Our family half hog cut list for August 2019

Leg

Smoke the hocks

Grind the leg for sausage (no ham, as we made a lot of ham from a different pig and still have plenty)

Sausage: equal amounts of No-Sugar Breakfast Sausage, Sweet Italian Sausage, and Bratwurst

Belly

Side bacon

Spare ribs

Shoulder

Cottage bacon (made from the Boston butt part of the shoulder)

Shoulder steaks (1/2 inch) made from the picnic shoulder

Loin

Bone in double-thickness (1 1/4 inch) pork chops (rib, center, and sirloin)

Other

Jowl bacon

Soup bones, Fat, Skin, Offal, Tail, Feet