Mike Wiley, the James Beard Award-winning chef from Portland, Maine’s Eventide Oyster Co. and Big Tree Hospitality, answers some of the top questions about how to cook cold-cracked lobster. In this video, Mike answers questions like: What are some of the best, most versatile ways to use cold-cracked lobster? What […]
Correctly defrosting and storing your meat is simpler than you may think. We’ll even go through the best way to defrost your frozen proteins if you forget to thaw overnight.
Here is an easy method to cook ButcherBox’s pit-smoked burnt ends. The burnt ends come pre-cooked so you can thaw them overnight and reheat them and have amazing barbecue any night of a busy week. For more on our new product check out this post: “Easy Barbecue At Home: Smoking […]
You can take any cut of meat or seafood to another level if you have a good knowledge of dry rubs, marinades, and brines. In this video, we’ll break down the differences between the three ways to add flavor to your dishes and share simple flavor-boosting tips you’ll be sure […]
In this quick guide, Chef Yankel breaks down the best ways to slice various cuts of beef. Knowing how to properly cut your meat can be the difference between a tough and chewy meal or perfectly tender steaks. For more, check out our post on why it’s important to slice […]
The key to seasoning meat? Salt and pepper. In this video, Chef Yankel explains the different types of these seasonings and how to use them best. As he says, “Good kosher salt changes everything. Find one that you like and stick with it.” Follow along with Yankel as he covers: […]
From razor-sharp chef’s knives to a quality cast iron pan to the right type of meat thermometer, Chef Yankel breaks down the essential tools every home cook should have in their kitchen. Chef Yankel covers: Chef’s knives and sharpening. Dutch ovens and cast iron pans. The right type of cutting […]
In this guide to resting a steak the right way, Chef Yankel explains the what, why, and how of resting after cooking for a juicy and flavorful steak. Most importantly, the resting period lets the juices reabsorb evenly throughout the steak. How long should you let your steak rest? For […]
Chef Yankel gives a crash course in using touch, texture, and color to measure meat temperatures. For more on how to detect the correct level of meat doneness, check out this blog post.
A ribeye roast is the perfect cut of beef to slowly cook for celebratory meals. But if you want to make something that won’t take as long to cook, you can cut the ribeye roast into smaller ribeye steaks. What to do once you have your ribeye steaks? Follow Chef […]
Your ultimate guide to pot roast is here! Learn how long to roast, the perfect cooking temperature, and pro tips for achieving an unbelievable finished dish. You won’t want to skip the browning process—it’s what locks in the comfort food flavor you know and love. Bring some veggies, herbs, red […]
Check out four favorite ways to cook uncured corned beef brisket with Chef Yankel in the ButcherBox kitchen. First, we get to the meat of the St. Patrick’s day meal with a traditional boiled dinner in an Instant Pot: Corned beef, cabbage, carrots, and potatoes. Next, we slice into a […]