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Equipment for Meat Curing Guide – What You Do & Don’t Need

The equipment for curing meats & smoking can be really simple and you may have what you need. It’s a big category and it has morphed into a skill and craft with so many options you can do at home. Will breakdown all the bits and pieces whether you want to dry cure, hot smoke, cold smoke or make healthy …

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Definition of a Charcuterie Board? (Inspiring Pictures)

I wanted to share some inspiration and hopefully explain more about what is a charcuterie board. You see them around restaurants a lot. Many friends love my charcuterie boards, we put a lot of heart and soul into the ones we create. What is the Definition of a Charcuterie Board? The modern definition is a selection of food that offers contrasts, …

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Difference between Salami and Salumi – Definitive Guide

The Italian cured meats topic is massive, from living & visiting Italy – my studies of the traditional aspects have been up close and personal. Even venturing to Norca, supposedly the beginnings of salumi and dry-cured meat in Italy. From studying classic Italian meat curing for decades, here is a complete breakdown of the traditional Italian cured meat world. You …