Some Bishops have announced that it is OK to eat corned beef since St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday during Lent. I guess you will have to check with your particular parish for the rules that apply to your area. Or just plan a trip to the confessional…
Anyway – I’m not much for corned beef and cabbage myself. I would rather have stuffed cabbage, or a corned beef sandwich.
I have made it a few times. Here is my recipe that dates back before slow cookers and processed foods, so no seasoning packet. I guess you could call it natural. There are no artificial ingredients other than what they use to cure the corned beef. I think the next time I make it I might add the brown sugar and mustard from MamaGourmand’s recipe below. Continue reading