Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Building a hot smoker is much easier than making a cold smoker. In fact I would hazard a guess that you probably have all the equipment sitting at home right now.
How to dry cure and smoke an incredibly delicious ham at home-- it's actually *really* easy.
Brined and smoked for perfect pastrami
How I made elk speck
One meal to Ruhl(man) them all. My final Charcutepalooza challenge was a Polish-inspired meal of bigos (hunter's stew) and pierogies filled with duck confit, mashed potatoes, and caramelized onions.
Homemade kielbasa-style sausages made with wild game.
Paté is one of those dishes that people assume is difficult to make, exotic to taste, expensive to buy and luxurious to afford. But it doesn’t have to be! With a little work and the right tools, you can make a great paté right at home!
Homemade bacon is so much better than anything you'll buy at the store, and it's easy to make!
How convenient. We just built a smoker and need to do something with all of our jalapeños.
Make your good salsa great by smoking the tomatoes and peppers beforehand.