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freckleface782 Sep 20, 2009 06:53 PM

Does anyone know where I can purchase pork belly to make at home? Any suggestions would be appreciated!!

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    Hungry Celeste RE: freckleface782 Sep 21, 2009 04:19 AM

    Man, I'm beginning to feel like a broken record: Hong Kong Market, Behrman Highway, Gretna (yes, that's the westbank).

    1. edible complex RE: freckleface782 Sep 21, 2009 06:09 AM

      call Cochon Butcher, next to Cochon and see if they sell it.

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        mimadeli RE: edible complex Sep 21, 2009 06:48 AM

        You might find it at one of these places, call first

        Dorignac's (504) 834-8216
        Langenstein's (504) 897-0869
        Uptown Meat Market (504) 895-9191‎
        Gourmet Butcher Block (504) 392-5700‎

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        dookie_doo RE: freckleface782 Sep 21, 2009 08:30 PM

        I bought an 8-lb belly from Cochon about 6 months ago and cured it into bacon. Delicious -- but pricey at around $8/lb. They did offer to cut it for me if I brought it back. Good to know that HKM has bellies as well.

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          louisiana RE: dookie_doo Sep 23, 2009 09:09 PM

          Hong Kong market has the best prices call ahead

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