Each year, 46 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day. At ButcherBox, we begin selling turkeys at the end of September which means our team begins thinking about turkey and Thanksgiving nearly seven months in advance of the holiday. This year, Thanksgiving table sizes are expected to grow across the […]
A Step-by-Step Guide for How to Cook a Frozen Turkey
As the holidays are approaching, it’s an excellent time to brush up on all the different ways you can cook a turkey. Especially knowing how to cook a frozen turkey can come in handy. Yes, You Can Cook a Frozen Turkey! The answer to one of the most common questions […]
A simple twist on a Thanksgiving tradition!
How To Thaw a Frozen Turkey: 3 Different Methods!
It’s a good idea to know a few different methods for how to thaw a frozen turkey. Since most turkeys come frozen, you’ll be facing the thawing process soon enough. The good news is there are several different ways to go about it. We’ll walk you through them! Whether you’re […]
The More the Merrier: New Report Reveals that Americans’ Thanksgiving Tables Will Expand This Year
After spending more time cooking at home, 70% of Americans report feelings of confidence or excitement heading into their hosting duties this Thanksgiving Sharing a Thanksgiving meal over Zoom with friends and family is becoming a practice of the past, it seems. After two years of having holiday celebrations upended […]
How To Spatchcock a Turkey (or Any Poultry) – A Step-by-Step Guide
One of the things we’ve learned over the years is that there is not just one way to cook something amazing. That is more true when it comes to longstanding food traditions, such as roasting a turkey. To change things up for Thanksgiving, try to spatchcock and then grill your […]
Turkey Breast Brine with Cranberry Seltzer
Add a little bit of some bitter cranberry sweetness to your turkey brine this year. This is perfect for prepping the night before cooking a turkey breast but is also great for your Thanksgiving turkey. This is the perfect way to add flavor to a turkey or turkey breast. Do […]
Simple Turkey Stuffing
A staple of Thanksgiving sides, this simple stuffing is ready in under an hour. You’ll need herbs, vegetables, croutons and an appetite for big flavor.
How to Pull Off Friendsgiving in 2021
I have always considered Friendsgiving as the highlight of the holiday season. For starters, what better way to kick off the usually hectic, over-scheduled, and joyful few months that make up the holidays than with good friends and good food? For the past six years, I’ve hosted Friendsgiving in Boston—usually […]
The Ultimate Guide to Turkey Gravy
What’s a Thanksgiving turkey without a little turkey gravy? Okay, a lot of turkey gravy. We’re here to break down the history of this Thanksgiving mainstay, along with the different methods for preparing it, its many uses, and our favorite simple, homemade recipe. Read on for the ultimate guide to […]
5 Ways to Prepare Your Thanksgiving Turkey
An oven-roasted Thanksgiving turkey is a hallmark of the November holiday. Who doesn’t have a mental image of a loved one pulling a heavenly-smelling turkey out of the oven? With so many side dishes to cook up —baked mac n’ cheese, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, and more — […]