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Homemade Irish Corned Beef   
Recipe Number: 1576
Contributor: Daisy Lover
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6 cups water
2 cups lager beer
1.5 cups coarse kosher salt
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup pickling spices
1 flat cut beef brisket - between 6-8 pounds
Cooking Instructions:
Pour 6 cups water and beer into large deep roasting pan. Add coarse salt; stir until dissolved. Add brown sugar; stir until dissolved.

Pierce brisket all over with a small sharp knife.

Submerge brisket in liquid, them top with a heavy platter to weight it down. Cover and refrigerate for 4 days.

Remove brisket from brine. Stir liquid to blend. Return brisket to brine; top with the heavy platter. Cover; refrigerate for 4 more days.

Rinse with cold running water and prepare as you normally would.
Additional Comments:
Just one is NOT red in color as the dyed, store bought version but the flavor is phenomenal.

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