Originally Posted by HeSmellsLikeSmoke
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.
Ok, I got it part way thawed and it looks like it is cured. My next question is I only have Mesquete pellets. Am I total screwed, or will this tast Ok?