A Visit to the Columbus Salame Plant

October 25, 2011

No, these aren’t early Halloween costumes. Our stylish regalia – hair net, hard hat, glasses, plastic shoe covers and an enormous lab-style coat – are what one wears on a tour of a salami plant. Columbus Salame (you might remember the Columbus salami and cheese plate I posted earlier this year) was kind enough to invite my […]

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation (plus Salami, Prosciutto & Provolone Panini)

August 31, 2011
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As we snaked our way down the canyon road, flanked by farms and forest, there were no indicators that we were anywhere near our seaside vacation rental. When the car GPS signaled that we’d soon arrive at our destination we were skeptical but then – BAM – the pristine little town of Avila Beach came […]

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A Cheese & Salami Plate…and a Giveaway!

May 25, 2011
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“It’s a Lunchables for foodies!” My husband’s reaction to the cheese and salami plate I painstakingly assembled the other day was spot on. This was definitely my idea of an excellent lunch: a platter full of six types of salami, three amazing cheeses, sweet honeycomb, spicy mustard, marcona almonds (forgot to include in the photos […]

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Super Bowl(TM) Panini: Muffuletta

February 4, 2010
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While New Orleans Saints fans are overjoyed that their team is finally headed to the Super Bowl for the first time I’m just excited that the occasion has given me the kick in the pants to finally try a muffuletta. If you don’t already know, the muffuletta sandwich is a robust, flavorful New Orleans specialty, […]

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