Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2012

St. Patrick rid Ireland of snakes. The traditional meal served in his honor seems to have the same effect on guests at the table. Could we revive this classic?

SERVES6 to 8

TIME5½ to 6 hours

Corned Beef and Cabbage

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Corned beef and cabbage makes its way to the dinner table (in this country, anyway) but once a year in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, and maybe for good reason. This meat can be unbearably salty, dry, and rubbery. And when cooked with th...

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