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Makin' Bacon

wodicker Jan 8, 2007 11:57 AM

I love Bacon!
all kinds.

I want to start making my own. I have the book, but I don't have the pig belly. Problem is I can't find it. I live in St. Louis (St. Charles area), and if I go into Schnucks and ask for pork belly they look at me as if I spoke in latin.

Somone guid me to an old fahioned Butcher shop!

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    MikeG RE: wodicker Jan 8, 2007 03:47 PM

    You must have Asian butchers there somewhere, right? They usually cut it in "thin" slabs, but they should be able to give you bigger pieces, certainly with a little advance warning.

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      wodicker RE: MikeG Jan 9, 2007 08:56 PM

      Thank you MikeG!
      I would have never thouhgt of that

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      mclaugh RE: wodicker Jan 8, 2007 04:22 PM

      Asian and Mexican groceries usually carry pork belly.

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        wodicker RE: wodicker Jan 9, 2007 08:56 PM

        And thank you too mcclaugh

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