Pork

pulled pork on watermelon

Pulled Pork and Grilled Watermelon

This easy recipe combines two summer favorites you didn’t know you needed to eat together.     Using pre-cooked Niman Ranch pulled pork from ButcherBox, you can whip this up as an easy dinner for the kid, as a party appetizer, or whenever you need a little summer sweetness.

herby pork chops and slaw

Herby Pork Chops with Fennel and Radish Slaw

Busy days call for quick dinners, and this pork chop recipe is perfect for a weeknight. With an extra set of hands in the kitchen, both the pork and the accompanying slaw can be prepped in just a few minutes, creating a full-flavored, balanced meal. This herb-coated pork seasons the […]

bacon wrapped pork tenderloin with honey

Honey Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Any recipe that includes a “bacon blanket” sounds like a winner to us. This juicy, slow-roasted pork tenderloin is easy to make and bound to please. We recommend pairing it with our creamy cauliflower and parsnip puree for a delicious weeknight dinner.

oven cooked bacon on a slate counter

Perfect Bacon in the Oven

In our minds, ButcherBox bacon is the best. But it gets even better! Follow these six steps to achieve the perfect piece of bacon. Hint: Don’t skip step one.

roasted pork loin

Roasted Pork Loin

A pork loin roast can be cooked in a low, medium, or high-heat oven until it hits 145°F. As in all oven-roasted meat recipes, the pork benefits from being seasoned ahead of time. In addition to a generous rub of salt on the roast, the optional seasonings are limitless—try a […]

potatoes with peas and bacon recipe

New Potatoes, Bacon, and Peas

My grandpa John was a quiet, old-fashioned man from Maine who did all the cooking for his children and later for his grandkids. He scoffed at chicken and didn’t have much use for pork, but he never met a cut of beef he didn’t love. After long winters filled with […]

roasted pork butt recipe

Slow-Roasted Pork Butt

Pork butt (from the shoulder, not the rear-end) is one of our favorite large cuts of meat to roast because it’s delicious, versatile, and one of the all-time crowd-pleasing MVPs. Because pork butt is marbled with both fat and connective tissue, it needs a long, slow roast in order to […]

Italian Sausage and Roasted Tomato Pasta

You might’ve seen the mouthwatering feta and tomato pasta that blew up on TikTok. Our take on this viral dish features delicious ground Italian sausage, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, and more. Plus, it’s ready to eat in just 35 minutes! (TikTok Viral Pasta – ButcherBox Version)

bacon shortbread cookies

Bacon Shortbread Cookies

If you are a fan of the magical pairing of sweet and salty, then these bacon shortbreads are for you! The dough is made with rendered bacon fat to bolster the flavor and chopped bacon bits make for fabulous crispy pops of salt and smoke that make these cookies addictive […]

bacon and swiss quiche

Quiche – The Ultimate Brunch Food, A History

Quiche is the ideal brunch food. Yes, better than French toast, cinnamon rolls, and even any combination of fried eggs and cheeseburgers. It is a delicious, easy-to-make brunch dish that is a veritable opera of European appropriation. Quiche has a pretty extensive history, with recorded dishes going back to the […]

griot and pikliz

A Dish With Joy in Every Bite: Griot and Pikliz

Vegans and vegetarians: Avert your eyes. Carnivores, picture the scene: A delicious spread with copious amounts of well-seasoned fried pork shoulder and fermented spicy cabbage. The unctuously seasoned fried pork served with pickled cabbage and carrots made with spicy Scotch bonnet peppers are known as griot and pikliz. They’re often […]

baked stuffed pork chops

Baked Stuffed Pork Chops

These baked stuffed pork chops bring an incredible combination of apple, sage, onion, and savory pork to your dinner table. Served with your favorite veggie, this easy recipe is sure to be a household favorite.