Does anyone have an idea where I could buy regular butcher paper?
Mary from Newark, California
Restaurant supply stores that are open to the public carry regular butcher paper in my area (PA), so you could check there.
Souds silly but if you have a local butcher, stop in and ask where they get their paper or if you could buy a roll from them.
Do you have a Sam's Club where you are? You might try there.
Talk to the butcher at your market. They might sell you some and maybe even give it to you if you're not asking for a lot ;-)
In school and in church ( children's) we use what we call butcher paper. It comes in huge rolls of all colors. If you want to buy it by the yard or whatever you can probably go to a school supply store like "Lakeshore" or "Learning is fun".'
I have bought several rolls from Office Depot, and Michael's Craft store. We used this for creating Project timelines and Objective Milestones. The rolls were approximatly 36" wide X 290' long.
If you are talking about just regular white paper that you use to cover meats. It is paper on one side and slick on the other. You can get that at Food Lion or Wal-Mart. It is Reynolds Freezer paper. It is with the other wraps and zip-lock bags. I use it mainly to cover the deer meat my husband gets when he hunts, but have also used it for hamburger and chicken.
Butcher paper and Freezer paper are not the same thing! Butcher paper can be bleached or non bleached. There is no plastic coating on one side. Freezer paper is bleached and has plastic coating on one side. You can put butcher paper in oven. Parchment paper is better for this. You do not want to use Freezer in cooking.
I am very lucky to have a butcher that will sell me the paper. He will get his large roll down to a size good for me, then I get it, usually is enough for at least 3 - 6 months. Since I buy most of my meat from him many times he does not charge me anything. The other paper I love to use is parchment paper. Here in Canada you can buy it at most $ Stores in packages that have pre-cut sheets the size of a cookie tray. My husband tends to use the pre-cut pieces when cooking rather than take the time to cut from the roll. It is wonderful not to have any clean up other than throw out the paper!
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