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Old 06-07-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
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Why does no one stock sirloin chops?

Seriously... Not the supermarkets, not the butchers... And it's the best piece of the lamb by far (much more meat than the loin/rib chops).

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Old 06-10-2008, 09:57 PM   #2
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I hear ya. The cuts of lamb today at the big chain supermarkets are
rediculously fatty. Totally riddled with fat to the point that I don't buy them anymore.
Also, only very small cuts in 2 paks.

I haven't seen lamb center cuts or lamb sirloin in years.
Probably due to costs.

My dads Naval commisary store used to sell delicious lamb center cuts.

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Old 06-10-2008, 10:19 PM   #3
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I see sirloin chops where I shop. Most of the lamb products I see are bought prepackaged by the market and just weighed and priced at the store.
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I see sirloin chops where I shop. Most of the lamb products I see are bought prepackaged by the market and just weighed and priced at the store.
Talk to the meat manager and ask for the cuts you want.
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Old 06-11-2008, 02:09 AM   #5
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I guess it depends on where you live. We don't have a lot of lamb in TX - but I could usually find sirloin chops at Albertsons and Tom Thumb when they put out a primal half broken down to cuts (back a couple of years ago when they still had butchers). These days - only two places I know of are Whole Foods Market (in Arlington) and Central Market (on the other side of Ft. Worth) ... and they both still have real butchers.
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Old 06-11-2008, 03:49 PM   #6
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What's a butcher???
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What's a butcher???
a vanishing breed, sadly unfortunately, no laughing matter.
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Old 06-11-2008, 04:15 PM   #8
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In our area I only see rack of lamb, loin chops and sholder chops.
We do have leg of lamb, but I'd really like to try a whole shoulder which I never see.
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