3 Tips for the Best Brisket + Recipe

If you love a low, slow cooking method, where you’re not dealing with a meat thermometer and your kitchen is filled with amazing cooking smells for hours, this cut is for you.  Brisket comes from the lower chest of the cow; it’s a tougher cut with a lot of connective […]

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 […]

Filet Crostini with Horseradish Cream, Arugula and Capers

  Get the party started with these festive, super-delicious bites. Perfect medium-rare slices of filet, peppery arugula, briny capers and a creamy, tangy horseradish sauce come together on crunchy toasts for a festival of flavors and textures. The best part: You can make all of the components of this app […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Types of Lunch Meat

When it comes to crafting the perfect sandwich or assembling a charcuterie board, different types of lunch meats take center stage. These versatile and flavorful slices of cured and cooked meats are a staple in many cuisines around the world. In this blog, we’ll take a detailed look at many […]

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Chef Ashley’s Meal Preparedness Formula

You don’t have to meal prep to eat well during the week. I said it, and I mean it! Simply stocking your kitchen with the right mix of ingredients can make weeknight dinners breezy. My formula for meal preparedness—as I like to call it—is fresh + frozen + pantry + […]

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 […]

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 […]