Corned Beef with Braised Cabbage Wedges

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

  • About

Reporting a story about a great and unexpected food mecca, Dingle, Ireland, I interviewed the father of a chef who recited his weekly menu growing up in what was then a barren and poor culinary land. Corned beef and cabbage and potatoes. Bacon, corned beef, and potatoes. Cabbage, carrots, and potatoes. Fish on Friday, of course. But corned beef was a peasant-style meal prevalent there, brought to America by the wave of Irish immigrants. It remains a stellar meal today when prepared well. Wh