On December 14,2014
Making a turducken is a labor-intensive, and—many would say—an advanced culinary technique.
So for those who want to satisfy their idle curiosity, here’s how a turducken is put together. For intrepid culinary explorers, a DIY turducken is an epicurean adventure and challenge on the scale of making Peking duck in a home kitchen.
On October 29,2014
Traditions abound at Thanksgiving—and each family has its own. For some, Thanksgiving dinner isn’t complete without grandma’s secret gravy recipe. For others, it’s the green bean casserole or the pecan pie. For others, it’s the tradition of Dad carving the turkey at the head of the table, or all the children reciting the things for which they are thankful.
But one thing is certain—nearly every Thanksgiving dinner centers around a big, juicy, golden brown, roasted-to-perfection turkey. That’s why we’ve put together this A to Z guide of how to select, prepare, and serve your Thanksgiving turkey.
This year, let us help you treat your family to the juiciest, freshest, most natural and wholesome turkey available anywhere—a fresh All-Natural Thanksgiving Turkey from Lobel’s of New York.
It’ll truly be your most memorable Thanksgiving yet.
On October 23,2014
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it’s time to get prepared for the long-awaited day. We have all five of our Thanksgiving videos together in one convenient spot to get you ready for Thanksgiving dinner! Whether you want to know how to use a compound butter under the skin for a moist turkey, how to season the bird for better flavor throughout, how to roast the best Thanksgiving turkey, or even how to carve the meat for your guests, we’ve got videos for that!
On October 5,2014
From Maine to California, chicken and dumplings has found its way onto the menus of roadside diners and urban bistros, as well as those of edgy white-cloth restaurants offering haute interpretations of this old standby. Some argue that chicken and dumplings is the ultimate comfort food. Yet, every dish is as personal and unique as a fingerprint, having as many variations as chili or gumbo.
On October 1,2014
One of the things beer aficionados love is the change in seasons. Now that it’s October, we’re putting away our shandies and pilsners in favor of the heartier beers of autumn. Craft fall selections abound—and it’s not all pumpkin varieties! Some of the creative offerings we’ve seen include seasonal “harvest ales,” porters, brown ales, and even an autumn shandy.
Here is a sampling of what we’ve been tasting this fall and what we’re pairing it with from our Butcher Shop.
On August 27,2014
Every year, come late August and early September, whether you have kids or not, it’s hard not to get back-to-school fever. Going back to school isn’t just for kids and teens—you can learn something new too! Get an education on the basics of meat from these videos by the Lobel family and Martha Stewart!
On July 1,2014
Summer is the perfect time to fire up the grill and have a party! The menu is a very important part of any great gathering. Whether you’re hosting a family-style bash, a casual backyard get-together, or an elegant dinner party under the stars, make sure you choose the right cuisine for the occasion.
Image courtesy Weber Grills
On June 8,2014
A great sandwich is a thing of beauty. There’s something special about the perfect balance of bread, meat, vegetables, and condiments—that melange of crispness, juiciness, and chewiness coming together in each and every bite. And few sandwiches provide that blend quite as perfectly as the club sandwich.
On March 13,2014
Meatloaf and meatballs are at one end of the spectrum of ground meat dishes that range up to finely textured pates and terrines. Most recipes for meatloaf and meatballs are interchangeable in terms of ingredients. What distinguishes one from the other is the shape.
On March 11,2014
Contrary to what you might think, Chicken Cordon Bleu and its relations are not of French origin. French-inspired, yes. But as near as anyone contends, this preparation is a rather recent invention. Some trace its origins to 1940s Switzerland, although the first mention of Chicken Cordon Bleu in print, specifically, turns up in the New York Times, circa 1967.