Beef & Shiitake-Broccoli Stir Fry

A colorful mix of vegetables with thinly sliced, marinated flat iron steak–here’s a meal that’s healthy, full of great flavor and so satisfying. Stir fry is cooked fast over high heat, so make sure you have everything prepped and ready before you turn on the stove. Rice, cauliflower rice or […]

Philly Cheesesteak Skillet

Philly Cheesesteak Skillet

Philadelphia is famous for a few reasons: The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Rocky–and our favorite, the cheesesteak. Thinly sliced beef cooked with onions, topped with cheese and served on a hoagie roll, it’s a classic for good reason. Though a traditional cheesesteak sandwich is perfect as is, we decided to take a […]

4 Tips for the Best Tri-Tip + Recipe

Tri-tip, named for its triangular shape, first became popular in Santa Maria, on California’s Central Coast. If you aren’t from California and this cut is new to you, get ready for a tender, flavorful roast. One reason why we love the tri-tip: It’s a crowd pleaser for those who like […]


3 Tips for Simple NY Strip Steak + Recipe

Strip loin steak–also known as NY Strip–is a very tender cut, one of the reasons why it’s so popular. It comes from the short loin, the back of the cow, which is also where you’ll find popular cuts like tenderloin. In fact, if you’ve ever indulged in a porterhouse steak […]

ribeye steak

3 Tips for Excellent Ribeye + Recipe

Ribeye is a beef lovers’ favorite, thanks to its bold flavor and tender, juicy texture. As the name suggests, ribeye is cut from the rib. With its extensive marbling and rich taste, ribeye is delicious seasoned with just salt and pepper, so the beefy flavor shines through. Though grass-fed and […]


5 Tips for the Best Flat Iron Steak + Recipe

If you’ve got ButcherBox Flat Iron Steaks on the menu tonight, get ready for a tender, luscious cut that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.  Cut from the shoulder, which is a very muscular part of the cow, it’s finely marbled and it tends to be fairly dense. Flat iron […]


3 Tips for Foolproof Filet Mignon + Recipe

Filet–it’s the ultimate, the most prized cut of steak. With its luscious, tender texture, filet is a luxurious pleasure to enjoy. Filet is cut from the small end of the tenderloin, which comes from the back of the cow. Because that’s a less active part of the animal, the muscle […]

Shrimp Mafaldine

This recipe comes to us courtesy of Odette Williams, The Wall Street Journal columnist and cookbook author. It’s inspired by the sizzling garlic shrimp dish from her childhood memories at an Italian restaurant named Trieste. Williams tells us that the wavy ribbons of mafaldine or the curly nooks and crannies […]