Whether you’re cooking a Ribeye, New York Strip, or Flat Iron, how you slice your steak is make or break. Here is your quick guide to getting that perfect slice. Check out the best ButcherBox member deals to put your slicing skills to the test.
Here are the 5 essential tools every kitchen must have. A sharp chef’s knife A seasoned cast iron pan A wooden spatula (and tongs!) Cutting boards A digital meat thermometer If these tools are at your fingertips, you can tackle any meal in the kitchen. Ready to put your tools […]
Packed with a rich mix of beef and bacon, these plump buns work well as snacks or appetizers. If you find yourself with extras, freeze them for future use, they reheat well for a quick meal.
Green olives and shrimp pair so well together. The pink seafood and briny green fruit have beautiful color contrast, and the acidity in green olives brings out the shrimp’s gentle flavors. Furthermore, the textures of the two ingredients are more alike than they seem, especially when quickly sauteed. This recipe […]
Here is a cooking hack you can learn in just one minute: Cooking ground beef from frozen. This technique is perfect for making tacos, nachos, or, as this video highlights, a quick meat sauce for topping your favorite pasta. For the meat sauce, all you need is ButcherBox ground beef, […]
Planning and preparing easy BBQ ideas for a crowd is a fun challenge. It’s exciting to think about all the details involved in hosting a large crowd—what recipes go together, what side dishes compliment which proteins, how much food to cook, and even how far ahead of time to prep […]
According to some, we humans may have an innate need to smoke meat. Whether it is the engaging of our senses—the smell of cooking pork and burning wood, the taste of well-seasoned smoked turkey breast, the feel of sticky rib sauce covering our hands and face—or the stirring of memories […]
Who doesn’t love a chicken cutlet? It turns an ordinary piece of chicken into something rich, crunchy, and juicy. Chicken breasts are versatile enough on their own, but once you dredge them in breadcrumbs and pan fry them, well—it’s kind of like the transformation from Bruce Banner to the Incredible […]
There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing the best meats to throw on the grill or barbecue—and by barbecue, we mean both the pitmaster’s definition of cooking with wood and smoke and the interchangeable synonym for grilling and cooking outdoors. Depending on the type of meat, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
All that sunlight streaming through the kitchen windows in spring can be a gentle reminder that it’s time to get rid of the grime built up over the year. We’ve tackled kitchen refreshes before here at Just Cook, but let’s walk through how to get your kitchen’s sparkle back this […]