La Quercia Prosciutto di Iowa

One of the producers featured in the Bacon book, Herb Eckhart, whose company La Quercia makes excellent prosciutto in Iowa, is featured in a recent video. (Episode 10 of “Sky Full of Bacon”, at seriouseats.com.) It’s only their second year of doing these special hams from acorn-fed pigs, and supposedly were to be shipped on July 4th – to announce American independence from European ham!

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