While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Oooh, salty! October is Eat Country Ham Month!
Country hams are terrifying. They’re dessicated, mold-ridden and possessed of a barnyard funk that could conceivably cause a soul to rethink their entire relationship with the animal kingdom.
They should not – for country ham is an American national treasure that rivals the finest porcine offerings of Italy, Spain and any other of the world’s ham-curing cultures. Here is what to do if you find one.