I pickled a brisket for corned beef and after cooking it was hard and rubbery like a lacrosse ball did I use too much Saltpetre? here is the recipe 3 lb Beef Brisket or Beef Tongue 1 qt Cold Water 2 ts Pickling spices; minus the -red pepper. or with them 5 Garlic Cloves; chopped 4 Bay Leaves 3 tb Salt 1 ts Saltpeter; seenote -or 1 ts Ascorbic Acid
asked 28 Oct '11, 14:58
Why don't you try this recipe, its simple and easy to make.
PUB-STYLE CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE -
answered 11 Apr '13, 06:59