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Alternatives for pork belly

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Thread Starter 

I'm not able to get any sizable pieces of pork belly where I live and have been looking for an alternative.

 

While cutting the back fat off of the top of a boston butt today, I came away feeling like that might be a suitable substitute for pork belly. 

 

Does anyone know if the fatback/upper portion of a boston butt would be a suitable replacement?  Thanks in advance.

post #2 of 4

Type BB Bacon in the search bar. Uses shoulder instead of belly.

post #3 of 4
Bear has a good step by step I think it's called buckboard bacon http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/159333/bears-step-by-step-index#post_1149932
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Thanks guys!

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