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grinnell-locker last edited by
We are wanting to make corned beef for St Patrick’s day. We have always done a brine with large undissolvable items ex. Bay leaves, peppercorns. We are wanting to do a larger batch at once in the vacuum tumbler. Do we find a whole new brine with items that dissolve or what recommendations do you have? Any brine recommendations would be great.
johnsbrewhouse Team Blue Regular Contributors Traeger Power User Sous Vide Canning Washington Gardening Veteran last edited by
grinnell-locker Peppercorns and bay leaves are not soluble. If you are not wanting to deal with the large particles, just grind them up into a fine powder and put them into the brine. I have pickling spice that I have done that way and use them in a variety of things so I done have to deal with the seeds and leaves. You never notice the fine particles once you go into the water.
calldoctoday Team Blue Power User Regular Contributors Alabama last edited by
grinnell-locker We use the Walton’s Corned Beef Brine just about exclusively any more. It is simple & easy & the price it right. Sometimes I deuce it up a bit with various herbs like Bay, Mustard, Juniper, etc. But the basic brine by itself in the barrel for 10 - 14 days (you can do a little less, but that is what we usually end up doing) in the refrigerator. I will usually cook or smoke one & freeze the others. I wait until I see brisket on a good sale, which is hard to find any more, but they do exist I suppose. Trim it all out & separate the points & flats & excess beef fat (to use for sausages, etc.), then put them in the brine. You will be very satisfied.
samspade Team Orange Masterbuilt Sous Vide Team Blue Power User last edited by samspade
grinnell-locker I have used the brine already listed and also done one off an internet recipe. Either way I don’t think the vac tumbler would make much difference it still has to pickle for 10to14 days if I’m not wrong
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