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American Cooking and Technique for Beginners and Intermediates

Pastrami, Pastrameleh

In the thrilling days of yesteryear and not give a rat’s patoot about cholesterol pastrami was often made with the brisket point, while the flat was reserved for corned beef.  The next time you purchase a brisket for barbecue, you might want to think about reserving the point for pastrami.  Or not. It’s not always […]

Barbecue Brisket – An XI Step Program

Fair notice.  This is (cough) somewhat longer than your average recipe. Barbecue, in its most popular American incarnations, is mostly a child of Southern culture. Barbecued brisket on the other hand, is a part of non-overlapping Texas cuisine. Competition style brisket – essentially Texan – and what this recipe is all about, is cooked so […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Nicely balanced and cooked “just right.” It tastes good, and you might as well learn to cook “boiled dinner” withoug overcooking boiled dinner.