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Smoked Ham Hocks? Where to buy in Brooklyn?

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mjfoodlover Oct 8, 2009 09:41 AM

Does anyone know where I can get smoked ham hocks in Brooklyn (or downtown Manhattan)? Thanks for your help.

  1. pitu Oct 10, 2009 12:23 PM

    The Flying Pigs ones are great, and taste much better (ie not chemical smoke) than the ones available at regular grocery stores. That said, both the Key Food and the Associated on 5th Ave in Park Slope regularly have them.

    Flying Pigs is at a bunch of Greenmarkets, various days of the week...GAP is Saturday. I think they're in Ft Greene on Sunday...better confirm that on their website tho...

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      pslopian Oct 9, 2009 09:41 AM

      Agreed that you can usually find them in regular supermarkets, but I also know that you can usually get them at the flying pigs farm stand at the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket on Saturdays.

      1. missmasala Oct 8, 2009 07:24 PM

        I think the met food on smith st carries them.

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          jen kalb Oct 8, 2009 07:26 PM

          yeah, you really dont need to go any place fancy for this. - I think our Met on Vanderbilt has it too - I suspect you just want a piece of seasoning meat.

        2. bigmackdaddy Oct 8, 2009 06:10 PM

          Carolina Country Store on Atlantic Ave by Saratoga Ave.

          1. jen kalb Oct 8, 2009 10:26 AM

            A lot of ordinary supermarkets, especially non-upscale, for example key food, pathmark etc, in neighborhoods that serve african american, hispanic or immigrant populations carry smoked ham hocks. I think eagle provisions has them too.

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              HankyT Oct 8, 2009 10:31 AM

              Jubilat Polish butcher/smokehouse on 5th ave next to the Prospect Expwy is the one-stop shop for the best version of all that sort of thing. Great fresh and smoked sausage, fresh meat, sauerkraut, pickles, fantastic stuffed cabbage on Thursday evenings too. Hey today's Thursday! I may head over there myself.

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                mjfoodlover Oct 8, 2009 11:46 AM

                Funny thing is that I just called them and they said that they didn't have them. Should I be using a different name?

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                  nadette Oct 8, 2009 12:37 PM

                  Try Esposito Pork Store on Court Street.

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