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?
This describes my first steps in making culatello, using the recipe in Ruhlman & Polcyn's Salumi. This is my first attempt at curing hams this size, but I'm optimistic.
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