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lobster salad with fennel and orange

Fennel-Orange Salad with Lobster Tail

Lobster is often equated with special occasions, but what if you infused a little lobster into your every day? This poached lobster tail salad is quick to make and even quicker to eat, and can make your sad desk lunch a little more elegant in less time than it takes […]

guinness marinated flank steak

Stout-Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is a popular and versatile cut often associated with great fajitas. With its long grains, flank steak can get tough if overcooked. But with some marination and a quick, hot cooking method, you’ll get a stellar steak suited for much more than fajitas. Using a stout, such as […]

pineapple pork bowl

Pineapple-Pork Noodle Bowls

With a Polynesian sensibility and tons of flavor, this tropical-tasting stir-fry comes together quickly in the pan. Serve it over rice or your favorite Asian noodles; this recipe tastes great with soba, udon, or ramen noodles. 

lamb with Greek inspired lemon potatoes

Citrusy Herbed Lamb with Lemony Potatoes

Want to pull out the stops for Mother’s Day without marooning yourself in the kitchen? This gorgeous citrusy herb-rubbed leg of lamb with Greek-inspired lemon potatoes is a breeze to prep but makes a lasting impression. Serve with a salad of tender spring lettuces and a light red wine, and […]

bbq filipino chicken skewers with rice and pickled green papaya

Filipino Chicken Skewers

It’s no secret that Filipinos love grilled food! These chicken BBQ skewers are a perfect dish to serve at your next casual gathering. Sliced chicken thighs are marinated in a blend of soy sauce, banana ketchup (a Filipino pantry staple), and spices. They’re then grilled and basted over hot coals to […]

top sirloin cap coulotte roast

How to Cook Top Sirloin Cap

Top sirloin cap is a lesser-known cut that we’re fond of here at Butcher Box. It comes in a small 1.5-pound roast, and, due to its petite size, it can be treated like a roast and cooked whole, or sliced into steaks and grilled or seared in a cast-iron skillet. […]

scallops spinach beans and bacon in a skillet

Scallops with Spinach, White Beans, and Bacon

Scallops always have a special-occasion feeling, even in the simplest preparations. Pair them with bacon and they start to feel downright luxurious. This dish has that vibe, but it’s also a one-pan situation with a very simple technique at its core.   Searing the scallops on one side, then adding […]

chicken cordon bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken cordon bleu is both a classic dish and a true family favorite! The fancy final presentation may look intimidating, but it’s pretty easy to master with a little bit of practice. One thing we love about this dish is the make-ahead potential—you can roll these ahead of time, bread, […]

glazed salmon and homemade cucumber pickles

Gochujang-Glazed Salmon with Quick Pickled Cucumbers

Here’s a simple and full-flavored dish (mildly spicy, sweet, and savory all at once) for a weeknight dinner that takes under 30 minutes, start to finish.   Put on some rice, and while it’s cooking and resting, you can quick-pickle some cukes, whisk together a glaze, and broil the fish. […]

easy baked scallops

Basic Baked Scallops

One of our favorite ways to cook scallops is to sear them over high heat in a heavy skillet on the stovetop. They get nice and browned and stay tender inside. But if you’re making a meal that requires the stove and you want a good hands-off scallop recipe, this […]

shrimp and bean tostada

Shrimp and Black Bean Tostadas

Tostadas are like an open-faced taco; crunchy, messy, and topped with whatever layers of flavor you like. For this recipe, we toss shrimp with cumin and lime and cook them quickly in a skillet.     Crisp cabbage laced with more lime juice lime, black beans with salsa verde, and […]

butcherbox veggie burger

ButcherBox Veggie Burger

This might not be a recipe you expect from ButcherBox, but we enjoy a good meatless meal once a week as much as anyone. This is a relatively easy-to-prepare veggie burger that has a ton of options to customize. This recipe calls for white beans, baby bella mushrooms, and gluten-free […]