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Old 08-13-2011, 07:37 PM   #1
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I was asked if I would consider doing some pulled pork, for a family event for a good friend of mine. They are having between 20-30 people, and want pulled pork. How many pork shoulders should I plan on for that?
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Two nice sized ones should do the trick. You will need 15 pounds or so starting weight to yield 7-1/2 pounds of finished product. That will give you 30 1/4 pound servings. Add more if you want to allow for larger sandwiches, seconds, and leftovers.
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I was asked if I would consider doing some pulled pork, for a family event for a good friend of mine. They are having between 20-30 people, and want pulled pork. How many pork shoulders should I plan on for that?
30 people at 1/3 lb pp = 10 lbs cooked = 20 lbs raw.
Dont use the shoulder, get butts, better yeild.
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thanks for the guidelines! I appreciate it. They haven't decided if they want me to do the cook yet or not, but if I do, I'll post and let you all know how it went.
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