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Old 05-19-2019, 10:03 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by sudsandswine View Post
Well if you figure at 1/3lb per person for 75 people, that's 25lb cooked, which probably means 40-45lbs raw. If you planned for 8oz portions to give yourself a buffer, then you're looking at about 60lbs raw. I yield about 55-60% on pork butts, so it is just a matter of taking your yield, your portion size, and the number of portions into the equation.
This is spot on for cooked yields, 1/3 pound of pork or slightly more is a satisfying meal for most people and lot's of them will pass on the bun these days with the keto thing being so popular.

We take home lots of unused buns at large events lately.
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