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Jun 01, 2021
How to get hair off pig feet - It Works
by: Anonymous

I don't know alot about cooking pig feet but using a lighter or sand paper might work

Jul 20, 2015
Singe It Off
by: Char

The way I was taught to remove hair from pigs feet was to singe it off. We would remove the grate from one of the eyes of the stove, turn it on and slowly pass the foot over the fire, singeing off the hairs. Of course, you will have the smell of burning hair for a while, but it works quickly and it's easy enough! I haven't tried the disposable razor or tweezers (new school) but I've singed many a foot coming up and that's the way I still do it! One note: the person who recommended tweezing said that's the only way to get all the hair and I must say that is probably true. Singeing only gets what's on top of the skin.
tr.v. singed, singe·ing, sing·es
1. To burn superficially; scorch.

2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame. See Synonyms at burn1.

3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).

4. To burn the nap from (cloth) in manufacturing.

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Jan 23, 2012
Tweezers for the job
by: Hair Removal

I keep tweezers especially to pull the hair off the pig feet.
When I finish with the tweezers. I wash them with hot soapy water and a little clorox and put them away until the next time.

I find with razors the hairs are still in the meat. The tweezers seem to pull the hairs all the way out.

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