Saucisson Sec de Campagne

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French Country Kitchen

French Country Kitchen

By Geraldene Holt

Published 1987

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A matured saucisson sec is one of the most delicious examples of French charcuterie. Farmers’ wives still produce these salami-type sausages in country districts. A friend who makes them several times a year stores the sausages in wood ash until they are ready to eat. When a small notice appears on the corner of the farmhouse telling you they are for sale, I dash across to buy one straight away. They travel well for picnics, but are also good served thinly sliced as an hors d’oeuvre with olives.