Cold Pressed Beef

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Appears in
The Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Mary Norwak

Published 1978

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  • 7 lb/3.5 kg salt beef (brisket)
  • 2 carrots


Soak the beef for 4 hours in cold water. Peel and cut up the vegetables roughly. Put into large pan with the drained beef, peppercorns and cloves. Cover and simmer for 6 hours. Lift out the meat, drain it well and wrap in a clean piece of cloth or muslin. Put on to a board and put a flat plate or tin on top. Press down with heavy weights and leave in a cold place for 12 hours. Cut in very thin