Breezy Way To Corn Beef Venison Or Other GameFrom lovebreezy 7 years ago
- 1 GLASS BOWL or CROCK or (if you’re confident enough) EXTRA LARGE ZIPPERED BAG. shopping list
- . Be sure vessel is large enough to hold meat and water. shopping list
- . [*I like to use a gallon glass pickle jar with a lid.] shopping list
- . Do not use metal. shopping list
- 1 teaspoon saltPETER. shopping list
- ¾ cup +/- salt. shopping list
- 2 tablespoons sugar. shopping list
- 1 quart WARM water. shopping list
- 2 tablespoons MIXED pickling spices. shopping list
- 2 teaspoons paprika. shopping list
- 1 teaspoon +/- CHILE POWDER (optional). shopping list
- 2 cloves garlic, minced. shopping list
- ½ cup +/- onion finely diced (optional). shopping list
- 6 pounds +/- MEAT = This can be beef brisket or venison roast, Elk, etcetera, even a Beef Tongue can be used. shopping list
- 1-2 quarts COLD water. shopping list
How to make it
- In GLASS JAR* combine SALTPETER, SALT, SUGAR and WARM WATER.
- Stir until all three are dissolved in the water.
- Add PICKLING SPICES, PAPRIKA, CHILE POWDER, GARLIC and ONION.
- Add MEAT giving it a turn or two to coat all sides.
- Then add enough COLD WATER to completely submerge the meat.
- [If needed, put a heavy dish on top, to push meat down into the brine.]
- Refrigerate for three to four weeks turning the meat (therefore stirring the spices), once or twice per week.
- [This is why I like the pickle jar. You can just shake it up and even turn it over. Easy.]
- Cook according to your favorite recipe.
- Tip: Saltpeter, a.k.a. Potassium Nitrate. A naturally occurring mineral source of Nitrogen.
- . [I find this in the pharmacy.]
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I can't believe I'm seeing this, breezy! You know, it never entered my mind that you could "home-corn". I will have to try this. You have my hubby's five AND mine! Thanks so much for this post!
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The brine sounds fantastic! I love your method and the use of pickle jar here! Thanks for sharing this unique post!juels in Clayton loved it
Good info bro.turtle66 in Sacramento loved it