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size and price for pork belly

Discussion in 'Pork' started by shellbellc, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. shellbellc

    shellbellc Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I have been working up the notion to smoke me up some bacon so I called our local butcher and found I have to let them know by the end of the week because they butcher on Tuesdays.

    I was think of starting with 2 sides, they said the sides run 6 - 8 lbs and are $1.79 per pound. Does that sound right? I was reading dacdots cure recipe and I was wondering if that would be enough for two sides?
  2. smoked

    smoked Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    at least you have a butcher that will do pork bellies......I'm still searching out here.......it's killing me..... [​IMG]
  3. shellbellc

    shellbellc Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    As a last resort maybe ask your butcher at the grocery store? If they can't get them maybe they can give you a contact. I'm going to hold off another week on ordering them so I know that I have all the right "cure stuff". Good luck in your search!