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Speck Recipes (PHOTOS)

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We all know and love our prosciutto -- it's hard not to. But there are other great Italian cured meats out there, and it's time you've become acquainted with them. Speck is one of our favorites and if you haven't tried it before, now's the time to do it.

Speck is a cured and smoked ham from the Tyrol region of Italy. It's made from the pork shoulder and can have a slight juniper flavor, which makes it so unique. You can definitely eat speck just by the slice, but if you feel like cooking with this great cured meat, we've got some recipes you just have to try.

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