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?
My first Charcutepalooza post for the brining challenge - home made corned beef!
A comparison of using potassium nitrate (saltpeter) and potassium nitrite (pink salt aka cure #1) for making corned beef. Includes recipes, pictures, and insights.
Get fresh deli at home, without a smoker or even a grill.
Charcutepalooza and making corned beef without pink salt.