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Offline smokestack

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frozen or fresh pork butts
« on: January 31, 2011, 02:49:03 pm »
 I was just at one of the local butcher shops and the lady told me that during the month of February they are having a sale on pork butts.buy one get one free. works out to about $1.50lb. just wondering if I should freeze a couple and I could smoke them later for pulled pork.thanks for the help.

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Re: frozen or fresh pork butts
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2011, 03:00:22 pm »
They freeze just fine.

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Offline watchdog56

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Re: frozen or fresh pork butts
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2011, 03:46:56 pm »
That is a heck of a deal. I have had frozen butts for over 9 months and they still come out fine when smoking.

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Re: frozen or fresh pork butts
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2011, 03:55:44 pm »

I was stocking up on butts all Summer when they were 99 cents/lb.   Had 80+ pounds of them in a friend's freezer.

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Re: frozen or fresh pork butts
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2011, 04:56:39 pm »
Well now, knowing that I’ll start looking for deals myself! Thanks for the question smokestack!  ;D

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Re: frozen or fresh pork butts
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2011, 08:11:40 pm »
No problem freezing them.

Offline jiggerjams

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Re: frozen or fresh pork butts
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2011, 11:19:20 pm »
I would say ask CRG but I don't think he has much experience at buying butts in bulk :D