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skippy66 May 20, 2009 09:44 AM

I'm looking to find some extra large, meaty smoked pork hocks to use in a dish I want to make this weekend. The ones I always find in the local grocery stores are pretty small and they're usually lacking in the meat department. I want huge ones. Any ideas?

I live west of town, but I have a car, and I will travel.

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    RichardinJP May 21, 2009 03:41 AM

    Meatland on Centre Street (across from Stop and Shop) in Jamaica Plain - always large and very meaty.

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      jjbourgeois May 20, 2009 10:30 AM

      My memory isn't always good, but i'm thinking Karl's Saussage Kitchen on Rte1 north Saugus may have pork hocks.

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      1. re: jjbourgeois
        Aromatherapy May 20, 2009 10:41 AM

        I've bought one there. Not smoked in-house though, from someplace in Jersey I think. Huge.

      2. GretchenS May 20, 2009 10:10 AM

        I would call John Dewars (Newton or Wellesley). If they don't have them they can order them. Do ask the price though, if you care. I have been a bit shocked by the cost of special orders when I neglected to ask up front. I have also seen huge gorgeous ones at Karls' Sausage Kitchen on Route 1 in Saugus but not always so definitely call ahead if you want to go that route. In either case there will be loads of other tempations beyond the ham hocks!

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