"There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will."--Robert Frost

Salami (Homemade) Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Salami (Homemade), by , is from The Stevens Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Robin Beaver
Added: Sunday, February 1, 2009


2 lbs. very lean hamburger
2 tsp. Liquid Smoke, or slightly more
1 T. mustard seed
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. ground pepper
1 T. dehydrated onion (or 1/2 tsp. onion powder)
1 T. brown sugar
2 T. Morton Tender Quick salt (or slightly less!)
1 cup water

Mix all ingredients well.

Form into two or three “logs” (about 2 inches wide). Roll the logs tightly in heavy aluminum foil, shiny side down, and tightly twist ends. Refrigerate for 24 hours.

Now, place the logs in a baking dish (9 x 12 glass shallow dish) and pour some hot water over the logs (maybe half way up).

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Remove the logs and cool. Open ends of foil and pour off the juice. Wrap in clean foil and store in the refrigerator for 24 hours before using. Slice and serve with crackers.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Don't skimp on the mustard seed -- it's an important ingredient. Tender Quick is generally found in the "salt" section of the grocery store. It's another important ingredient.

This salami is so much fun (and easy) to make and delicious! Just make sure you start a few days in advance of the party.
Hot or sweet-hot mustard goes great with this.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!