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Old 08-28-2006, 10:23 AM   #1
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Pork Shank?

Ok i am a bit confused,

UNO's Restaurant has an item on there menu called BBQ "pork stick" It is about the size of and the shape of a small turkey leg with a thin bone (about 1/2 inch in diameter) that runs through the middle of it. The Menu says its a "Pork Shank"

I thought the "shank" was the bottom end of a shoulder where they cut the foot off. If i am pictuing this correctly that end is about 3-7 inches in diameter. is there another part of the pig called the "shank" that would resemble a turkey leg?

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Jon
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Old 08-29-2006, 08:54 AM   #2
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Jon, I had one this weekend cooked with Rosemarie at a Jazz Festivle I was working at...I was just about to post the same question. Ive never seen the shank in a store..It was good tender and tasty meat !
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