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Source for Bayonne ham near Lexington?

Eatin in Woostah Nov 18, 2009 09:54 AM

Does anyone know where I can pick up some Bayonne ham as close to Lexington as possible? If they happen to also carry Emmenthaler or Comte cheese as well that would be a bonus. I'm making Bouchon's mac and cheese tonight.
Thanks!

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  1. almansa RE: Eatin in Woostah Nov 18, 2009 10:16 AM

    I haven't seen it, but prosciutto would work in a pinch. I'd call Formaggio Kitchen. I think a better substitute, though, is Niman Ranch's Royal Ham, which may be available at Whole Foods.

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    Formaggio Kitchen
    244 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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      Eatin in Woostah RE: almansa Nov 19, 2009 04:10 PM

      I ended up getting some plain old domestic prosciutto at the deli in Stop and Shop. Diced and added to mac and cheese, it was totally acceptable - in fact, delicious. I'm sure the real thing would have been better, but I'm no Thomas Keller, and the 1/2 cup cost me $12. Darned expensive for an addition to homemade mac and cheese.

    2. okra RE: Eatin in Woostah Nov 19, 2009 05:42 PM

      I have gotten all of these at Russo's - sorry it's not closer.

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      A. Russo and Sons
      Watertown, MA, Watertown, MA

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