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Unread 05-03-2008, 02:30 PM   #1
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I'm in the mood for pulled pork sammies and have some leftovers in the freezer from the Paul Kirk class a couple of weeks ago. Is there a way to thaw it out in time for sammies tonight? This chunk is not pulled yet...

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That is usually how I freeze my pork. I just foil it and throw it in the oven anywhere between 225-275* depending on how quick I need it. Just probe it and play the waiting game. Pull after it rests.
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I bring a big pot of water to boil, lower the flame and drop the bag in. Thawed and warmed in no time.
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I bring a big pot of water to boil, lower the flame and drop the bag in. Thawed and warmed in no time.
That's how I do mine. They don't seem to dry out as much as they can in the oven.
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Same here, I usually foodsaver it in meal size chunks, put a pot of water on the stove, throw the sealed bag in, bring to a boil, simmer about 20 min and it's ready to go.
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Awesome...thanks guys.
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I also vacuum seal and boil. I would place that in another zip lock bag just in case. Nothing worse than a bag of pork full of water.
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