Pork

cocoa spiced pork loin with sour cherry sauce

Cocoa-Spiced Pork Loin with Morello Cherry Sauce

This tenderly delicious pork dish would be a great centerpiece at your next gathering. It’s rubbed with cocoa and spices to create a mild bitterness that’s perfectly complemented by the tangy Morello cherry sauce. If you can’t find Morello cherry preserves, experiment with any type of preserves that you like […]

meatballs and cabbage soup

Cabbage and Pork Meatball Soup

A simplified version of a classic Chinese recipe from the Jiangsu Province, this perfect-for-winter soup features ultra-tender pork meatballs alongside delicate Napa cabbage leaves in a light broth. Only requiring one bowl, one skillet, and one pot, it’s quick to assemble and quick to clean up.

mini hot dogs

Mini Hot Dog Appetizers – New Spins and Classic Recipes

Mini hot dogs, also known as “little smokies” or “lil’ smokies,” have been an appetizer staple for as long as I can remember. You can’t help but eat several of them however they’re prepared and plated. There are some tried and true recipes for mini hot dogs. But, you can […]

ribs with a cider glaze and ancho chili rub

Cider-Glazed Ancho Chili-Rubbed Ribs

Just because you’ve put the grill away for the season doesn’t mean ribs are off the menu. Cover them with a spicy, smoky spice rub, let them cook low and slow in the oven until the meat is falling off the bones, and you’re in business. These ribs celebrate autumn […]

bacon chocolate cupcakes

Bacon-Chocolate Mini Cupcakes

Bacon and chocolate? Yes please! Tender stout-chocolate cake, crispy bacon bits, and a no-waste chocolate frosting made with leftover bacon grease come together to create a salty-sweet chocolate bomb for dessert lovers of all ages.

spicy dan dan noodles

Spicy Dan Dan Noodles

Satisfy your spice cravings by slurping up these mouthwatering and nutty noodles for a quick meal. Dan dan noodles, which originated in Sichuan, China, are named after the traditional poles that street vendors use to hold up bowls of noodles and sauce on their backs. This recipe can be made […]

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 […]