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Old 02-28-2014, 03:39 PM   #1
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Question Anatomy of a pork butt shoulder

OK, so I picked up a butt at Sam's today that weighs 18.44 lbs. I would like to use some of it to make Buckboard Bacon. I can see the end of the bone but have no idea how to start slicing from there. Ant help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 02-28-2014, 08:00 PM   #2
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The cryovac from Sams has two butts in it. Each butt has a bone in it about 1/3 of the width the rest is boneless. Feel for where the bone stops and separate it there. Use the boneless portion for the bacon and the 1/3 with the bone for something else.
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Old 02-28-2014, 08:05 PM   #3
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Cut ever so gently around the bone. Then u can take and cut it in half so pieces r not so thick. Just use a filleting technique as if u where boning a fish, when u remove the bone
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