Grind meat and fat through a 1/2-inch plate and mix all ingredients.
Regrind through a 1/8-inch plate.Store the mixture in 6-inch deep trays for 7 days at 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix 6 minutes and stuff in fibrous or natural casings. Hold stuffed product for 35 days at 45 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fully dried sausages lose 35%% of their weight during the drying period which takes approximately 90 days. At the end of the 90-day drying period, hard salami can be smoked if desired.