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Uses for pork butt besides pulled pork?

I picked up some boneless pork butts this weekend at Costco.  Usually I can use some butchers twine and get a decent enough shape out of them, but 1 of the 2 was in at least 5 pieces and will just not stay together no matter what I do.   

I figure I could grind it and mix it with some chuck roast for meatloaf, but is there anything else you'd do with a pork butt that can't stay together? 

Thanks everyone,


Milton, GA 
XL BGE & FB300
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  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,809
    Sausages #1. Pork tacos.  
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • Cookbook_ChipCookbook_Chip Posts: 1,258
    Carnitas!
    Lovin' my Large Egg since May 2012 (Richmond, VA) ... and makin' cookbooks at http://familycookbookproject.com
    Stoker II wifi, Thermapen, and a Fork for plating photo purposes
  • MN-EggerMN-Egger Posts: 100
    We use it on nachos! 
    --
    Jeff
    Near Twin Cities, MN
    Large BGE
  • jtcBoyntonjtcBoynton Posts: 2,263
    Lots of different pork stews.
    Southeast Florida - LBGE
    In cooking, often we implement steps for which we have no explanations other than ‘that’s what everybody else does’ or ‘that’s what I have been told.’  Dare to think for yourself.
     
  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 4,321
    gmac said:
    Sausages #1. Pork tacos.  
    This right here 
    Visalia, Ca
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 17,583
    1+ on sausage making. 
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • theyolksonyoutheyolksonyou Posts: 17,264
    Tasso ham
    Jason NW GA- home of carpet and Mexican restaurants
    LBGE, MM, BS (Blackstone and the other kind)
    One sorry Labrador

    My chili did not suck. My wings either. 
  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,534
    edited October 8
    An often made as it is often requested use:
    KERI’S HOG-APPLE BAKED BEANS

    Microwave 8 pieces of bacon, save grease, dice 4 of them for this dish 

    2  28 oz  cans of Bush’s Original Baked Beans – do not drain

    ½ c Blue’s Hog Sauce or your favorite BBQ sauce

    3.0 cups of pulled pork chopped fairly fine

    1 21oz can of apple or cherry pie filling – dice so no large chunks

    1 med onion, chopped

    ½ green pepper, chopped

    ¼ c brown sugar

    2 T Worcestershire

    2 T yellow mustard

    ½ t chipotle or cayenne pepper

    1 t Blue’s Hog dry rub or your favorite dry rub

    Sauté onion and green pepper in the bacon grease. Mix all the remaining ingredients in a cast iron Dutch Oven stirring thoroughly. Bake in BGE indirect at 325° dome using plate setter with legs up and some spacers for air flow for 1 hour with NO lid on the DO. 

    Source: via thirdeye on 10-24-07. Originator was someone named Keri C, smoking on Tulsa Time

    L, M, S &  Mini

    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • 1voyager1voyager Posts: 470
    Chile Verde
    Somewhere in Colorado
    LBGE, PGS A40 Gasser and too much Griswold cast iron cookware.
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,532
    Another vote for sausage. A grinder works of course, but so does a food processor if you don't have a grinder.

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • WoodchunkWoodchunk Posts: 744
    Tacos al pastor
  • TeefusTeefus Posts: 759
    Rotisserie followed by thick slices is one way. Thick slices followed by grilling rocks too. 
    Michiana, South of the border.
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,994
    Cube it up and do pork butt burnt ends


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • BobDangerBobDanger Posts: 270
    RRP said:
    An often made as it is often requested use:
    KERI’S HOG-APPLE BAKED BEANS

    Microwave 8 pieces of bacon, save grease, dice 4 of them for this dish 

    2  28 oz  cans of Bush’s Original Baked Beans – do not drain

    ½ c Blue’s Hog Sauce or your favorite BBQ sauce

    3.0 cups of pulled pork chopped fairly fine

    1 21oz can of apple or cherry pie filling – dice so no large chunks

    1 med onion, chopped

    ½ green pepper, chopped

    ¼ c brown sugar

    2 T Worcestershire

    2 T yellow mustard

    ½ t chipotle or cayenne pepper

    1 t Blue’s Hog dry rub or your favorite dry rub

    Sauté onion and green pepper in the bacon grease. Mix all the remaining ingredients in a cast iron Dutch Oven stirring thoroughly. Bake in BGE indirect at 325° dome using plate setter with legs up and some spacers for air flow for 1 hour with NO lid on the DO. 

    Source: via thirdeye on 10-24-07. Originator was someone named Keri C, smoking on Tulsa Time

    Many thanks...making this tomorrow.

    dumb question what do you do with the 4 spare pieces of bacon...😄
    Eastern Shore Virginia 

    Medium & Mini Max
  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,534
    BobDanger said:
    RRP said:
    An often made as it is often requested use:
    KERI’S HOG-APPLE BAKED BEANS

    Microwave 8 pieces of bacon, save grease, dice 4 of them for this dish 

    2  28 oz  cans of Bush’s Original Baked Beans – do not drain

    ½ c Blue’s Hog Sauce or your favorite BBQ sauce

    3.0 cups of pulled pork chopped fairly fine

    1 21oz can of apple or cherry pie filling – dice so no large chunks

    1 med onion, chopped

    ½ green pepper, chopped

    ¼ c brown sugar

    2 T Worcestershire

    2 T yellow mustard

    ½ t chipotle or cayenne pepper

    1 t Blue’s Hog dry rub or your favorite dry rub

    Sauté onion and green pepper in the bacon grease. Mix all the remaining ingredients in a cast iron Dutch Oven stirring thoroughly. Bake in BGE indirect at 325° dome using plate setter with legs up and some spacers for air flow for 1 hour with NO lid on the DO. 

    Source: via thirdeye on 10-24-07. Originator was someone named Keri C, smoking on Tulsa Time

    Many thanks...making this tomorrow.

    dumb question what do you do with the 4 spare pieces of bacon...😄
    Not a dumb question! Just a dumb cut and paste post by me! It should have read 8 pieces for a full recipe or 4 for a half reciepe! 
    L, M, S &  Mini

    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • DWFIIDWFII Posts: 293
    Probably pretty pedestrian fare but we like to make burritos...with flour tortillas, pepper jack, pulled pork, black rice, spicy refried beans, and condiments such as pickled onion, and guac, lettuce, etc..

    YMMV
    Bespoke boot and shoemaker--45+ years
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  • YukonRonYukonRon Posts: 13,393
    I make a dish of tater tots, piled with pulled pork shredded cheese, diced smoked garlic, chopped roasted onion, and your favorite BBQ sauce....messy, but delicious.
    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,700
    make porchetta, it doesn't have to be one piece, this will work with whatever you have, the cannoli part is optional =) :


    happy in the hut
    West Chester Pennsylvania
  • johnnypjohnnyp Posts: 3,276
    pork burnt ends
    XL & MM BGE, 36" Blackstone - Newport News, VA
  • HoustonEggerHoustonEgger Posts: 557
    Slice it into pork steaks
    Formerly of Houston, TX - Now Located in Bastrop, TX
    I work in the 'que business now (since 2017)

    6 Eggs: (1) XL, (2) Large, (1) Small, (1) Minimax & (1) Mini - Egging since 2007
    Also recently gained: (1) Gas Thing (came with the house), (1) 36" Blackstone Griddle & (1) Pitts & Spitts Pellet Smoker
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 11,571
    One of my favorites right here

    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.”
  • KupkakedKupkaked Posts: 25
    Pork Butt Burnt Ends is prob where I would end up, or Al Pastor Tacos
    Haddon Township, NJ
  • FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 2,174
    MN-Egger said:
    We use it on nachos! 
    my favorite thing to do with it
    Boom
  • GoooDawgsGoooDawgs Posts: 793
    thanks for the tips everyone.  I'll go with the burnt ends.   Usually I take the butt off at 170 to cube up, so I assume if the butt is already destroyed just cube it up raw and cook it like normal burnt ends? 
    Milton, GA 
    XL BGE & FB300
  • GATravellerGATraveller Posts: 6,342
    Pozole

    "Social media gives legions of idiots the right to speak when they once only spoke at a bar after a glass of wine, without harming the community [...] but now they have the same right to speak as a Nobel Prize winner. It's the invasion of the idiots."

                                                                                  -Umberto Eco

    2 Large
    Peachtree Corners, GA
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 3,414
    Asian lettuce wraps!!
  • Matt86mMatt86m Posts: 142
    johnnyp said:
    pork burnt ends

    Just did this (with a bone in) but can be done with the boneless from Costco.


    Cows eat grass therefore I am Vegan
    IG -->  matt_86m
  • BigGreenBeanBigGreenBean Posts: 105
    I make enchiladas in batches and put them in the freezer for school night meals when things are busy.  Simplest thing.
    Virginia Beach, VA
  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 2,093
    RRP said:
    An often made as it is often requested use:
    KERI’S HOG-APPLE BAKED BEANS


    Thank you for sharing this!  Must have just missed this before I joined the original forum.  Have you tried the Peach?  Perfect timing as I smoked a couple of butts this weekend...


    Southlake, TX, and Cowhouse Creek, Gatesville, TX.  2 Large, 1 Small and a lot of Eggcessories.
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 6,167
    We've used leftover pulled pork on baked potatoes. Great meal.
    Steve 
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

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