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Bolzano Artisan Meats... [Milwaukee]

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AustinJen Mar 25, 2011 07:53 PM

Has anyone tried anything from this outfit? Curious.

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    Sailing77 RE: AustinJen Mar 26, 2011 07:42 AM

    The name rings a bell and I believe I have seen their products at Sendik's. How did you hear about them?

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      AustinJen RE: Sailing77 Mar 26, 2011 09:31 AM

      I work for a small cheese and specialty shop in New Braunfels, TX. We were sent some promotional stuff, I think. I didn't find a whole lot about them online, so I'm still kind scouting around for some kind of info.

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      Fydeaux RE: AustinJen Mar 28, 2011 06:24 AM

      Yes, and their products are excellent. They are in several stores in the area, but they are also at the Winter Farmer's Market at State Fair Park. They use heritage pigs raised locally. I'm far from expert on this type of thing, but their prosciutto and pancetta are wonderful, packaged in an easy to use manner, and very nicely priced. There are other varieties of cured meats too.They have some interesting services besides: if I remember correctly, you can buy a whole prosciutto, but they will store it for you and slice as much as you want to take home at any given time.

      The winter farmer's market only runs a few more weeks, but I am sure they will be at others over the spring and summer.

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        AustinJen RE: Fydeaux Mar 28, 2011 09:01 AM

        Thanks, Fydeaux, that's great information!

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          mike_d RE: Fydeaux Mar 28, 2011 01:50 PM

          I hadn't heard about them keeping the prosciutto for folks. That's interesting. Also, they have whole hog butchering classes where the students take home the pork.

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          Sailing77 RE: AustinJen Mar 28, 2011 09:51 AM

          Here is some more information. It is a little bit old though...

          http://www.jsonline.com/features/food...

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            AustinJen RE: Sailing77 Mar 28, 2011 01:42 PM

            Wow, great article, thanks Sailing77!

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              goatgolfer RE: Sailing77 Mar 28, 2011 03:27 PM

              Sailing77: You seem to play in MKE and DTW. Where are you based ( I am MKE born and currently DTW)?

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                Sailing77 RE: goatgolfer Mar 28, 2011 04:33 PM

                goatgolfer,

                I live in the 'bubs of Milwaukee but know some food/wine lovers from the Detroit area through an anual food & wine event called MOCOOL. All good people.

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              mike_d RE: AustinJen Mar 28, 2011 01:49 PM

              Their pancetta is without compare. Check them out on Facebook to catch specials. For example, I've got an entire slab of pancetta in my fridge, price discounted about 33%.

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                goatgolfer RE: AustinJen Mar 28, 2011 03:03 PM

                Nice part of the Primal Cuts book and Scott Buer is a bout Bolzano:

                http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1599...

                I bought the book and it is a very interesting discussion about current artisinal meat prep. You are lucky in MKE.

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