Supermarkets carry all types of deli meat, and salami is one of our favorites. Hard salami is perfect for a charcuterie board, while sliced salami
The Best Salami Storage Tips
Salami is one of our favorite luncheon meats with its salty, savory flavor, and no charcuterie board is complete without slices of this cured meat. There are so many types, from spicy chorizo and pepperoni to Genovese and Cacciatore salami, that it’s hard to resist stocking up on several varieties at once. While this meat lasts longer than others since it’s salted and dried, it still has a limited shelf life, especially after it’s sliced. We put together some storage information about keeping this deli meat fresh using a variety of methods.
Who doesn’t love a salami sandwich with cheese, tomatoes, fresh basil, and arugula or a plate of salami carbonara? The taste of this meat goes with just about anything, and an unopened package lasts a long time. However, it’s important to refrigerate it after you peel it open and wrap it in waxed paper so it can breathe. If you cannot eat it in time, find out how to preserve it in the freezer for longer storing and ways to thaw it for eating. Discover tips for using frozen salami in recipes and make chips with leftover salami.