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ISO Ham Hocks not the fresh pork hocks

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JadeMyst Oct 3, 2012 03:59 PM

I haven't been able to find ham hocks recently; anybody know of any place around NDG/Westmount that still carries them? I have a hankering for simmered falling-off-the-bone ham hock with cabbage,potatoes, carrots and celery poached in the ham broth.

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    Gloriaa Oct 4, 2012 05:10 AM

    I would try the Atlantic meat market on cote des neiges. They have the best ham and a lot of other delicious meats, smoked salmon and prepared foods.

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      JadeMyst Oct 14, 2012 06:06 PM

      ty, I'll take a look there

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        fotobug Oct 14, 2012 07:42 PM

        Quick question ..... Where is the Atlantic Meat Market on Cote des Neige ????

        Thanks !!!!

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          Daiya Oct 14, 2012 08:03 PM

          Boucherie Atlantique at 5060 Côte-des-Neiges (corner Queen Mary), closed Sundays.

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      JadeMyst Oct 21, 2012 03:34 PM

      I ended up buying a smoked pork hock/schweinehaxen at Atlantique but haven't cooked it yet. It's not quite a ham hock like I used to have as a child, which was the actual nob end of a whole ham but I guess it'll do. The hock feels like the flesh is fairly raw rather than firm like an old-fashioned salted ham. Before you ask, we used to buy our hams from a local smoke house and the hams used to hang from beams in the rafters and we bought our bacon from there too. I guess I'll make it German or Austrian style.

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