Posts Tagged ‘salami’

Daniele Salame Veneto – Food Review

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Daniele Veneto Salame

March 18, 2016

Walmart of all places, that’s where I found this pretty good salami.

The texture is sort of chewy/rubbery and a little softer than one might expect from a salami like this. The taste has a fair amount of garlic flavor (a good thing in my book) and is otherwise generally good.   There’s a little bit of another flavor in there which adds almost a little sweetness (probably the dextrose listed on the label).  There is no skin/casing on the salami once freed from its heavy plastic wrapping.

Overall this is a pretty good Italian salami that will satisfy a sudden urge for this type of salami, but not as good as the Volpi salami found at Trader Joe’s and other outlets.

Calories 90/oz (28g), Price $3.98 – 7 oz (198g)

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Daniele Veneto Salame  –  back label


Chianti Salami – Food Review – ALDI

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Chianti Salami

One of the things that always interests people is, who actually makes store brands?  Here’s a product where we can probably find an answer.


Volpi Soppresata Salami – Food Review


Volpi describes this very good salami as, “A coarse ground salami with a surprisingly smooth finish.”


TJ’s Bite Size Everything Crackers – Food Review & Recipe (sort of)


 As you might expect, if it’s from Trader Joe’s, it’s just a little different.


Pot Luck Italian Pasta Salad – recipe


A couple of times a month, I leave work, walk across the parking lot, go to the deli department of the local supermarket, buy a small container of some type of pasta salad costing around $6/lb., plus or minus, walk out of the store, back across the parking lot, take the elevator back to the office, where I eat the pasta salad at my desk.  As well as having a very boring life, I like pasta salad.


Trader Joe’s Update – December, 2010


A recent trip to TJ’s proved disappointing this week.  Gone from the shelves were my favorite Chianti Artisan Salami as well as its cousin Pinot Grigio Artisan Salami.  I hope this a temporary aberration.  (more…)

Volpi Genova Salame – Food Review


I actually thought I was buying something else.  But it turned out to be a good mistake.


Trader Joe’s Pinot Grigio Artisan Salami – Food Review


No, you are not seeing double.  No, this is not deja-vu all over again.  This is a slightly different version of Trader Joe’s Artisan Salami.  This, the Pinot Grigio variation.


Trader Joe’s Chianti Artisan Salami – Food Review


Having been low on wine for at least a month, I made a long overdue trip to the Trader today.  While there, of course, it’s impossible to just come out of the store with what you thought you were going in for. So here’s a tasty extra which goes pretty good with the wine. 


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