Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs

6 days ago
The first five rib bones on the cow are portioned into the chuck section rather than the rib. The...
Smoked Sirloin Tip Roast

Smoked Sirloin Tip Roast

6 days ago
Also known as a round sirloin roast or a round tip roast, this cut is not to be confused with the...
Perfect Beef Tenderloin

Perfect Beef Tenderloin

6 days ago
As you already know, beef tenderloin (aka filet mignon) is exquisite. Lean and tender, this beef ...
Top Round Steak Fajitas

Top Round Steak Fajitas

6 days ago
The top round steak comes from the cow's upper back legs, aka the butt. This is the cut that gets...
Grilled Flank Steak

Grilled Flank Steak

6 days ago
The flank steak is from the cow's belly. It is often compared to skirt steak, but it's leaner and...
Sirloin Steak with Herb Butter

Sirloin Steak with Herb Butter

6 days ago
The cow's sirloin is in the sub primal posterior, behind the short loin, from which the porterhou...
Seared Rib Steak

Seared Rib Steak

6 days ago
The rib steak is from, you guessed it, the rib of the cow. You may know these as "ribeye steaks" ...
Grilled T-Bone Steak

Grilled T-Bone Steak

6 days ago
Like the porterhouse, the T-bone steak is cut from the short loin. If you're looking at a cow dia...
Broiled Porterhouse Steak

Broiled Porterhouse Steak

6 days ago
The porterhouse steak is cut from the short loin. If you're looking at a cow diagram, it'll be ri...
2020 Holiday Cookies: Order Yours Now!

2020 Holiday Cookies: Order Yours Now!

This season's holiday cookie lineup has something for everyone, and we can't wait to bring some h...
Week of October 30: Pork Loin Roast

Week of October 30: Pork Loin Roast

My secret brining recipe will bring you a juicy and tender pork loin roast that will be absolutely perfect when it hits your plate!
Week of October 23: Butternut Lasagna and Pumpkin Cheesecake

Week of October 23: Butternut Lasagna and Pumpkin Cheesecake

Layers of roasted butternut squash, ricotta, & parmesan combine with browned butter bechamel, rosemary, sage, sauteed spinach and garlic, thinly sliced apple, and toasted walnuts to create this luxurious lasagna.
52 Dinner Parties Project: A Retrospective

52 Dinner Parties Project: A Retrospective

This is the Fifty-Two Dinner Chronicles.

Thank you for revisiting this journey with me. My hope is to inspire you to take on the challenge once it's safe to be all together again. 

From the Kitchen: Autumn Spinach Salad

From the Kitchen: Autumn Spinach Salad

Healthy comfort food. It's a real thing. Stick with us: Our autumnal spinach salad is so flavorful and wholesome that you won't feel a lick of guilt!
Week of October 2: Pumpkin Stuffed With Everything Good

Week of October 2: Pumpkin Stuffed With Everything Good

Autumn has arrived. And we celebrated with Pumpkin Stuffed With Everything Good from one of my absolute favorite chefs: Dorie Greenspan. 

 

Happy Cows for Farm Fresh Yogurt!

Happy Cows for Farm Fresh Yogurt!

Our friends at Sweet Rowan Farmstead have added a new product to their lineup: yogurt!
Week of September 24: Bao Buns

Week of September 24: Bao Buns

Steamed buns filled with a sweet and spicy pulled pork, gingery pickled cabbage and carrot, and other toppings, along with a sesame broccoli salad with sweet potato.

Week of September 18: Ratatouille

Week of September 18: Ratatouille

We say goodbye to summer with a fresh take on the classic Provençal dish! See what makes our ratatouille so special at Kingdom Direct.
Week of September 11: Empanadas

Week of September 11: Empanadas

Empanadas are made with golden buttery pastry filled with Snug Valley Farm beef and pork, raisins, olives, and spices, but wait there's more...
pho ga in a bowl

Week of September 4: Pho Ga

What the pho?! (Sorry, I had to). This week’s dinner is pho ga, a rich aromatic broth served wi...
The Voice (And Team!) Behind Kingdom Direct

The Voice (And Team!) Behind Kingdom Direct

I use my love for food, my neighbors, Ardelia Farm, and crew to provide delivery dinner parties, deli items, and pantry essentials. Hi, I'm Thomas McCurdy, and let me tell you about Kingdom Direct team!
Week of August 28: Falafel with Israeli Pickles

Week of August 28: Falafel with Israeli Pickles

Falafel fried to perfection on soft grilled pita bread with Israeli salad, sumac pickled onions, local organic greens and spicy tahini sauce, served with turmeric pickled cauliflower.

We're fully in love with Falafel with fresh Israeli pickles.

 

Week of August 21: Huli Huli Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Week of August 21: Huli Huli Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Take your taste buds on a tropical vacation!

This week’s dinner party menu is vibrant and full of flavor: Hulu huli lettuce wraps made with Hillside Farm pasture-raised chicken. 

Week of August 14: Eggplant Parmesan

Week of August 14: Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant parmesan with Maple Brook Farm mozzarella, green beans gremolata, and radicchio panzanella with fennel and olives, made with local organic radicchio and housemade focaccia. 

Need we say more? This Italian classic is so comforting and hearty. 

Week of August 7: Chicken Tikka Masala

Week of August 7: Chicken Tikka Masala

This week, we’re serving up a delicious Indian dinner party for the adventurous Vermonter: chicken tikka masala, baingan bharta, pork vindaloo, cucumber raita, jasmine rice & cilantro.

Week of July 31: Mushroom Ragout with Celeriac Purée and Tarragon Yogurt

Week of July 31: Mushroom Ragout with Celeriac Purée and Tarragon Yogurt

Ooh-la-la! This week, we depart from Vermont to Paris, using farm fresh local ingredients for t...
Week of July 24: Taco Salad

Week of July 24: Taco Salad

It's not like other salads. It's a cool salad: Add some spice into your life and get a farm fresh taco salad from Kingdom Direct!
Week of July 17: Fancy Meatloaf Sandwiches

Week of July 17: Fancy Meatloaf Sandwiches

This thick meatloaf sandwich is for ambitious eaters! Get our take on mom's favorite to make.
Bippity Boppity Bibimbap

Bippity Boppity Bibimbap

Bibimbap is as fun to eat as it is to say! The real star in this weekly dinner: gochujang, a tru...
Week of July 13: Dan Dan Noodles and Mapo Tofu

Week of July 13: Dan Dan Noodles and Mapo Tofu

Take a trip to Sichuan with Kingdom Direct! This weekly dinner puts mapo tofu front and center, and complements with soft and flavorful Dan Dan noodles, savory twice-cooked pork, and twice-cooked broccoli.
Week of July 10: Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

Week of July 10: Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

Have a sweet, sweet summer with our saucy and delicious caramel chicken. This weekly dinner party packs an unsuspecting punch of flavor!
Week of July 3: Our Vermont Cheese Board

Week of July 3: Our Vermont Cheese Board

This week’s Kingdom Direct dinner party is a truly delicious cheeseboard, made with fresh chees...
Week of June 26: BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Week of June 26: BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Four words: Maple bacon baked beans. And that's just on the side. This weekly dinner is downright saucy! 
Week of June 19: Palak Paneer, Chana Masala, Dal

Week of June 19: Palak Paneer, Chana Masala, Dal

Indian food is my absolute favorite cuisine to cook, with such complex flavors and wholesome ingredients that create hearty, delicious meals. 

Week of June 12: Laotian Lettuce Wraps

Week of June 12: Laotian Lettuce Wraps

We're loving Larb! Diversify your lunch time routine with farm fresh Laotian lettuce wraps made with Snug Valley Farm pork. 
Week of May 29: Carnitas Taco Bar

Week of May 29: Carnitas Taco Bar

For those nights where you just can't cook, but you want dinner to be engaging! Have carnitas at home this week from Kingdom Direct.