To Make a Salami, Part 2, Build It

To Make a Salami, Part 2, Build It

Now that we’ve got all our supplies, See Part 1, we build it! What we are going to do is wire in the temperature controller to the original thermostat within the refrigerator, then wire in the humidity controller to the humidifier and fan, and wire both into the power supply. So, let us start with the wiring of the Thermostat. This is pretty straight forward. We are going to wire in the temperature control to replace the leads from the…

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To Make a Salami, Part 1, Gather Supplies

To Make a Salami, Part 1, Gather Supplies

This is the first of several parts that will detail the making of classic, cured salami at home. The traditional salami is not smoked or cooked in any conventional way. Instead it is cured by means of bacteria and drying. By these means, it is preserved from spoilage. The process of curing the salami is a precise and deliberate process requiring strict adherence to time, humidity, and temperature. The end result will rob harmful bacteria of the materials, nutrients and…

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Good Lard

Good Lard

I love lard. There, I said it and I’m not ashamed who knows it. There exists today a small number of us who are on a mission to fight back against lard’s undeserved reputation as the cigarettes of cooking fats, and to help restore people’s faith in lard for the natural and, dare-I-say, healthy wonder that it is. We worship the lard, and it’s time that you accept the lard back into your hearts, and, more importantly, into your kitchens.