On January 16,2020
At the beginning of a new year, we tend to dial back on extravagance and entertaining to focus on the return to busy, everyday family life. And in doing so, we look for ways to economize—not only our budget, but our most precious commodity as well: time. To that end, we've put together our most valuable resources to help you create crowd-pleasing, braised comfort food in your own kitchen.
On January 9,2020
Although Russian in origin, Beef Stroganoff is largely a variation on a French dish of sautéd beef and a pan sauce made with mustard as the primary flavor agent. What makes Stroganoff Russian is the pre-eminence of sour cream in the dish's flavor profile. In the French classic, Emincé de Boeuf à la Moutardee, the recipe calls for créme fraiche and a mid-strength prepared mustard. In Stroganoff, those ingredients are exchanged for sour cream. The result is a piquancy in the Stroganoff that is not evident in the French original.
On December 18,2019
Christmas is the epitome of celebratory holidays—and starting the morning off right can set the tone for a merry day indeed.
Christmas Day breakfast can become an event in and of itself. That's why we've compiled this list of our favorite recipes to enjoy on Christmas morning.
On December 17,2019
A braised brisket is the epitome of family-centered feasts. Imagine sitting down with your family and friends amidst the heady aroma of a meal that is the very essence of comfort food, community, and connections.
A big platter of tender meat surrounded by aromatic vegetables is no single-serve enterprise, braised dishes are meant to be consumed around a communal table with banter and lively conversation.
Stanley Lobel claims, "Nothing says family supper like a brisket braised with carrots, potatoes, onions, and garlic".
On December 12,2019
Perhaps more than any other meal of the year, holiday dinners reflect the yearning for togetherness and the comfort of foods that reflect our individual heritages.
This year, celebrate the festival of lights with delicious products and recipes from America's #1 family of butchers.
We've compiled a list of 5 dazzling dinner options for your Hanukkah feast.
On December 5,2019
No roast is more elegant than a Chateaubriand Roast. Even with a simple preparation, this roast is exquisite.
Chateaubriand is cut from the center of the whole tenderloin. One of the most versatile and highly prized of all beef roasts, tenderloin is leaner than most and tender beyond belief.
This roast, paired with a rich and flavorful Bordelaise sauce, will be the perfect centerpiece for an intimate dinner party or Sunday supper.
On December 3,2019
At this time of year, it seems that everyone is planning for that big holiday dinner. Some of the most frequent questions we get are about holiday roasts: Which type? How big? How many servings? How long to roast? What temperature?
So, we've assembled just about everything we could think of to tell you about planning and preparing one of our rib roasts for your holiday extravaganza.
On November 11,2019
The Lobel family of Lobel's Prime Meats in Manhattan and Lobel's of New York online butcher shop are fourth- and fifth-generation butchers. With our Cut of the Month series, we will bring you their wealth of knowledge and expertise on specific cuts of meat, including their unique characteristics, preparation methods, and how to select the best cut.
The tenderloin is one of the most versatile and highly prized of all beef roasts—leaner than most and tender beyond belief.
On November 4,2019
Our favorite way to express our love and gratitude for friends and family at Thanksgiving is with delicious food. While we love a succulent, golden turkey as the table centerpiece, there are so many main dish alternatives to try on Thanksgiving as well.
Whether you aren't a turkey fan, are looking to add another dish to your dinner table, have a family tradition to feast on something a little out of the ordinary, or are just ready to change it up this Thanksgiving, check out these incredible alternatives that will impress any crowd this holiday.
On October 27,2019
At the time of the publication of the Lobels' cookbook MEAT by the Lobels in 1971, Jawn A. Sandifer was a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York and was an excellent judge of fine cooking. Mrs. Sandifer was a talented cook, and this was one of the couple's favorite recipes. Since October is National Chili Month, we wanted to share this tasty, time-tested recipe.