Spice it, salt it, slice and eat. Repeat. That's charcuterie.
Think you can make your own bacon at home? With BetsyLife's recipe, you can - and with some curing salt it is quite easy too. From corned beef to salmon, these recipes will walk you through the basics of curing meats and fish.
Looking for a more daring project? Might we suggest heading over to Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Charcutepalooza where the July challenge includes making hot dogs, mortadella and bratwurst. Or try out these recipes here:
[Spanish Chorizo (from Wrightfood)
[Duck Prosciutto (from eat live travel write)
[Beef Jerky (from My Man's Belly)
[Cured Bacon (from BetsyLife)
[Gravlox (from Food52)
[Italian-style Cured Beef (from them apples)
[Pastrami (from foodtease)
[Salt Cured Tuna (from playing with fire and water)
[Chicken Liver Mushroom Pate (from Anabella's Kitchen)
[Corned Beef Cabbage (from Leite's Culinaria)