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Old 10-10-2007, 09:50 PM   #1
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Pork loin cost

A local grocery store, famous for the great meat it has, has whole, boneless pork loins (cut and wrapped for free) for $1.79 a pound.

Pork is a "new" meat for me since hubby never liked it until now. Is that a good price???

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Old 10-10-2007, 10:18 PM   #2
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That is a fairly common "advertised" price for a whole boneless loin in my area. I don't recall seeing it any cheaper. So I would say it is a pretty good price.
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Old 10-10-2007, 10:22 PM   #3
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Buy it In my area it is way over $2.50 a pound
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Old 10-10-2007, 10:23 PM   #4
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Old 10-10-2007, 10:23 PM   #5
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That's a very good price for our area as well. I buy them cryovac packed and cut them into chops and roasts.
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Old 10-10-2007, 10:26 PM   #6
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Yummm...cut them into chops is a great idea! I'm really "pork" uneducated. Hubby likes bacon but not much else that comes from the pig!
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Old 10-10-2007, 10:39 PM   #7
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Wow, Angie. That's a great price. I'd cut it into a few chops, a small roast and then cut the "frags" into chunks for stir-fry. You can get a lot out of a great big loin...and at that price, you can eat like royalty.
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Old 10-12-2007, 09:34 PM   #8
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When it's marked down like that I by 3 or 4 and pop them in the freezer. It's one of the finest cuts of meat you can buy.

I have a few different ways of cooking loin that I never get tired of.
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Old 10-12-2007, 11:43 PM   #9
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Yep,I would go for it just be sure to not over cook it. medium at the most a little bit of pink in the meat is what you want.
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Old 10-24-2007, 03:04 PM   #10
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That price would be fairly cheap here in west Chiacgo. Even at Sam's Club it ranges from $2.00 and up per pound. At the grocery chains it can be rediculaous. I saw boneless chicken for $5.00 a pound not long ago.
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$1.69-$1.99 pound is my buy range on pork, and I'm cheap to a fault!

A simple pork roast recipe I like to fall back on is to just rub the whole surface liberally with minced garlic, marjoram, and a bit of salt and pepper, then roast uncovered until internal temp hits 165F.
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I'd buy it too, we eat it a lot - chicken fried, grilled, roast and cubed for pork chop suey, it is the other white meat, very lean - Pork rules !
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I'd buy it too, we eat it a lot - chicken fried, grilled, roast and cubed for pork chop suey, it is the other white meat, very lean - Pork rules !
Well, you don't want it TOO lean... A bit of marbling makes all the difference in the world.
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Since we're on the topic of cost, could some one tell me how much Pork would cost per pound if you just wanted some for a stew? Basically the pork equivilant to Beef Select... Please! ^~^
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Since we're on the topic of cost, could some one tell me how much Pork would cost per pound if you just wanted some for a stew? Basically the pork equivilant to Beef Select... Please! ^~^

Welcome to DC Solomon!! Make yourself at home.

For pork stew look for Pork (Boston) butts. Sometimes they are advertised at 99 cents per pound. Anything from around $1.49 and down would be good also.

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Thank you for the welcome and thank you for the answer! ^~^
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it's about the same here in Pa.
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