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?
You should make your own corned beef because it's A) AMAZING, B) stupid easy, C) three ingredients if you count pickling spice as one ingredient (and I do because lazy), D) so easy you could prep it drunk on Guinness or Sunday brunch mimosas.