Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash Does grass-fed beef make you feel better?

There are numerous benefits to eating grass-fed meat that we have discovered or learned about over the years. Beef from cattle raised and finished on grass — and some types of forage — is better for you mainly because the animal’s diet is healthier, as opposed to cattle which eat mostly corn and grain-based feed.  Additionally, cows that are … Continue reading Does grass-fed beef make you feel better?

TriTip East Coast, West Coast beef about…steak tips?

On a family trip to Lake Tahoe in California many moons ago, I was given the responsibility of picking up the meat for an impending afternoon barbecue. At the butcher counter of a local supermarket, I ran up against some unexpected difficulty as I tried to accomplish my task.  Searching the pre-wrapped cuts of steak … Continue reading East Coast, West Coast beef about…steak tips?

Denver steak The Denver steak: An American innovation

While discoveries in centuries-old industries are exceedingly rare, they do still occur from time to time. Witness the Denver steak, a uniquely American, and rather “new” cut of meat that, if you are lucky, you can find on the menu at some of the best purveyors of meat across the country. (The Denver steak is also a … Continue reading The Denver steak: An American innovation

flankSteak1 Don’t ruin your steak by cutting it wrong

Obviously, we love a great steak as much as anyone. And there is nothing we dislike more than when a simple mistake ruins a fantastic, tender steak. So as a bit of public service, we want to make sure that you are aware of one of the most common errors that can transform a melt-in-your-mouth … Continue reading Don’t ruin your steak by cutting it wrong

Cattle in Australia. How our search for the world’s best meat brought us to Australia

At ButcherBox, we are committed to delivering the healthiest, highest standard, direct-to-consumer ecosystem of meat procurement and delivery worldwide. We are also compelled by our passion to always innovate, and, if need be to rewrite the rules, to achieve the mission of being the most ethical, sustainable, and beloved purveyor of meat. Part of that … Continue reading How our search for the world’s best meat brought us to Australia

lukas-budimaier-43828 How the grass-fed beef market has led to consumer-fed confusion

ButcherBox does not only want to be the purveyor of the best grass-fed meat, but we also want to share what we’ve learned about the meat industry, and grass-fed meat in particular, since launching this endeavor a couple of years ago. One of the first things we discovered about grass-fed meats is how little customers … Continue reading How the grass-fed beef market has led to consumer-fed confusion