size and price for pork belly

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Master of the Pit
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Jun 7, 2006
Valley Forge, PA
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?
at least you have a butcher that will do pork bellies......I'm still searching out's killing me.....
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! is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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