Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash Music: The key ingredient in our kitchens

Anyone who considers themselves a cook — whether that be a master chef or a harried mom making dinner for a family of six — has more than a few kitchen idiosyncrasies. It may be a favorite knife, a certain cutting board that has been passed down through generations of family cooks, or a habit … Continue reading Music: The key ingredient in our kitchens

The view from our outdoor kitchen. How ButcherBox — and our fantastic chef — pulled of a fall farm dinner in New England

Early last month, on a surprisingly mild October evening outside of Boston, ButcherBox held a farm dinner for some of its most loyal Boston-area customers. The food and conversation were both fantastic that night, as was everything that went on behind the scenes. One secret we have not yet shared from that night was how … Continue reading How ButcherBox — and our fantastic chef — pulled of a fall farm dinner in New England

Photo by Antonio Barroro on Unsplash Sweet meats: Bacon candy?

Like most everyone who enjoys a little treat now and then, we here at ButcherBox have a bit of a sweet tooth. It might be a bit odd to hand out candied bacon — or, pig candy as it’s known in different parts of the country — to the kiddos who come to your door … Continue reading Sweet meats: Bacon candy?

FarmDinner3 Authentic customer experiences: An autumn farm dinner with ButcherBox

On Thursday evening, ButcherBox invited a few of our most loyal and long-standing Boston-area customers to a small farm in Lincoln, Massachusetts, for a special multi-course dinner designed by our in-house chef, Yankel Polak. With a perfect early-fall sunset as a backdrop, all in attendance were treated to an incredible culinary experience as we paired some … Continue reading Authentic customer experiences: An autumn farm dinner with ButcherBox

Photo by James Harris on Unsplash Quiche: The ultimate brunch food with a unique history

This month, we are sending out a bacon and Swiss quiche recipe with our ButcherBoxes. (You can only get it if you are a subscriber.) Not only is the recipe delicious, but the dish itself is a veritable opera of European appropriation. I mean, the word ‘quiche’ carries with it the assumption that it is a … Continue reading Quiche: The ultimate brunch food with a unique history

Photo by Alex Munsell on Unsplash The secrets of marinating mouthwatering meat

Quality chicken, pork, and beef can often be thrown directly on the grill without any seasoning — or with just a pinch of salt and pepper — and taste amazing. Many steaks — especially skirt, flank, and similar cuts — as well as pork and chicken, can be immensely improved with a little creativity and … Continue reading The secrets of marinating mouthwatering meat

james-sutton-198306 copy How to cook an amazing grass-fed burger this summer

Yesterday, the 4th of July, is officially the most popular barbecue day in America. More hot dogs, burgers, sausages, and other slabs of meat were cooked on grills across the nation than on any other day. The staple of any good cookout, whether it’s part of a celebration of America’s birthday or otherwise, is the … Continue reading How to cook an amazing grass-fed burger this summer