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what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299422] Sun, 01 July 2007 23:04 Go to next message
ReneeL.inMN
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I should know this!!!
thanks


ReneeL.inMN
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I still choose joy!

Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299434 is a reply to message #299422 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 00:30 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Lu-Anne  is currently offline Lu-Anne
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Prosciutto is a dry-cured ham. Traditionally thought of as an Italian ham. It is sold in the deli and is sliced paper thin. It has a taste unlike most other hams. I love using is in several recipes. Especially wrapped around cantelope slices and drizzled with balsamic vinegar, Yum!

Here's a little info.... http://www.lifeinitaly.com/food/prosciutto.asp


Lu-Anne
Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299501 is a reply to message #299434 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 11:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
99loons  is currently offline 99loons
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Yep, you find it in the deli section or the section where they sell little packages of specialty meat & cheeses for real exhorbiant prices. Shocked


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Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299522 is a reply to message #299422 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 12:01 Go to previous messageGo to next message
LynetteMN  is currently offline LynetteMN
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Or you drive down to the Cities and stop at Trader Joe's and get it in three flavors! I'm partial to the rosemary myself...


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Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299636 is a reply to message #299422 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 15:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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OR find an Italian market and go drool over everything that they have.... Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing


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Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299638 is a reply to message #299422 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 15:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
ReneeL.inMN
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what is Trader Joe's and where in the cities? We'll be in the cities late July for a wedding.

wondering if I really want to try this new recipe for my family if the main part is so spendy.....


ReneeL.inMN
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Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299706 is a reply to message #299638 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 18:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
99loons  is currently offline 99loons
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Or, just go to Italy! Cool

[Updated on: Mon, 02 July 2007 19:00]


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~from Ecclesiastes 3:14~
Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299746 is a reply to message #299706 ] Mon, 02 July 2007 20:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
ReneeL.inMN
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Betz wrote on Mon, 02 July 2007 17:59

Or, just go to Italy! Cool


yeah, that's it, I can see the conversation now.....

"Honey, my most beloved husband, how about we head to Italy so as to have some prosciutto?"

I'm just positive he'd say 'yes' Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing
AFTER he asked what it was too!!!


ReneeL.inMN
24yos, 22yos, 12 yod When did I become old enough to have adult children?

I still choose joy!

Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #299991 is a reply to message #299422 ] Tue, 03 July 2007 13:24 Go to previous messageGo to next message
MicheleB  is currently offline MicheleB
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Oh, I *hate* to say this, for fear you will all be jealous (jk) Very Happy BUT....

My Dad's grandparents came from Italy and have passed down the prosciutto-making process. So every year my Dad makes a couple hams.

Personally, I can not stand the taste of it, never could. Guess I'm just not really Italian. Rolling Eyes But the rest of my family loves it, including my 2 yo nephew.

I don't think it's that hard to make, if you don't mind hanging whole hams in your basement for a few months. Laughing


Michele
Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #300086 is a reply to message #299991 ] Tue, 03 July 2007 17:35 Go to previous messageGo to next message
ReneeL.inMN
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MicheleB wrote on Tue, 03 July 2007 12:24



I don't think it's that hard to make, if you don't mind hanging whole hams in your basement for a few months. Laughing



somehow I don't think the ham would survive the hanging.....
you know those vultures (teen sons and their buddies!) Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing


ReneeL.inMN
24yos, 22yos, 12 yod When did I become old enough to have adult children?

I still choose joy!

Re: what is prosciutto and where would I find it at the grocery store? [message #300201 is a reply to message #300086 ] Tue, 03 July 2007 23:35 Go to previous message
roxy  is currently offline roxy
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It is hard to find here in my "neck of the woods" but I have had it wrapped around asparagus spears, sprinkled with EVOO and baked in the oven. All I have to say is it was worth the expense. Yum!
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