Month: March 2015

Homemade Corned Beef Made Easy

One of the greatest gastronomical gifts St. Patrick’s Day gives us is Corned Beef and Cabbage which graces nearly every Paddy’s Day celebratory menu. Although this dish is not traditionally Irish, it has become synonymous with American celebrations.  Originally gaining popularity in the 1800’s as an economical substitution for the more traditional boiled bacon found in the homeland, corned beef actually gets its name from the corn shaped salt that was used to cure the meat.

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