Homestead Corn Beef and Cabbage

Those who know me know that I love to cook. When I was a child I used to dream of being a Chef and creating some the greatest meals that anyone has ever tasted. Well needless to say a driving force in my life overpowered my need to cook with a need to serve my country.

Well I may not be a Michelin star Chef but my passion for cooking has never wavered.


Homestead Corn Beef and Cabbage
Simple but delicious, one of our homestead favorites!
  • 4 lb corned brisket of beef
  • 3 large carrots, cut into chunks
  • 6 to 8 onions
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • large sprig fresh thyme and some parsley stalks, tied together
  • 1 cabbage
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Put the brisket into a saucepan with the carrots, onions, mustard and the herbs.
  2. Cover with cold water, and bring gently to a boil.
  3. Simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
  4. Discard the outer leaves of the cabbage, cut in quarters and add to the pot.
  5. Cook for a further 1 to 2 hours or until the meat and vegetables are soft and tender.
  6. Serve

I hope you enjoy this simple recipe, I would love to hear your corned beef and cabbage recipes.

Until Next Time

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