Main Course

Main Course

Homemade Ham

Had a miscommunication with my Amish butcher recently. Bought a whole hog and told him I wanted the hams split instead of whole this time. A whole ham is just a lot of meat even for a large group. I was thinking split in half but he cut the hams into slabs, uncured and not […]

American, Main Course

Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon is easy to make if you know how to approach it. The key is to brine the salmon and then let it completely dry before putting it on the smoker. The drying process forms something called a pellicle on the surface of the fish. The second secret is to smoke it at a […]