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Poll Results: Butt with bone or without

  • 91% (207)
    With Bone
  • 8% (20)
    Without Bone
227 Total Votes  
post #21 of 36
As an old-timer told me more than once: "got to burn some bones to get the flavor".

Yessirree. Bone in all the way!
post #22 of 36
Bone in here too. As Capt says, a good indicator of doneness.

Steve, Someone here has this in their salutation. Very funny. Flower Pot Smoker guy I recall.
post #23 of 36
Thread Starter 
sorry to say flyin', you're going to have to change your avitar! being a die hard PSU fan, i despise all big 10 teams (especially michigan and ohio state...which doesn't work to well for me being stationed in buckeye territory) icon_evil.gif !!!!!! haha, just messing w/ ya. i was actually hoping they would have won the rose bowl last year.

and yes, i like big butts and i cannot lie, but all you other brothers can't deny either!!!!
post #24 of 36
Bone in all the way! for 2 reasons.
1) Boneless is more expensive
2) Bones pack plenty of callogen (pig jello, the juicy stuff that makes butts yummy)
post #25 of 36
Bone in !

We used to say, "The closer to the bone, the sweeter the meat".

So, no bone?----Not as sweet.

Not the original meaning, but this IS a family site!

post #26 of 36
So I see it it s pretty much unanimous for with the bone.... The score is 142 to 15. I am curious about those who prefer without the bone. why that preference?
post #27 of 36
Bone in. Aside from the flavor issue and what that adds to the drippings, I figure that by removing the bone and tying the meat back together you're just giving bacteria a chance to get to the middle of the meat - which I don't want on a slow smoke on a big piece of meat! icon_wink.gif
post #28 of 36
Definitely Bone in.PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #29 of 36
Bone in all the way here! Back when I was just starting this obsession, about 6 years ago, went into the most popular butcher shop around here to get some bone-in pork butt. Butcher tells me "We don't get it that way, what you want that for?"

I go "Can you order me some?"

"Nope. Use boneless, it's better."

I have not set foot in that attitudinal shop since. And I'm better for it.
post #30 of 36
If I'm doin pulled pork, with the bone, butt I use boneless fer Mahogany shoulder bacon an hams.
post #31 of 36


Bone in Butt! Easy and delicious! When it slips out,pull 'er and enjoybiggrin.gif
post #32 of 36
What ever my wife buys me. She's a great shopper with an eye for a sale.
post #33 of 36
bone In!!!!!!!!!!!
post #34 of 36

bone in

I'm all for bone in, I think you get more flavor.
post #35 of 36

Being Facetious I'd say..............

The one on Shakira or perhaps Jen Annison. biggrin.gif

For smoking meat purposes bone in for flavour. PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #36 of 36
i've only done bone in so really cannot comment about without it
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