Originally Posted by gayler
So if it's not cooked will it be more like what you would use for pulled pork? I hate to sound dumb, but how would I tell if it's cured? By the smell or appearance? I guess it's hard not to sound dumb when you are!
A cured ham will look like ham usually looks, pinkish red and will be somewhat firm to the touch. It will also smell like ham. Uncured will look and smell like raw pork.
Why not just call him to confirm what you have? If it is indeed fresh, raw pork, then cure it for smoking after Easter. Find a cured ham to smoke for Easter.
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
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