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#3214220 - 04/05/13 09:04 AM Pork Belly in Memphis?
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Does anyone know where I can buy pork Bellies for "makin bakin" around town? I have found a whole case but do not want to start out making 30lbs at one shot nor keep it in the freezer if I get tired of the process. I don't know why but I am sick of store bought and want to try and make bacon on my own. Thanks for the help.
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#3214226 - 04/05/13 09:09 AM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: memace]
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Farmer's market. You'll have to order it one week and they'll have it for you the next. We usually get one each year as there are a couple of sellers that raise heritage hogs.
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#3214247 - 04/05/13 09:27 AM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: Poser]
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Buy the big and make bacon with half and braise the other half. Then I'll be there in half-n-hour.
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#3214276 - 04/05/13 10:02 AM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: jb3]
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When we have gotten them in the past, I have taken the bellies to Charlies Meat Mkt and had them cut the frozen belly into a few pieces. Since I am by no means a master bacon maker, I would prefer to make it in small batches so that I can experiment more.
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#3214343 - 04/05/13 11:01 AM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: Poser]
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Which Farmers Market do you get it from? Do you know the vendor's name? I am new at this and want maybe 5lbs or so to try out a few recipes I have seen
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#3214352 - 04/05/13 11:11 AM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: memace]
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 Originally Posted By: memace
Which Farmers Market do you get it from? Do you know the vendor's name? I am new at this and want maybe 5lbs or so to try out a few recipes I have seen


Newmann Farms. They have a primary vendor downtown, but they usually have a smaller setup at the Cooper Young market, too. You could probably call them a few days ahead and have them bring it with them.
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#3214369 - 04/05/13 11:40 AM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: Poser]
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http://www.westwindfarms.com/default.aspx

West Wind Farms is another source of bacon and pork bellies. I use their bacon. It's pricey, but I have tried three other farmers at my farmer's market, who have better prices, without satisfaction. Their quality can't be beat. Their sausages are top notch too.
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#3215344 - 04/06/13 07:49 PM Re: Pork Belly in Memphis? [Re: memace]
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 Originally Posted By: memace
Does anyone know where I can buy pork Bellies for "makin bakin" around town? I have found a whole case but do not want to start out making 30lbs at one shot nor keep it in the freezer if I get tired of the process. I don't know why but I am sick of store bought and want to try and make bacon on my own. Thanks for the help.


I saw some at the Downtown Farmers Market today....neighborhood of $5 or $6 per pound.
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