Spicy Cod Puttanesca Pasta

This spin on the Naples, Italy pasta puttanesca starts off with a traditional garlicky tomato sauce that simmers to the tune of salty anchovies, briny capers and flavorful olives with a bit of heat from crushed red chili flakes. To take advantage of summer’s fresh tomatoes, this version kicks the […]

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5 Tips For Cooking Sockeye Salmon + Easy Recipe

When preparing ButcherBox’s wild-caught sockeye salmon, it’s important to remember that it is leaner than Atlantic salmon or another farm-raised salmon you may be more accustomed to, though it is still rich in healthy omega-3 fats. Sockeye salmon has a bold, pronounced flavor, but because it has more compact flesh […]

Lobster & Leeks in Vinaigrette

Max Mackinnon is a New York City-based chef and sommelier. He’s recently been holding pop-ups for his latest venture Libertine, a new all day French bistro in Manhattan’s West Village neighborhood that’s set to open in summer 2023. Mackinnon’s recipe for lobster and leeks in vinaigrette is based on the […]

Chicken Bool Dak Goo Ee

This recipe comes from Ji Hye Kim, who was recently named a James Beard Semifinalist for Best Chef: Great Lakes 2023 and who owns Miss Kim in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This description might get you thinking this recipe is going to be very cheffy, but it is actually really simple […]

Shrimp and Corn Fritters

Crispy, rich and super satisfying, these shrimp fritters combine the sweetness of shrimp and corn with the tanginess of pickles and the spicy creaminess of Old Bay-spiked mayo. If you’ve never had Old Bay, it’s a zesty seasoning often used with seafood and contains paprika, celery salt, black pepper, cayenne […]

No-Grill Guajillo Pork Ribs

Sometimes you don’t have to grill to feel like you’ve just cooked outside for hours. That’s the case with these no-grill ribs partly because of the Guajillo marinade that has concentrated summery ingredients like tomato paste and dried and smoky peppers. It’s also because of the light char and caramelization […]

Dry-Aged Strip Steak Salad

Dry aging tends to do wonders to beef like with ButcherBox’s strip steak. The open air, yet temperature and humidity-controlled, environment helps the meat become more concentrated in rich umami flavor and tender. A sweet and buttery corn-based salad might just be the perfect pairing for such rich flavors, as […]

Chicken and Eggplant Skewers

Charred, juicy and smoky, ButcherBox’s Grilled Chicken Thighs and hearty eggplant are almost al you need for this quick and easy weeknight meal. But throw in a bunch of skewers and the southern Italian sauce called salmoriglio, and dinner is just around the corner. If you’ve never made or heard […]

Seared Ranch Steak and Green Beans

This is kind of like a salad but just a really tasty way to enjoy this ranch steak (aka beef shoulder steak) and summer’s bean bounty at the same time. Sweet green beans, creamy white beans, arugula and Parmesan are all tossed in a lemon-mustard vinaigrette with a little cream […]

Open-Faced BLTs

A bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich is as synonymous with summer as a sandwich could probably ever be. Why? Well, tomatoes, duh. The best tomatoes are not available year-round. It’s in the height of summer, usually July, when they’ve soaked up so much sun that they’ve become perfectly sweet, a […]