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Can I freeze pigs ears?

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UrsusArctos Apr 8, 2013 11:07 AM

I just butchered my first pig's head and I'm wondering whether the ears are freezable as I want to try them, just not today.

Thanks for any help you can give.

Sam.

  1. Candy Apr 8, 2013 04:09 PM

    Frozen is the only way I can get them other than dried and cured in strips for my dogs.

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      INDIANRIVERFL Apr 8, 2013 11:48 AM

      Scub them now. Thefreezing seems to "set" any dirt or blood.

      1. paulj Apr 8, 2013 11:44 AM

        Sure, they can be frozen. They are just skin and cartilage. They can be frozen raw or after simmering till tender.

        1. ipsedixit Apr 8, 2013 11:12 AM

          Sure can.

          Buy frozen pig ears all the time. Wouldn't eat them raw, but defrosted pig ears are just fine for frying or in stews (braises).

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