Corned Beef

Discuss corned beef tips, techniques, and recipes with fellow Chowhounds. Plus the best side dishes to serve with it, favorite spots to get a corned beef sandwich, and more.

Points, Flats, and Packers: What's the Difference Between Brisket and Texas Brisket?

Maybe you've never wondered, What is the difference between brisket and Texas brisket?—maybe you didn't even know there were multiple types of brisket. But there is a difference, and it's all in the...

Tommy's Joynt to re-open Oct. 29

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Yes, it's true! Tommy's Joynt is getting ready to re-open. Talked to the manager yesterday and the target opening date is Thursday, Oct. 29. Its boarded up, graffiti'd doors have been one of the sa...

Corned beef Internal Temperature?

by zackly 8 months ago

So I've got a point cut corned beef simmering on the stove. I've always cooked them until "tender" but I'm wondering if there's a desired internal temperature to insure a moist tender finished prod...

Corned Beef Novice...why so tough?

by TokyoLane 12 years ago

I made corned beef tonight, and it was completely inedible! This sparked debate in the house about following package directions. I did not follow directions, which called for simmering the beef i...

Corned Beef for St. Patrick's Day

by CoffeePencilKnife 8 years ago

Hi! First, I know lots of folks say corned-beef and cabbage is not technically Irish. That's ok. I still enjoy making it for the holiday. Now my questions: - where do I get a good corned-bee...

Homemade corned beef using tri tip?

by greggc 7 years ago

Homemade corned beef is our family tradition for St. Patrick's day. Has anyone tried to corn a tri tip instead of the traditional brisket? My wife is turned off by all of the visable fat in bri...

Corned Beef with Tri Tip

by ktk 2 years ago

I had convinced myself that tri tip had similar course, stringy grain as brisket and i could do as much or as little fat as I wanted by trimming bulk, unpeeled tri tips that were on sale for $1.99 ...

Corned Beef Test Results... Slow Baked and a Braise, For St. Paddy's Day.

by fourunder 9 years ago

It's that time a year again, St Paddy's Day is near and Corned Beef is cheap and plentiful in the markets, so I decided to purchase two pieces and see if a slow braise in a slow cooker ...or slow ...

Corned Beef Brands?

by zackly 8 months ago

As St Patrick's Day approaches, supermarkets are deeply discounting certain brands of corned beef. I like to buy 3-4 and freeze them. My regular supermarket (Shoprite) has been selling J.P. O'Reill...

Corned beef... oven or stove?

by ashii 12 years ago

I would like opinions regarding the preparation of corned beef. Personally my family always did it covered with water and simmered on the stove for 3 hours or so. A friend of mine however swears...

St. Paddy's Day 2015 Corned Beef... What's Your Preferred Cut of Choice...and How Do You Plan to Prepare It? Braised or Baked in the Oven or Steamed/

by fourunder 5 years ago

It's that time of year again...There's currently another thread posted by (Sir zackly) pondering why, or where's the cheap Corned Beef this year. I admit to fancying a good value purchase and stoc...

Corned Beef in the oven @ 215* for 8 hours....Very Tender

by fourunder 8 years ago

Years ago, while attending a restaurant trade show, I had the most amazing Corned Beef that was low temperature roasted for 12 hours. It was a whole packer brisket with point attached and possibly...

Corned Beef Cuts - Is There a Difference?

by lrostron 13 years ago

Since we're coming up on St. Patrick's Day, the SO has requested a traditional corned beef dinner. I'm finding a point piece and a blunt or square piece to choose from in the market. Does it make...

Corned beef: Where to buy?

by StevietheFish 9 months ago

I was down at SLM and decided that a corned beef dinner would be on the menu this weekend. It's been a while since I've made it, and I can't remember where I bought my last one (it was SLM). Where ...

Corned Beef hash...from a can. Preferred brands?

by saintp 8 years ago

Hi. We are going camping this summer for 10 nights and I have been thinking of menus and camp stove ideas. One of my favorite treats when I go to diners or out for breakfast is homemade corned be...

Corned Beef - alternate cuts of beef?

by glypubgrl 7 years ago

So I have been cooking corned beef for ages. I've always bought two briskets for every point cut - all pre-brined - and cut it all into big chunks, and browned it all on all sides. I use good pic...

What to make with leftover Corned Beef water?

by goodeatsgal 10 years ago

I made Corned Beef this week using Michael Ruhlman's pickling spice recipe. The meat came out very tasty, as did the leftover water in which I simmered the beef (although it was a bit salty). I h...

Corned beef spices

by kellyt23 1 year ago

I’m about to begin cooking corned beef and cabbage but am curious about the best way to remove all of the pickling spices once it’s finished. Last year, we got lazy and tried to eat around it, but ...

Corned Beef Cooking Time?

by dackeret 1 year ago

Happy St. Patrick's Day. I need advice on cooking a 14 pound Corned Beef Brisket in the oven. a five pound is 4 hours, what is time for a 14 pound? Same?

Corned Beef Cooking Method, Does It Matter?

by zackly 1 year ago

I've cooked corned beef many ways, boiled, roasted, braised, sous vide. Nowadays I generally simmer it in water. Do you think the cooking method makes a difference or is the quality of the meat tha...