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Pork Jowl? SNJ area

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FriedClamFanatic Jun 5, 2013 09:24 AM

I buy this now from Burgers Smokehouse, but wondering if anyone locally offers it

The closer to West Chester PA/Wilmington DE the better

Ever seen it at Costco etc?

Also, I have one butcher where I can order uncut slabs of bacon, but would appreciate other sources

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    Spaetzle75 Jul 19, 2013 04:37 PM

    Are you looking for guanciale?

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      FriedClamFanatic Jul 19, 2013 07:08 PM

      I'll take that too......pure hog jowl is slightly different but guanciale is good too

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        Spaetzle75 Jul 19, 2013 07:21 PM

        any good Italian market would carry guanciale. Have you tried asking for pork cheeks? same thing different name.

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          FriedClamFanatic Jul 20, 2013 09:59 AM

          thanks

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      richardsmith Jul 19, 2013 05:21 AM

      some wallmarts carry them, call around

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        johnpm Jun 5, 2013 01:53 PM

        You can try Bringhurst Meats in Berlin NJ. They are full-service butchers. I know they do bacon, don't know about jowls.

        http://www.bringhurstmeats.com/

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          FriedClamFanatic Jun 5, 2013 02:10 PM

          thanks!.they do whole pigs, so maybe a call will find out

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          drsmoke Jun 5, 2013 09:29 AM

          FCF, stick to Burgers, best there is, Costco doesn't carry it, I've never seen it anywhere except in a few catalogues, IMHO Burgers is the best. Chewingthethefat, here!!

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            FriedClamFanatic Jun 5, 2013 09:59 AM

            Thanks!...Yeah, so far, I tend to agree. I love Burgers products. Like most MailOrder firms, a bit pricey, but not outrageous, like some. but I gotta wonder what all these Amish/Mennonite folks do with the stuff they sell in the local markets (and from where they get it)

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              FriedClamFanatic Jul 18, 2013 08:55 AM

              Hey Chewy!.not sure how else to get his to you. Just to let you know that you and Joe are sadly missed. If you lurk under a pseudonym, you'll even see there's a thread dedicated to you 2..hope we see you back "over the fence" some day

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