Pork

Fennel and Tomato Italian Pork Butt

This slow cooker meal with tomatoes and balsamic vinegar is full of Italian seasoning, tender pork, and lots of flavor. Fennel & Tomato Italian Pork Shoulder 1 pkg ButcherBox Pork Butt, bone-in / bnls2 Tbsp Italian seasoning½ tsp red pepper flakes2 tsp kosher salt1 tsp black pepper1 mediu [...]

Brown Sugar Rubbed Ribs with Mustard BBQ

Salty, sweet, and tangy—all the things good ribs should be. St. Louis ribs not only have amazing flavor, but the rich texture allows you to play with sharp accents like mustard in your barbecue sauce. Serve alongside some slaw or buttered corn for a perfect barbecue experience. Brown Sugar Rubbe [...]

Tapenade and Feta Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

This pork tenderloin may seem fancy, but it's actually quick to prep and great for company, since the cook time is all hands-off in the oven while you hang out with guests or finish up the sides.  It has a briny, cheesy stuffing and a crisp breadcrumb topping. Tapenade and Feta Stuffed Pork Tende [...]

ButcherBox Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Sweet, tender apples, crusty bread, and meaty chunks of sausage stud this hearty stuffing.  It makes a great side for a turkey or any roast. ButcherBox Sausage and Apple Stuffing 1 pkg ButcherBox Italian Sausage or Breakfast sausage1 ½ c white mushrooms (quartered)1 onion (medium dice)1 fenn [...]

Parmesan Pork Chops with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

This recipe adds a new spin to the traditional chicken parmesan by instead placing a lean, boneless pork chop at the center of the dish, and focusing your taste buds on the tangy cherry tomato vinaigrette. For a paleo-friendly option, sear a seasoned, unbreaded pork chop and brush chop with vinaigre [...]

Appearances are Everything

Pear, rosemary, and bacon are the flavor nuances in this gin cocktail.  Serve it icy cold with a sweet-spiced rim. Appearances are Everything Rosemary Bacon Simple Syrup - yield: 2 cups4 slices ButcherBox Bacon (cooked until crispy, crumbled)2 slices pear1 tsp whole blackpeppercorns1 sprig fr [...]

Rosemary Brined Pork Chops with Cider Mustard vinaigrette

Prep this easy brine in the morning, and enjoy a quick-cooking, delicious pork chop dinner.  The chops cook in 20 minutes and are fragrant with rosemary and shallots.  A blue cheese and arugula salad rounds out the meal. Rosemary Brined Pork Chops with Cider Mustard Vinaigrette 4 ea ButcherB [...]

White Bean and Bacon Salad for Meal Prep

Dress up canned beans with an easy orange and oregano vinaigrette, to make this simple meal prep salad.  Plus, its good cold or at room temperature.  And of course:  BACON. White Bean and Bacon Salad for Meal Prep 6 slices ButcherBox Bacon2 15.5 oz can cannellini beans (rinsed and dried)1 e [...]

Chipotle Orange Pork Loin with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans

Slow-cooker pork loin makes a great dinner or easy meal prep for the week.  The veggies cook in the chipotle-orange-tomato sauce and soak in tons of flavor. Chipotle Orange Pork Loin with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans 1 pkg ButcherBox Center Cut Pork Loin Roast1 Tbsp olive oil½ c orange jui [...]
ginger cocktail

Gingerly Johnnie

  Bacon and ginger make a sweet and smoky simple syrup for a charred-apple whiskey cocktail.  A sweet candied apple slice is the cherry...er, apple on top.   Gingerly Johnnie Bacon Ginger Simple Syrup - yield: 2 cups3 slices ButcherBox Bacon (cooked until crispy, crumbled)2 Tbsp fre [...]
bacon-tequila

Tequila Bacon and Chill

Cucumber, lime, jalapeño, tequila, and of course, bacon, make this unique cocktail cool with a smoky burn. Tequila Bacon and Chill Basil Bacon Jalapeño Simple Syrup4 slices ButcherBox Bacon (cooked until crispy, crumbled)½ ea jalapeño pepper (sliced and seeds removed)½ c agave syrup½ c w [...]
cauliflower bacon soup

Cauliflower Bacon Soup

When you need a comforting bowl of soup on a cold day, try this one that features creamy-smooth cauliflower and potatoes with smoky bacon. Cauliflower Bacon Soup 6 slices ButcherBox Bacon (medium dice)1 small onion (small dice)2 ea russet potato (peeled, medium dice)1 head cauliflower (cut int [...]