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where to buy a fresh ham 18 plus pounds

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salimykid Nov 11, 2011 06:37 PM

Thank you for the help

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    SimplyMarie Nov 12, 2011 10:15 AM

    Where are you located? This is probably something that will have to be pre-ordered by you, but I would think any local butcher could accomodate you. Locally to me, Thwaite's Market in Methuen and Butcher Boy in North Andover are two that come to mind.

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      salimykid Nov 12, 2011 04:25 PM

      I live in the south shore but i spend 2 days in boston every week

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        SimplyMarie Nov 14, 2011 05:34 PM

        Okay..so neither of my original suggestions would be practical for you.
        You could try Hilltop Butcher shop in Weymouth. I've never been to that one, but the one in Saugus is very friendly and accommodating.

    2. StriperGuy Nov 12, 2011 05:16 PM

      Any supermarket could probably order ahead. Certainly a Market Basket. McKinnon's in Somerville, Sulmona butcher in the North End. Heck head to NewMarket Sq. (right off 93S) and poke around the wholesalers. Sure someone will sell you a ham.

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        Chef Bwana Nov 14, 2011 09:59 PM

        Also consider buying two 9-10 lbs hams.

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