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Homemade Corned Beef. 1 You can either used store-bought pickling spices or you can make your own.

Homemade Corned Beef

To make your own, toast the allspice berries, mustard seeds, coriander seeds, red pepper flakes, cloves, peppercorns, and cardamom pods in a small frying pan on high heat until fragrant and you hear the mustard seeds start to pop. Remove from heat and place in a small bowl. Use a mortar and pestle to crush the spices a little (or the back of a spoon or the side of a knife on a flat surface). Slow-Cooker Steak and Guinness Pie. User reviews made it?

Slow-Cooker Steak and Guinness Pie

RATE IT! By sweetberryfield, 2/29/2012wow so good. Beef Roast Braised in Zinfandel Recipe. Method 1 If your roast is very fatty, trim some of the fat.

Beef Roast Braised in Zinfandel Recipe

But it is important to keep some fat, as this will keep the roast moist while braising. In many supermarkets chuck roasts will already be properly trimmed. Salt the roast well and set aside at room temperature while you prepare all the other vegetables. 2 Pour a little water into a Dutch oven or other heavy, lidded pot. 3 Preheat the oven to 300°F. 4 Add the tomato paste and stir well, sauté for another 1-2 minutes. 5 Remove the pot from oven and transfer beef to a large bowl; tent with foil to keep warm. 5 Cut the meat into roughly 1/2-inch-thick slices and pour the sauce over them. Baked Ham with Maple-Tea-Cardamom Glaze & Pan Sauce.

Bake the ham Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and heat the oven to 325°F.

Baked Ham with Maple-Tea-Cardamom Glaze & Pan Sauce

Trim away any skin and external fat to a thickness of about 1/4 inch. Classic Beef Pot Roast with Pistachio Salt from 'The New Midwestern Table' [Photograph: Jennifer May] Today I'm going to try to make the case for pot roast at Christmas dinner.

Classic Beef Pot Roast with Pistachio Salt from 'The New Midwestern Table'

Sure, it may not be as much of a showstopper as a crown roast of pork or an elegant roast goose, but when prepared properly, a pot roast will be far more tender, delicate, and memorable than any of these typical centerpieces. Even better, it can be made in advance and popped in the oven to heat through at whatever hour needed. Amy Thielen's pot roast in her new cookbook, The New Midwestern Table, is by far one of the best I've made and a fine choice for December 25. Cooked at only 285°F, the chuck roast emerges from the oven impossibly succulent. Why I picked this recipe: Pot roast for Christmas? What worked: Not much more difficult than turning on the oven, this pot roast was a perfect example of the form. What didn't: No problems here. Suggested tweaks: You could certainly tweak the vegetables to suit your tastes. Lentils and Ham Recipe. Any leftover ham will do here, or you could use a smoked ham shank or ham hock in its place.

Lentils and Ham Recipe

Slices of thick-cut bacon are a good substitute for the slices of leftover ham. Porkchops with Mushroom Bourbon Cream Sauce Recipe. Argentinian Stew. By Lynda KochevarSpecial to the Pioneer Press Posted: 12/26/2013 12:01:00 AM CST Q I'd like a white chicken chili recipe made in a crockpot.

Argentinian Stew

I had one, but it had zero flavor after cooking so long. Can you help? A In this recipe, the aromatics are sauteed and the pan deglazed, which adds that deep flavor that was missing from your other recipe. Makes 6 to 8 servings. 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 can (15 ounces) white or yellow hominy, drained and rinsed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 onions, minced 4 jalapeno chiles, stemmed, seeded, minced 6 garlic cloves, minced 4 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 3 cans (15 ounces each) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 3 pounds bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed, trimmed Salt and pepper. Baked Pork Chops And Sauerkraut Supper. Beef Brisket Pot Roast Recipe. 1 Prepare the brisket for cooking.

Beef Brisket Pot Roast Recipe

On one side of the brisket there should be a layer of fat, which you want. If there are any large chunks of fat, cut them off and discard them. Large pieces of fat will not be able to render out completely. Grilled Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Soy and Cilantro. Grilled Pork Chops with Cherry Salsa Recipe. If your cherries are juicy, the salsa will be juicy too.

Grilled Pork Chops with Cherry Salsa Recipe

If you want the salsa less juicy, put the finished salsa into a fine-meshed strainer and strain off some of the excess juice. Method 1 Mix the chopped onion with the lemon juice in a small bowl and set aside. The lemon juice will help take the edge off the onions. 2 Coat the pork chops in olive oil and sprinkle salt over them. 3 Pit and de-stem the cherries. Is magical for this task, but if you don't have one, use a small knife. 4 Put the cherries, onions and chopped basil into a food processor. 5 Mix in the balsamic vinegar, the 1/2 teaspoon salt and sugar. 6 Prepare your grill for high direct heat. Leek and Potato Soufflé With Ham and Fontina - Recipe.