management, and other vital innovations in human […]

smoking meat

9 Best Cuts of Beef for Smoking

Do you often smoke meats, or have you wanted to try smoking one of your favorite cuts of beef? There are few things as delicious as what happens when you pair beef, smoke, wood, and fire. Today, we’ve broken down the nine best cuts of beef for smoking. Beef, after […]

guinness marinated flank steak

Stout-Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is a popular and versatile cut often associated with great fajitas. With its long grains, flank steak can get tough if overcooked. But with some marination and a quick, hot cooking method, you’ll get a stellar steak suited for much more than fajitas. Using a stout, such as […]

pineapple pork bowl

Pineapple-Pork Noodle Bowls

With a Polynesian sensibility and tons of flavor, this tropical-tasting stir-fry comes together quickly in the pan. Serve it over rice or your favorite Asian noodles; this recipe tastes great with soba, udon, or ramen noodles. 

lamb with Greek inspired lemon potatoes

Citrusy Herbed Lamb with Lemony Potatoes

Want to pull out the stops for Mother’s Day without marooning yourself in the kitchen? This gorgeous citrusy herb-rubbed leg of lamb with Greek-inspired lemon potatoes is a breeze to prep but makes a lasting impression. Serve with a salad of tender spring lettuces and a light red wine, and […]

bbq filipino chicken skewers with rice and pickled green papaya

Filipino Chicken Skewers

It’s no secret that Filipinos love grilled food! These chicken BBQ skewers are a perfect dish to serve at your next casual gathering. Sliced chicken thighs are marinated in a blend of soy sauce, banana ketchup (a Filipino pantry staple), and spices. They’re then grilled and basted over hot coals to […]

top sirloin cap coulotte roast

How to Cook Top Sirloin Cap

Top sirloin cap is a lesser-known cut that we’re fond of here at Butcher Box. It comes in a small 1.5-pound roast, and, due to its petite size, it can be treated like a roast and cooked whole, or sliced into steaks and grilled or seared in a cast-iron skillet. […]