Country Lore: Shave that Hard Salami

If your hard salami is too hard to chew don't give up. A grater can make it usable again.
By Tabitha Alterman
August/September 2010
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A dried out, implacably hard salami can still be put to culinary uses if you have a grater.
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I learned a neat trick from the crafty folks at Murray’s Real Salami in New York City. If you have some cured meat — such as hard salami — that has become too hard to cut or chew easily, unwrap it from its “skin” and run a a microplane grater over it. You can add the shaved meat Parmesan-style in scrambled eggs, soup, or pasta.

Tabitha Alterman
New York, New York








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