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Butt and Rubs?

Mole351Mole351 Posts: 110
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
Couple of butt/shoulder questions. Where can I buy a decent sized butt? The chain grocery stores around here (Kroger, farm fresh) only have small ones (6lbs) IF they have them at all. Could go to a butcher but would be pricey i think. Second - I've used dizzy dust for the butts I've done - looking for new rubs to try...suggestions?


  • Mole351Mole351 Posts: 110
    I ask about the size because I always see people on here posting about 8-10lb buts it seems...
  • Outlaw77Outlaw77 Posts: 71
    @mole351 I get mine at SAMs club. They come in the cryo bags. The ones at my grocery store are normally small 4 to 6 lb range also.
  • llrickmanllrickman Posts: 498
    I really like Bad Byrons Butt Rub for pork butt. Its got a realy good flavor

    Ive done 6-7lbs and ones over 10 and i dont see much difference other than the amout of time taking to cook them
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,777
    As above, with butts the different sizes really don't have an impact on the ease of cook or flavor.  Mainly just time to finish.  I can usually find 6-9 # ones at the Kroger chain around Louisville, KY. 
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