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HELP! Boston Butt from butcher looks different

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    HELP! Boston Butt from butcher looks different

    Hi, Got 4 pork shoulders from butcher which arrived today.(sadly no chance to see them prior to arrival - not easy to get good meat in China) It looks completely different to the other 2 Butts I have cooked - I assume they have sent me the picnic rather than the butt. See images below.
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    Was about to salt them as cooking them in about 19 hours time but they are still frozen.

    I need to remove the skin is there anything else I should do in order to get good pulled pork from them.

    Have a large party with a lot of my colleagues coming from work to taste my BBQ for the first time.
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    It’s a little hard to tell but looks like you may have the entire shoulder blade rather than just the top portion that come in a classical "butt" as we know it. So maybe some butt and some picnic. Should make great pulled pork. Skin it and proceed as normal. Good luck!


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    • Henrik
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    If its pig and got a pulse it will smoke ......


      Cheers, was just a little worried


        Ditto. Add cook time.


          Nice cut, Your guest will enjoy it.



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