Home Made Charcuterie

We have some pretty talented friends. Curing your own meats at home is a long and challenging process, and recently our friend shared some of his delicious home made creations with us. 

He cured these meats for at least a month each. What a great investment of time this turned out to be. The various cuts of meat really do take on the intense flavors of the spices on the outside. 

Home Cured Charcuterie

Wiki-How shares step-by-step details about how to cure meat at home.

Read the article, here.

Home Cured Charcuterie

His next project includes curing a large pork belly and another amazing cut of meat from a local farmer, Lick Creek Beef and Pork. Always enjoy visiting the booth at Farmer's Market each Saturday. 

Home Cured Charcuterie
Home Cured Charcuterie

Below, the panchetta, which looks a lot like bacon! It was the only one of these cured meats that had to be cooked prior to eating.

Home Cured Charcuterie
Home Cured Charcuterie
Home Cured Charcuterie
Home Cured Charcuterie

I just can't get over how nice these are!