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Can I freeze pigs ears?

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.


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  1. ipsedixit RE: UrsusArctos 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).

    1. paulj RE: UrsusArctos 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.

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        INDIANRIVERFL RE: UrsusArctos Apr 8, 2013 11:48 AM

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

        1. Candy RE: UrsusArctos 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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