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Re: need some advice

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Posted by kcmike on May 23, 2011 at 10:57:37:

In Reply to: need some advice posted by Nick in IL on May 22, 2011 at 19:10:18:

Hey Nick,

I usually figure 1/3 lb. per person on pulled pork. So, with 30 folks you'll need around 10 lbs. of finished product. This generally equates to about 20 lbs. raw weight. So, depending on the size of your butts (grin - insert Sir Mix-A-Lot lyrics), you'll need somewhere between two and three butts. Always err on the side of more than less.

Beans - a 10 lb. can should be more than enough. With fixin's added, this makes about a gallon of beans and that will be plenty for 30 people.

Slaw - in my experience, I can usually get by with about half as much slaw as beans. However, it's relatively cheap, so I'd go with a gallon of it too.

Hope this helps,

Oakridge BBQ

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