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 [...]

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 [...]
cornbread sausage

Gluten-Free Skillet Cornbread with Breakfast Sausage

The perfect brunch definitely, always involves cornbread. There’s something about this one that is so deliciously hearty, made in old-fashioned cast-iron and featuring farm-fresh breakfast sausage. I highly recommend a few extra squares of butter on top right after pulling it out of the oven, then [...]
potato, bacon, and gruyere casserole

Bacon, Gruyère, and Potato Casserole

This creamy shredded-potato casserole is loaded with plenty of nutty Gruyere cheese and lots of crispy bacon. Bacon, Gruyère, and Potato Casserole 1 pkg ButcherBox bacon5 lbs russet potatoes2 medium onions2½ c Gruyère cheese (grated)3 Tbsp tapioca starch or potato starch5 ea eggs½ c heavy [...]
coffee-rubbed pulled pork

Smoky Coffee Rubbed Pulled Pork

Prep this pork a day ahead to give the deep, smoky-sweet spice rub time to flavor the meat.  A Dutch oven locks in moisture during the low-and-slow cooking process so the meat is fall-apart tender.     Smoky Coffee Rubbed Pulled Pork 1 pkg ButcherBox Pork Butt, bone-in/bnls Dry Rub2 [...]
bourbon bacon spiced pumpkin cocktail

Bourbon and Bacon Pumpkin Spiced Cocktail

Bourbon and bacon give a sweet kick to that most prevalent of fall flavors, pumpkin spice.  This innovative cocktail will remind you of smoky candied bacon in a glass.   Bourbon and Bacon Pumpkin Spice Cocktail Bacon Pumpkin Spice Syrup - yield: 2 cups1 c turbinado sugar1 c water2 tsp pu [...]

Chocolate Covered Bacon

Get your salty/sweet fix with this easy-to-make treat.  Nothing says love like bacon + chocolate!   Chocolate-Covered Bacon 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon2 4 oz pkg bitter sweet chocolatesea salt or cayenne pepper ((optional)) Preheat oven to 425°F.Place bacon strips on baking sheet and bake [...]
baby back ribs

Smoked Baby Back Ribs with CK Pearl BBQ Sauce

Nothing says summer like smoked Baby Back Ribs. Patrick Shea, chef and owner of CK Pearl in Essex, Massachusetts, has been smoking pork since childhood. Here, he shares his version of a classic along with an easy BBQ sauce recipe that compliments the smoky flavors and is sure to stand out at your ne [...]
bacon guacamole

Bacon Guacamole

Just your classic guacamole...but with crispy bacon.  This quick dish is a fun game-day snack or complement to a Mexican feast. Bacon Guacamole 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon5 ea ripe avocados2 ea limes (juiced)3 cloves garlic (minced)2 Tbsp fresh cilantro (finely chopped)1 tsp kosher salt½ tsp fres [...]
BBQ pulled pork in a bowl surrounded by ingredients

Keto BBQ Pulled Pork

Choose the slow-cooker or Instant Pot for this quick and easy 4-ingredient pork that comes together with minimal prep.  Bonus:  delicious, saucy leftover for days. Keto BBQ Pulled Pork 1 pkg ButcherBox Pork Butt, bone-in / bnls2 c Keto BBQ sauce2 small onions (roughly chopped)3 cloves garlic [...]