Mr. Pickwick’s Boiled Dinner

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

  • About


  • 4 pounds shoulder of beef
  • 1 pound salt pork
  • 2 b


Have your butcher bone and tie beef; place it in a large stockpot or heavy-bottomed saucepan with just enough cold water to cover, and bring to a boil; add salt pork, bay leaves and peppercorns; cover and simmer over the lowest of heats for 3 to 4 hours, or until meat is tender, adding chicken and fresh pork after first hour.

Cool slightly; skim excess fat, and add carrots, onions, pota