Articles and Recipes

The latest installation of our Community Cookbook: Chef Emmet Moeller’s recipe for lamb shoulder chops with toasted caraway seeds and red cabbage. Inexpensive and flavorful shoulder chops are great for a week day or if you’re having people over.
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Want to learn how to spatchcock? It means the same thing as butterfly, but is a far better word. Just remove the spine and splay a chicken, turkey, or any bird open like a book. Then cook. We suggest brick chicken.
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Butchers and bone broth go way back — like, pre-Paleo. We’ve always loved its flavor and versatility. Call it bone broth, stock, whatever, it’s all meat water to us. Here’s how to make it.
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We make many different kinds of sausages — all with bold organic spices. So if you’re into sweet Italian or want to try a chocolate chorizo, we have sausage for you. Taste them all!
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You might find more than one kind of short ribs in our vending machines. Don’t let the names confuse you. They’re all delicious and should be cooked in different ways. Here’s a cheat sheet.
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A sharp knife is a must for butchers and home cooks alike, and it mostly comes down to regular honing. Here’s how to hone, how to sharpen, and what kind of knife to buy if you’re in the market for a new one.
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Though it may sometimes seem otherwise – especially in the middle of outdoor grilling season — there’s so much more to beef than steaks. There’s brisket and bones and roasts and the most wonderful braiseable cuts, to name a few things. Here’s how to cook it all.
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Not everyone knows where on an animal their steak or chop comes from, but knowing this can help you cook it well every single time; certain muscles are more worked than others and they deserve their own cooking methods. Here’s everything you need to know.
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Whole animal butchery means we can cut whatever we want from a carcass. Here’s how we decide what to cut and when — including our latest steak, the culotte aka picanha.
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We will be stocking our machines throughout the week with fresh beef, pork, lamb, and chicken.

Safe shopping guidelines: Only (2) people should enter the store at a time, as our space is small. Use the tape markers on the floor to determine 6 feet of distance from one another. Learn more about our COVID-19 response and check @applestonemeat on Instagram for more frequent updates.
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