Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
No need to buy bag o' meat from the supermarket. Homemade corned beef is super easy and uberdelicious! Use the leftovers to make up some rockin' Reubens.
Straight-up carrots to go along with a sandwich or a crunchy salad.
Brining and making corned beef
Classic Danish Rullepølse luncheon meat from scratch, including DIY C-clamp rullepølse-press. Tastiest thing I've ever made with C-clamps!
A classic Czech pub recipe for spicy, garlicky oil-preserved Camembert cheese that "pickles" in oil for a week, with safety tips from a certified Master Food Preserver.
Roasted Peppers & Onions is such a classic dish in my house from omelets to steak it always ends up in the mix. Here is my recipe for canned Peppers and Onions.
Corned Beef with gently simmered garden vegetables, and the first cabbage I've ever grown.
Multiple explorations into the technique of Brining. An absolute must for home grilled ribs.
This blog details the lessons learned from the March Charcutepalooza challenge.
Can I learn to love brined beef? Making pastrami at home.