Butcher Box Subscription Box Review + Coupon – April 2016
Butcher Box is a monthly subscription of grass-fed beef, heritage pork and organic chicken.
Butcher Box sent us this box for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: Butcher Box
The Cost: $129 a month (free shipping). This is $6.50 per meal (approximately 5-8 oz. portion size)
COUPON: Get a free pack of bacon in your first box! No coupon needed, just link here!
The Products: 7-10 pounds of grass-fed beef (there are four boxes available: all beef, beef and pork, beef and chicken or a mixed box of beef, pork and chicken) This review is for the beef and pork box.
Ships to: Continental US
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Grass-fed beef can be hard to find locally, this subscription makes accessing a variety of grass-fed cuts simple.
Each box comes with recipe cards utilizing the different cuts of meat in your box. The back of the recipe card talks about the cut of meat and offers cooking tips and thawing tips. All the meat arrives frozen and is shipped with dry ice.
I used the ground beef to make a Korean Beef recipe I’ve wanted to try from Pinterest. It turned out great and was quick and easy. The beef was lean and flavorful.
The recipe included for the ground pork was Hot and Sour Soup but it’s pretty warm here for soup so I made the pork into patties instead and had Pork Po Boys. I found the pork a little dry, but I’m not sure if this was due to how I cooked it and not the actual meat.
I’ve never tried pork belly before.
Mock Tender is also called Scotch roast or chuck eye is a tougher cut of meat and requires a long and slow cooking method such as braising.
When you order your first box they include one free pound of bacon!
When we unpacked our Butcher Box we couldn’t get over how much frozen meat there was inside. It will take us some time to defrost, cook and enjoy all these offerings. We decided to start with the hanger steaks. We defrosted them and simply grilled them with salt and pepper. I couldn’t get over how buttery tasting and tender they were. My husband and I both devoured them! I’m looking forward to pulling more out of the freezer in the coming weeks to enjoy.
Verdict: This Butcher Box was fabulous! I’m new to grass-fed beef and I really liked the cuts that I’ve tried so far. The steaks were our favorite. I think the value for this much meat is great and the taste was wonderful too.
What do you think of Butcher Box? Have you tried it yet?