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What part of the pig is the "knuckle" ?

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What part of the pig is the "knuckle" ?

HungryDante | Mar 24, 2007 06:21 PM

I keep looking at the positively pornographic photo of Daniel Boulud's "Pig Knuckles with Endives" in one of his fine cookbooks. It looks unctiously delicious. But I can't seem to find pig knuckles in any markets: I've tried Korean, Mexican, Vietnamese, and Rich White People markets all over Los Angeles. (There is no such thing as a proper butcher where I live).

Just what part of the pig is the "knuckle" ?

Here's a picture of one (no, not Boulud's... this one is Filipino):

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