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What part of the ham does a hock come from?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:24 PM on Apr. 18, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • yum... its a nuckle in the leg i think lol not sure/
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:34 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • ok i was a lil close its from the ankle joint
    chrstny88

    Answer by chrstny88 at 2:37 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • wisegeek.com says ankle, yahoo answers says knee of hind leg so take your pick or ask your butcher
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:40 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • I am OP lol..thanks guys. I was having a debate with SO over where is came from...We were both wrong...We are making soup beans like granny's for the first time today.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:48 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • As someone that's raised animals for YEARS, I can tell you the hock is the joint in the hind leg that allows the hind leg to bend forward. Since the ham is the butt/hip/upper leg, the hock comes from the next lowest part of the hind leg. LOL sounds like an interesting debate!
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 4:55 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

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