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ultimate4g63 Dec 6, 2010 01:55 PM

Anyone know of a butcher where I can pickup a good size uncured ham? I live in Richmond Hill, but don't mind taking a short drive to pick one up.

Thanks.

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  1. Full tummy RE: ultimate4g63 Dec 6, 2010 02:49 PM

    They are definitely available at Fresh From the Farm at Donlands and O'Connor:

    Roast: Ham, BONELESS: MEDIUM, 4 lbs (Pork). NOT smoked not smoked& cured. leaner than shoulder.

    http://freshfromthefarm.ca/products/

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      Kagemusha RE: Full tummy Dec 6, 2010 04:05 PM

      But they're boneless--what's up with that?

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        Full tummy RE: Kagemusha Dec 6, 2010 07:44 PM

        I don't know... But, it is very possible they would do a special order for a bone-in unsmoked ham. They have accommodated me in similar ways before.

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          Kagemusha RE: Full tummy Dec 7, 2010 04:01 AM

          Probably easier, logistically, to find a serious pork butcher who actually cuts hanging meat in-house.

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            Full tummy RE: Kagemusha Dec 7, 2010 07:09 AM

            If you know one, please do suggest...

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          ultimate4g63 RE: Kagemusha Dec 7, 2010 11:33 AM

          Boneless is actually what I'm looking for. Thanks for this!

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            Full tummy RE: ultimate4g63 Dec 7, 2010 11:52 AM

            You're welcome! Please note that they have small and large sizes, as well. Fresh from the Farm usually have items in stock, but it is best to order in advance, to ensure you get just what you want. I usually use the online form.

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              LJS2 RE: ultimate4g63 Dec 7, 2010 12:33 PM

              This would be a bit out of your way but Starsky in Mississauga has them (Dundas just west of Winston Churchill).

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              Starsky's
              2040 Dundas St E, Mississauga, ON L4X, CA

        3. PoppiYYZ RE: ultimate4g63 Dec 7, 2010 07:10 AM

          I'm sorry this is so far from you, but Highland Country Market (432 Highland Road East) in Stoney Creek sells excellent quality full uncured hams and shoulders for about $1/lb. My last one was 10.5kg for only $23. They will skin and bone it for you as well, and even grind it if you want.

          I plan my sausage making around my occasional trips out that way because the price and quality are excellent.

          1. jayt90 RE: ultimate4g63 Dec 7, 2010 03:50 PM

            I have purchased whole fresh hams at Highland Farms for about $1/ lb.
            The large HF on Dufferin St. below Steeles may have them, also the Vaughan outlet.
            The bones are in, but I'm sure they could remove them in a few minutes.

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            Highland Farms
            850 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1P, CA

            Highland Farms
            3300 Rutherford Rd, Vaughan, ON L4K 5Z2, CA

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              PoppiYYZ RE: jayt90 Dec 8, 2010 12:02 PM

              Thanks Jayt90, Vaughn is certainly a shorter drive than Stoney Creek for my ham. I don't think the Highland Country Market - which is also a meat packer - is related to the Highland Farms though. If you ever get the chance, check out HCM yourself. Their selection (steaks, osso buco, veal, any meat), quality, and prices are jaw dropping. In addition, it's a medium sized grocery store with an unusual selection.

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