Pork Neck bones?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by steamaway, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. steamaway

    steamaway Smoke Blower

    I found these at my local grocery store. They look good and were super cheap. I think I will treat them like rib tips.. Any suggestions would be appreciated. 

  2. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Neck bones are for soup to me.
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I've smoked them and added them to beans and the like...   All smoked pig is goooooood.....    Dave
  4. snorkelinggirl

    snorkelinggirl Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Neck bones are tough and fatty, but absolutely delicious. They cook best using slow moist cooking methods like braising, cooking in a crock pot, or simmering in a sauce or what not. I've had them smoked and not smoked, they are great both ways. It is a very flavorful cut of meat. But they put out a lot of fat when cooking and there are lots of small bits of bone, so I'd recommend cooking them by themselves, stripping the meat off, then just adding the meat to whatever. I've made some amazing pork ragu using neck bones.
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  5. steamaway

    steamaway Smoke Blower

    Awesome, thanks for your help. Once I get them out of the package i'll decide which way to go with them. Firing up the smoker shortly, I have some nice spares to throw on too!

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