Awesome Price

Discussion in 'Pork' started by txbbqman, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. txbbqman

    txbbqman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    We got back from the lake yesterday evening and my wife needed something from the store so I ran up to H.E.B. as it was the closest and just happen to browse through the meat section and low and behold what did I find.

    Whole pork loins on sale for $1 / pound.....I thought I was seeing things so I grabbed one and made a checker scan it and sure enough $1 / pound so I went back and bought 5 more....[​IMG] They averaged around 8#.

    I think I am gonna cut it up into 2 separate pieces since an 8 pounder is too much for my family.

    I wonder how I'm gonna cook em this time....any suggestions?
     
  2. wutang

    wutang Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

  3. mgwerks

    mgwerks Smoking Fanatic

    Holy Cow! (or Pig) There's room in the freezer, so off to H.E.B. I go! This sale doesn't show up in their weekly ad - was it in your store only?

    As far as cooking them, there's really no end to the variety of the uses of these things.

    One of my favorites is to lop of the large end for a roast, section the middle into thick boneless rib chops, and cut the small end into strips about 3/4" in diameter. they make great 'pork fingers' to be marinated and grilled on skewers. I'll post up my 'pork fingers' next time I do them.

    You can also slice the large end into 1" thick chops, slice a nice pocket in them and stuff them prior to grilling. Pork loins make me salivate!
     
  4. mikey

    mikey Smoking Fanatic

    Nice score!
     
  5. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That is a great price for loin. Those stuffed versions that WuTang put up look awesome. I'd for sure try one of those.
     
  6. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    super buy my friend
     
  7. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That's a great price! Sam's Club here has them for $1.88 per pound. I like a dollar better.[​IMG]
     
  8. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That's a heck of a deal bbqman...lookin forward ta seeing what ya come up with!
     
  9. txbbqman

    txbbqman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    yeah it should be fun....the look on my wifes face when I walked in the house was......holy crap.....more BBQ [​IMG]

    Should be fun gonna try several different things and see what I like the best
     
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice price on those loins. Like dude said try one of wutang stuffed ones. Or just smoke one those ones looked really good too.
     
  11. mgwerks

    mgwerks Smoking Fanatic

    I have *SO* seen that look on my wife's face before!

    She just called from HEB - they were just opening cases from a meat shipment. Unfortunately, the guy checked and they are $2.99/lb. Not for this dude. If they were a buck I would have just had him toss a case in her cart!
     
  12. txbbqman

    txbbqman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    mgwerks, I just got back from HEB and it was last weeks sale.....however this weeks sale is boston butt for $1.48 / # and picnic shoulders for $1.28 / #
     

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