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Jan 5, 2009 08:28 AM

Where can I find pork butt?

I'm making pulled pork appetizers for a party of 45 and need to know where to find pork butt. Does Costco sell it?

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  1. Where are you? I just recently bought two nice ones at the Lexington Market.

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    1. re: KAZ

      Columbia, but I'd rather not go too far into DC or Baltimore.

      1. re: DChrissy80

        BJs or Costco do carry it, call to verify daily availablity. Also try Laurel Meat Market.

    2. Yes, and so does just about any grocery store meat department. You can also use a whole fresh (un-cured) ham in a pinch.

        1. I haven't found it at the Springfield Costco but most grocery stores carry it. You could try Shoppers Food for better prices. But, it's an inexpensive cut of meat as it is.

          1. Yes, both Costco and Sam's sell Pork Butts (also labeled pork shoulder). Great quality and the best prices also. The last I bought was $1.39lb. You should find them packaged 2 butts per package (about 15-16 lbs total). The only difference is Costco cuts out the bone and Sam's does not. Cooked weight should be about 2/3rds of pre-cooked weight.