Author Topic: PorkBellies  (Read 206 times)

Offline Gafala

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 498
  • Gem faceter by choice, BBQ Smoker by heart.
PorkBellies
« on: August 02, 2017, 05:38:15 pm »
I have had to order my bullies from Fiesta Foods as no butcher in my area will sell just a few the like three or four. They want you to order 65lbs.


Update 4 slabs 27lbs to hot today to start the cure 103f will wait till the morning to start.


« Last Edit: August 04, 2017, 01:25:58 pm by Gafala »
Bradley 4 rack Digital, 900 watt, Auber PID
Bradley cold smoke adapter
Char-Griller Smoking Pro BBQ Smoker with rotisserie
Brinkman Bullet Smoker
Weber 24”
Custom Hard Cure Cabinet for Salami
One Auber Master Temp monitor and two remotes with probes, up to ten remotes can be used.

Offline Habanero Smoker

  • Member Extraordinaire
  • ******
  • Posts: 14,104
  • KCBS - Master Certified Barbecue Judge
Re: PorkBellies
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2017, 01:43:51 am »
Fortunately there is a store within driving distance that generally has bellies for sale. If you want the whole belly it is best to call first, before they cut them into 1-2 pound sections. Sometimes they have to order it, and it takes a couple of days. When you do order you can ask to have the spare ribs attached. But I've learned my lesson on that. They charge the same per pound, whether or not the ribs are attached. Also the Sam's Club in my area sell Swift Premium bellies, 3 - 5 pound sections, but I don't particularly care for them.

Do you have any Asian markets in your area? They generally will carry bellies.


     I
         don't
                   inhale.
  ::)

Offline Gafala

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 498
  • Gem faceter by choice, BBQ Smoker by heart.
Re: PorkBellies
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2017, 10:16:09 am »
Thanks for the suggestion I'll have to check. I never thought about that.
Bradley 4 rack Digital, 900 watt, Auber PID
Bradley cold smoke adapter
Char-Griller Smoking Pro BBQ Smoker with rotisserie
Brinkman Bullet Smoker
Weber 24”
Custom Hard Cure Cabinet for Salami
One Auber Master Temp monitor and two remotes with probes, up to ten remotes can be used.