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corned-beef cure/brine: viscous, snot-like substance - is this safe?

Please click here for a video showing the problem Causes for concern: The container ended up pressurizing somewhat, so whatever was in there was breaking down and gassing, so when I opened up the ...
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Stringy corned beef

When I get a corned beef sandwich at a restaurant usually the meat has a grain and is kind of stringy. However, when I buy corned beef at a supermarket it smooth and looks similar to roast beef. What ...
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Canned corned beef dinner, for hiking [closed]

Am wondering how to make palatable dinner with canned (European) corned beef (aka bully beef, not the same as American corned beef). This is for camping/hiking, so preferably not involving too many ...
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How significant is the Pickle Spice blend to a corned beef?

I was out of pickle spice and Kroger did not have it. So I looked up a few recipes and averaged them with the spices I had on hand. I used ground ginger and apparently that made the solution cloudy, I ...
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Making a test tiny roast

If I am making a corned beef and after 10 days I want to taste it and make sure I got the seasoning right. If not I'll fix it and let it soak for another few days. So I want to cut off a small piece ...
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How is canned corned beef made?

I'm very curious what gives canned corned beef its flavor. While there are a lot of guides out in the Internet and YouTube that show how to brine and make American corned beef, there is very little ...
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Corned Beef, Cabbage vs. Reuben - Multipurpose?

Good evening, all. Quick, specific question here (something too esoteric for most cooking sites I checked): I have ~2.25lb of Corned Beef Brisket (Point Cut)", fresh & vacuum-sealed with spices ...
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how long can I keep thawed corned beef in my refrigerator?

I took a corned beef out of the freezer and thawed it in my fridge. How long can I keep it before it has to be cooked.
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Corned Beef Brisket left out [duplicate]

I purchased a Corned Beef Brisket from the store and forgot to put it in the refrigerator. It was sealed. The package was cool in the morning. Is it safe to still use?
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Corned beef on warm for 2 hr before cooking [duplicate]

I had my corned beef in the slow cooker on warm for 2 and a quarter hours before I saw it was not on high. I then turned it to high and continued to cook it. Is it still safe to eat?
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Replace the potatoes in a corned beef hash with something that isn't starchy?

I am following a low-carb diet, and would like to make corned beef hash at home with left over corned beef brisket. Onions are no problem, but I would prefer to avoid root vegetables, and potatoes in ...
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Why did I end up with mushy corned beef?

I cooked my first ever corned beef brisket. I think it was a point cut by the shape of it. I won the darn thing and the package did not specify. Anyway, I brought to a boil then reduced to a simmer ...
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Corned Beef vs Pastrami

My impression has been that pastrami and corned beef have a cure in common, but corned beef is simmered whereas pastrami is spice-crusted and smoked. This seems reasonable, but recently I've been ...
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Why is my corned beef overly salty?

I cured my own corned beef recently, and cooked it sous vide (a la J. Kenji Lopez Alt). The result was superior to the pre-cured joints I've boiled to oblivion in the past to be sure, but it was ...
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Cooking corned beef brisket for maximum slice-ability

I want to prepare a nice corned beef meal, but I don't know the best way to do it. Last year I did it in a crock pot. It was delicious, but the brisket feel apart so much that the presentation was ...
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Is there any substitute for saltpeter / sodium nitrate in corned beef brine?

I realize there is another question about corned beef from scratch, but the answers don't really cover my question. Many recipes for making your own corned beef still refer to the use of saltpeter (...
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How do you keep corned beef from falling apart in the crockpot?

I cooked 3.5 pounds of corned beef in the crock pot last week with the intentions of making reubens. Taste wise the dish was great, but the corned beef fell apart and I did not get those pretty deli ...
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Corned Beef - From Scratch

I want to make corned beef, completely from scratch. How do I: Select the cut of beef to corn? Corn that cut? I'm well aware of how to prepare corned beef after that process, but I'd like to start ...