Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned beef and cabbage make a statement on Irish holidays, but people relish it throughout the year. From traditional recipes to corned beef-cabbage soup, these simple recipes turn corned beef and cabbage into easy weeknight suppers.

Beer-Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage

Family Circle

Corned beef and cabbage becomes a dish you can make any day of year (not just St. Patrick's Day) with the help of your slow cooker.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Better Homes and Gardens

For many, corned beef and cabbage is a St. Patrick's Day tradition. Slow cooking tenderizes the brisket, which is the centerpiece of this one-dish meal.

Double-Beef Burgers

Better Homes and Gardens

This burger recipe uses most of the ingredients of the American deli's most famous invention - the Reuben.

How to Cook Corned Beef

Knowing how to cook corned beef is almost a mandatory skill if you have even a drop of Irish blood in your veins. Corned beef is a quintessential American Irish tradition, although many Americans only eat it once a year, on St. Patrick's Day. Corned beef was one of Ireland's main exports until 1825; County Cork was the largest producer for many decades. The British Army often survived on cans of it during their many and bitter campaigns across Europe. Today, however, corned beef is far more popular in America than it is in Ireland.

How to Make Corned Beef

Every March, when St. Patrick's Day rolls around, people all across the United States start digging out recipes for how to make corned beef. Corned beef is a beef brisket cured in large grains of salt (called "corns," hence the name). While its association with the Irish holiday is cemented in American culture, corned beef and cabbage is not actually the national dish of Ireland. In fact, the average Irish diet didn't even include beef until the 1900s. Corned beef was a delicacy beyond the reach of most common folk, largely because salt was so expensive and also because in those days the Irish kept cattle primarily for dairy.

Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots and New Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's a simple supper for the meat-and-potato lovers in your family. A spicy-sweet honey and brown mustard dressing adds a tangy twist.

Total: 25 mins

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Family Circle

Although it's most popular around St. Patrick's Day, this recipe is delicious year-round. Simply combine corned beef and vegetables in a slow cooker to create this hearty one-dish meal.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Midwest Living

Slow cooking tenderizes the brisket, which is the centerpiece of this hearty, one-dish meal. Make it for a St. Patrick's Day dinner.

How to Cook Pot Roast

Think of pot roast as the ultimate comfort-food chameleon. It starts out as a jumble of meat, veggies and liquid tossed into a pot, but then it converts into a rich, flavorful dish. If you decide to learn how to cook pot roast, you'll be making some culinary magic, turning budget-friendly ingredients into something wonderful with little effort. A pot roast takes longer to cook than a regular roast, but you won't be wasting your time fussing over it.

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