British Beef Flat Iron steak on cutting board and straw, onion Flat iron steak – A relatively new restaurant favorite that’s delicious and tender

Flat iron steak is another cut of beef that not only has an interesting history — similar to the Denver steak — but is also somewhat challenging to find. Unlike the Denver steak — which is quite rare at both butcher shops and steakhouses — flat iron steak is a quite popular on the menus of restaurants in … Continue reading Flat iron steak – A relatively new restaurant favorite that’s delicious and tender

Desert Seeking a solution to food deserts and poor nutrition

While living in a secluded section of Vermont for a few years in college, I spent a frequent amount of time in two areas in the state, the Green Mountains and the Valley of Vermont, that are at least a 30 minutes journey — or much more depending on road conditions and weather — to … Continue reading Seeking a solution to food deserts and poor nutrition

porkbutt What is pork butt? Well, it’s the greatest, and it’s not what you may think

Pork butt is a product that we take very seriously here at ButcherBox despite its rather silly sounding name. If you are a subscriber, you might have found the cut in your box this month. We take a bit of regional pride in the cut, which is also widely known — at least in the U.S. — as … Continue reading What is pork butt? Well, it’s the greatest, and it’s not what you may think