Recently there has been a resurgence in pickling, canning and curing at home. The art of charcuterie and salumi is no exception and more people are beginning to try their hand at making their own cured meats and sausage at home.
Processing pickles at lower temperatures than boiling is a safe and effective way to maintain the crisp, crunchy texture that we love about pickles! Learn how here and check out the results of a pickling experiment to test methods of crisping.
I have never been a fan of ham. Spiral-sliced, country-style, Black Forest,...doesn't much matter. My take away is almost always . Being the type that always likes to DIY, I tinkered with my version of ham until it came out positively addictive