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How to bind chopped pepperoni, salami, and bacon

I have this sandwich I make that I think is pretty good, except that I have a problem with it falling apart. Basically I take sliced salami, sliced pepperoni, (precooked) bacon, and banana peppers ...
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What is this distinctive smell in some dry cured sausage?

A lot of good dry cured sausage, especially styles of salami with mold on the casing, has a very specific smell. I'm not sure how to describe it, but in my mind it's somehow strongly associated with ...
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Should dry salami develop green mould?

I recently (5 weeks ago), purchased a set of dry salami from a food festival. I kept them in the plastic bag that they came in; however, when I recently checked them, they were completely covered with ...
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How can I control humidity levels when curing salami?

I have a problem with a fridge I am converting to a curer, namely high humidity. I have read a similar question on this forum, however my problem is slightly more complicated. I will start off by ...
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What temperature should I serve salami at?

I have recently found out that certain foods are meant to be served at certain temperatures. I really enjoy salami, but I normally eat it from the fridge. Is it meant to be served chilled, at room ...
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Making saucisson sec from salami at home

I bought a peppercorn salami a few days ago. I would like to make from it what the French call "Saucisson sec" in their world of Charcuterie, essentially cured dry sausage. But I am not sure about ...
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Do I have to cook salame

My specific query is to the products on http://www.columbussalame.com/products/italian-delicacies The website says that it is "cured and naturally aged" Does this mean I dont have to cook it before ...
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How long should you keep Salami for?

I bought a piece of salami from a supermarket a week ago (a large chunk of a full sausage from the delicatessen, not sliced stuff in a pack) and I was wondering how long past the 'use by' date it's ...
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Is there a difference between 'Saucisson Sec' and 'Salami'?

Is there difference between Saucisson Sec and Salami?
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What's the difference between Salami and Pepperoni?

What is the difference as far as content-pork, beef?