Recipes

Friday is Smoked Brisket and Baby Back Ribs Day!

This Friday, January 27th we will be featuring TBS smoked brisket and baby back ribs fresh from our TBS smoker. Smoked Brisket: $19.99 a lb. Baby Back Ribs: Full Rack $25 and Half Rack $15    
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Easy to Make Cashew Chicken

Feeling like Chinese for dinner but don’t want to pay restaurant prices?  Cashew chicken is a simple dish to make at home and is delicious served over rice with a side of steamed edamame.  If you don’t have Hoisin sauce, chili paste, and rice vinegar in your cabinet, you can find all of these in most grocery stores in the Asian food aisle.  From start to finish, you can have this recipe for cashew chicken on your dinner table in only 30 minutes. A quick tip:  Do you know how to pick a sweeter sweet onion?  Flatter, sweet onions are...
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Where did Schnitzel come from? (and recipe!)

The word schnitzel simply means cutlet in German, and when you’re talking about schnitzel in the United States, it's usually pork, beef, or chicken.  However, traditional German schnitzel is made from veal (wienerschnitzel.)  During the Middle Ages, the schnitzel was a popular dish among the Germans, Northern Italians, and those living in present-day Austria.  When many Germans made their way to America in the 1850s, the immigrants that made their homes in Texas found beef much easier to come by than any other type of meat.  Making the most of the resources they had, they used the beef but pounded...
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Mushroom-Stuffed Burgers

After weeks of hearty meals filled with roast beef, baked hams, and turkey, are you beginning to crave something a bit more casual? How about a good home-cooked burger? There’s no reason to settle for a boring burger with traditional toppings like lettuce and tomato. With minimal effort, you and your family can enjoy mouth-watering mushroom-stuffed burgers with your favorite beverages and sides. Ingredients for Mushroom-Stuffed Burgers: 2 pounds of TBS ground beef (85/15 works best) 1/2 cup sweet onion, finely chopped 2 medium eggs (beaten slightly) 1 cup soft breadcrumbs 1/4 cup ketchup 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground...
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Embrace the Morning with a Spinach and Ham Frittata

Putting together a spinach and ham frittata is the perfect choice when you want a wholesome breakfast, but don’t want to get up early and spend hours in the kitchen.  The recipe is easy enough for kids to get involved in the preparation, too.  Serve with your favorite morning sides like fresh fruit or hashbrowns. You’ll start your day with a delicious meal that gives you the energy to tackle anything that comes your way. Ingredients for spinach and ham frittata: 1 cup TBS ham, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups fresh baby spinach 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup cheddar cheese 1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese 1...
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Quick and Easy Salmon Dip

Looking for an interesting and delicious appetizer for New Year’s Eve?  Your guests will love this quick, and easy salmon dip recipe served with your choice of dinner crackers or pita chips.  And since salmon is so healthy for you, you won’t feel guilty about having more than your share!  This recipe combines fresh, skinless salmon with smoked salmon for an appetizer you'll want to make for every celebration. Ingredients for Salmon Dip: 1 pound of TBS salmon, skinned and cut into 1-inch chunks 8 ounces of TBS smoked salmon, chopped 2 cups of dry white wine 1 shallot, finely...
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Classic Cocktail Meatballs

Sometimes the best recipe for a yummy party appetizer is to stick with a classic.  The classic cocktail meatball has been a standard favorite since the 1960s.  The original recipe calls for grape jelly and chili sauce.  This more modernized version is slightly more sophisticated, but you’ll love it just as much.  Besides, after you make these, you’ll never want to buy premade meatballs in a bag again! Stop by the Butcher Shop today to find the freshest beef and pork to make these simple and delicious classic cocktail meatballs. Ingredients for classic cocktail meatballs: 1 pound TBS ground beef. ...
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Prepare a Perfect Roast Beef this Holiday Season

You know you’re a true Dr. Seuss fan when you prepare the “roast beast” for your family during the holiday season.  Roast beef is a deliciously hearty meal that’s surprisingly easy to prepare with a few quick tips.  Buy a roast that’s bigger than what you need because you’ll want to enjoy the yummy leftovers for days afterward.  The team at The Butcher Shop has everything you need and can answer all your questions about preparing the perfect roast beef for the holidays. Quick Tips for Cooking the Perfect Roast Beef: Unwrap the meat and dry it off with a...
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Bouillabaisse Anyone Can Make

December 14 is Bouillabaisse Day, so it’s a perfect time to expand your horizons and try something new!  Bouillabaisse is a traditional French seafood stew originating from the town of Marseille on the coast.  The name derives itself from a Provençal Occitan word comprised of two parts:  bolhir, meaning “to boil,” and abaissar, meaning “to simmer.”   Initially, the local fisherman made the stew using rockfish they could not sell to the stores.  Saffron gives the broth its distinctive taste and color.  Today, a bouillabaisse can include various kinds of fish, shellfish, and even octopus–you just need to use several!  The...
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2022 Holiday Pre-Order Menu

A reminder that we will be closed the week of December 26th - January 2nd for some sprucing up inside the store.

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