Johnson’s cured sausages, assorted prosciuttos and specialty meats are served in restaurants around the District, and now meat lovers can learn how charcuterie is made first-hand in the Cured DC workshops.
He projected that the next session would likely take place in early December, with the same $90 fee and two-hour-plus commitment.
After that, Johnson hopes to schedule additional courses — including a proper butchery class, covering everything from properly deboning a chicken to breaking down an entire hog (estimated cost: $125 per person) — on a regular basis.
Cured DC: 917-855-2767; www.cureddc.com. Union Kitchen: 1110 Congress St. NE; www.unionkitchendc.com
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.