Listen to our podcast as we talk about St. Patrick’s Day, corning beef and the spices used.

The guys, Chef Bill Kinslow and Pete Nirchio, are back and talking about how to corn beef and its history and significance to St. Patrick’s Day.  Learn about what spices are used when making corned beef.  Hear about some restaurant techniques used for preparing corned beef.  Learn about how the canned corn beef industry was a contributor to the great Irish potato famine of 1845-1849.  They also discuss why nitrates and nitrites are used in making the corned beef you can buy at the store and if it’s bad for you.  Let us know your thoughts by submitting a comment below.  You can hear us live on Hunterdon Chamber Radio on the second Monday of each month (usually…).

 

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