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Kneab

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Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« on: October 17, 2020, 04:49:05 AM »
Went to my local Meijer and found [emoji241] butts on sale for $.99 a pound. What would you do? I  know what I  did. I bought 19 pounds. Rubbed one down with mustard and Plowboy's Yardbird and the other with mustard and Aldi's Sweet & Spicy Kansas city dry rub.
The Summit was skipped this morning and the 26er was called into action. Built a 2◊2 snake with Weber coals with lump crumbles sprinkled throughout topped with hickory chunks. Running in a counterclockwise rotation because that's what you are supposed to do with pork.

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bladz

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2020, 05:12:55 AM »
Iíll be heading your way shortly. Do you want me to pick up some coleslaw on my way?  Lol. Looks great Karl.


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getjeffrey

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2020, 05:33:10 AM »
Pork butt, better than ham! [emoji39]

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P0234

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2020, 06:34:12 AM »
Nice find. I love pulled pork. Unfortunately for me I just got two bad pork butts in a row.

Kneab

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2020, 06:53:43 AM »
Coleslaw would be perfect. The deli was closed when I picked these up late last night. Dinner should be around 6 [emoji6]
Iíll be heading your way shortly. Do you want me to pick up some coleslaw on my way?  Lol. Looks great Karl.


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Kneab

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2020, 06:55:26 AM »
I've never had a bad butt.
Where were they from?
Nice find. I love pulled pork. Unfortunately for me I just got two bad pork butts in a row.

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P0234

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2020, 05:25:53 AM »
I've never had a bad butt.
Where were they from?
Nice find. I love pulled pork. Unfortunately for me I just got two bad pork butts in a row.

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Walmart Grocery, Smithfield brand. Had to be some sort of refrigeration issue. Smelled like sulfur and stinky cheese. No slime tho.

Jrzy.Hillbilly

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2020, 06:28:30 AM »
Nice find


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aaronw915

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2020, 11:02:40 AM »

Went to my local Meijer and found [emoji241] butts on sale for $.99 a pound. What would you do? I  know what I  did.
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When I see these prices at my local Meijer I have to speed up the grocery cart and turn my head the other way and then not venture back. My wife hates when I take up a freezer drawer full of pork butts lol


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JEBIV

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2020, 06:26:57 AM »
I need a bigger freezer
Seeking a Black Sequoia I know I know, I'd settle for just the tabbed no leg grill

ThinBlu42

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2020, 07:47:16 AM »
Looks amazing! Show us pics after smoked with that crispy mouth watering bark!

I like pork butts and I can not lie.
Our kettle brothers can't deny that.

I do the same. When they go on sale for .99 lb I buy at least 4 - 6 and put them in garage freezer.
It's not GRILLING that makes you old.
It's NOT grilling that makes you old.

Kneab

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2020, 08:58:08 AM »
[emoji2357]No finished pictures. I was in a hurry.
Finished up late and let them rest for a couple of hours before shredding and vacuum sealing for freezing.

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AZ2FL

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Re: Pork butts too cheap not to buy
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2020, 04:17:41 AM »
I love BB pulled pork, it's one of my favorite smoked meats.

Lately I've been buying them for $.75-$.88 a pound in cryopac twin pack. I'll load up with three or four twin packs at a time.

Pork shoulder (BB) are a very versatile cut of meat. Besides pulled pork I use them for buck board bacon (cured & smoked), ground up for sausage patties and links, add-in for beef summer sausage, BB burnt ends, add 20% into ground venison, sliced into steaks and al pastor on the roti.

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