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Old 11-30-2011, 10:43 AM   #1
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Shopping the sales

I picked up a whole boneless pork loin (natural - NOT marinated or flavored in any way) on sale @ $1.49/lb total weight 9.78 lb, total cost $14.57. I broke it down into 10 meals (4 servings each). I didn't weigh each package but I got -
1 package of cubes
1 package of 4 chops w/pocket for stuffing
8 packages of 4 chops each (thin chops)

It roughly breaks down to .36 a serving for boneless pork loin. Add starch, veggie and/or salad and we are talking around $2.00 (+/-) a meal (per person/serving). I think thats a pretty good deal.
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Old 11-30-2011, 10:47 AM   #2
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Congrats on the great deal. I've done the same thing in the past but sometimes take a roast off the big end and make chops from the rest.
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:03 AM   #3
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Congrats on the great deal. I've done the same thing in the past but sometimes take a roast off the big end and make chops from the rest.
I have done that also but not lately.
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:15 AM   #4
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Well done!
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Old 11-30-2011, 12:35 PM   #5
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Good buy!
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Old 11-30-2011, 12:55 PM   #6
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Congrats on the great deal. I've done the same thing in the past but sometimes take a roast off the big end and make chops from the rest.
I do just the opposite. I leave the roast from the small end.

I noticed a large stack of pork loins in the store today, when I went for milk. I was going to check them out and look over the beef tenderloins they had for 3.99/lb, but passed the frozen food cooler on the way there and never made it beyond the Russian snow crab clusters for 6.99/lb So I got three packages of those instead.
I'm a big sale shopper and have a hard time passing up a bargain.
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Great deal, MsM. I also cut them into various pieces, including a roast....which I actually take from the middle!

To each his own!
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Great deal, MsM. I also cut them into various pieces, including a roast....which I actually take from the middle!

To each his own!

Well we've got that covered!
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:19 PM   #9
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I guess the final option is to make the whole thing a roast and skip the chops altogether.
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:48 PM   #10
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That is a great price!

Those thin "chops" are nice pounded out and breaded for a fake veal parm or schnitzel type thing!
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