freezeing question

Discussion in 'Pork' started by taterdavid, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. taterdavid

    taterdavid Smoke Blower

    I have a question for ya. Every July we have a big get together and i cook 100 pounds of the pork shoulder. The problem is, the price at that time is around $1.99 pound. I can buy it now for .89 per pound. Have you ever froze it and if so how does it hold up?
     
  2. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I've frozen fresh whole butts for 5 months and then smoked them with normal results. At $.89, I'd fill my whole freezer.

    Hope this helps!

    Take care, have fun, and do good!

    Regards,

    Meowey
     
  3. taterdavid

    taterdavid Smoke Blower

    i know i can freeze but the length of time concerned me alittle, thanks
     
  4. azrocker

    azrocker Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    I found this:


    How long can I keep pork in the freezer?
    Generally, fresh cuts of pork, like roasts, chops and tenderloin, can be kept well-wrapped in the freezer for up to 6 months. Well-wrapped ground pork can be kept for about 3 months in the freezer.

    http://www.goodnaturepork.com/faq.html
     
  5. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    ^^^ 'Zactly! If you have a deepfreezer that'll keep them at 0*F even better. You can keep them for a couple years and you'll be fine.
     

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