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where to buy bone-in pork shoulder in DC?

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asl3y Feb 3, 2012 09:53 AM

Whole Foods in Tenleytown doesn't carry it. Need to buy it tomorrow morning so it can brine for Sunday. NWDC, preferably. THanks!

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    asl3y Feb 4, 2012 11:09 AM

    Thanks to all. Turns out that Whole Foods Friendship Heights had it!

    I'm ready to make that traditional Superbowl meal...Bo Ssam.

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      DC_eats Feb 4, 2012 11:58 AM

      How are you going to prepare the bone-in brined shoulder?

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        Terrie H. Feb 4, 2012 03:34 PM

        Ha HA! Love that!! I've been planning on making Bo Ssam this month for the first time, and have my eye on next weekend. I'd love to hear how it turns out and hear about your recipe. I live in Rockville and can find pork shoulder everywhere for a very good price. I've collected a few suggested recipes which are quite similar, but please share yours if you will.

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          asl3y Feb 4, 2012 06:58 PM

          Using this one from Momofuku:

          http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/mag...

          Will update after I make it if I have any suggestions....

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        drewpbalzac Feb 4, 2012 06:25 AM

        This morning may be too late for you tou change your choice of store - but either Union Meats or Canales' meats at eastern markets should be able too hook you up. If you don't mind
        The ride to the burbs Wegmans always stocks. Although the day before the big game I would get there ASAP.

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          kathleen440 Feb 3, 2012 12:34 PM

          Wegman's also has it.

          1. monkeyrotica Feb 3, 2012 10:51 AM

            Shoppers carries it.

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              MikeR Feb 3, 2012 10:19 AM

              Have you checked a Shopper's or Harris Teeter? I've bought bone-in pork shoulder at both of those stores in the past, though not recently. A Latin market would be a good bet, too, if there's one in your neighborhood.

              Seems like it would be a good thing to prepare BBQ for Super Bowl Sunday, but I've seen a lot of stores featuring pre-cooked ribs this year. I guess they figure that real barbecue is a lost art.

              1. agarnett100 Feb 3, 2012 10:17 AM

                You can find it at one of the following stores Shoppers Food Warehouse, Safeway, or Giant

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