12 Oct Photos by Donna Turner Ruhlman (click pic to go to see her posts). I demoed Home-Cured Bacon (adapted from Charcuterie). —Order five. E. said: I got Salumi together with Charcuterie, by the same authors. by Ellie Topp Food in Jars by Marisa McClellan Charcuterie by Michael Ruhlman. Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking and Curing is a book by Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn about using the process of charcuterie to cure.

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The experience “became a fascination that transformed into a quest” to understand the larger world of food preservation, called charcuterie, once a critical factor in human survival. The chief concern with sodium nitrite, as I understand it, is the production of carcinogenic substances called nitrosomines sp?

Second, will this bacon, if sliced thin enough produce bacon crumbles, like the store bought stuff does?

Many of the recipes are a bit out of my reach, I don’t have smoking equipment and my climate doesn’t reall I don’t read cookbooks cover-to-cover but I’ve trawled through this enough to get everything I can out of it until I need a recipe.

At the time, Polcyn was teaching butchery at Schoolcraft College outside Detroit. Also plasma proteins come out and coagulate into puss-like blobs. Whole Beast Butchery Ryan Farr.


The text reflects this, with little essays ruulman anecdotes about the authors’ childhoods, travels etc. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing

Ellendra Any ideas about my second question, confitting with butter? Fermented Vegetables Kristen Shockey. How wonderful to be able to make cured meats at home! Jan 07, Angela Boord rated it it was amazing Shelves: But other than that, the book is well detailed on all facets including the proper butchering of pig as well as explaining the parts of the pig and what types of food they create.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. I got my bellies at a meat wholesaler. First off, thanks, what a wonderful addition to my cooking skills. The content is informative and useful, but also entertaining.

First cookbook I’ve gotten in a long while that I’ve started on page one and read straight through.

Use the recipe below. Home Sausage Making Charles G.

I have about 8 pounds of bacon curing in my fridge right now. Not rujlman does it give you a great overview of the history and origins, but provides technique and great step by steps and starting points from things like confit to lardo. Foreword by Thomas Keller. Revised and Updated is organized into chapters on key practices: It is a fantastic read and I highly recommend this for anyone in the field or hobbyists that love food and are willing to try some advanced preparations and cooking techniques.


The Craft of Ruuhlman, Smoking, and Curing 4. Responses to posts can display ruhllman depending on where you comment. That they have done this in a manner which is accessible and useful to the home chef is a triumph.

Vinegar from Waste Fruits William V. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. So cut off a piece and cook it. Good read good recipes If you want to smoke cure or Brian this is an excellent book. Tags I had no fear about curing bacon until you said there are plenty of reasons not to do it: Or should I just try it and see?

Good writeup, so easy, so delicious! The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing. I can answer ruhllman the bacon fat. The DIY corned beef and fermented pickles were amazing, I would recommend everyone who likes to cook try to make these.