Make us your home page
Instagram

You Asked For It: Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage With Horseradish Sauce

Ellen Folkman   |   Special to the Times

Ellen Folkman | Special to the Times

A few years ago I clipped a corned beef recipe that was made in a slow cooker. I have since lost the recipe and am determined to find it again, as it's my husband's favorite. It had the normal celery, carrots and potatoes plus a bottle of stout beer. Can anyone help?

Marisa Radley, Lithia

Eleanor Pielak of Oldsmar did an online search and found that the recipe had been published just before St. Patrick's Day in 2011. If you are a fan of slow-cooker cooking and like corned beef, you must try this recipe. Not only is it easy, it's good. The slow cooking and the addition of a dark ale, which I used because stout was not available for purchase by the bottle, impart great flavor and a delicious aroma throughout your home. When I removed the brisket and vegetables I covered them with foil and it was enough to keep them warm while the cabbage cooked. I will mention that I had to make a stop at an independent liquor store for a single bottle of ale. It's not necessary to purchase a six-pack if you won't be consuming the rest.

Recipe request

Sallie Miller Lowell of Temple Terrace is looking for two restaurant recipes from out of town. The first is from Paragary's in Sacramento, Calif., for a mushroom salad. Jarlsberg cheese and lemon juice are just some of the ingredients. The second is for a pumpkin soup from Pasqual's in Santa Fe, N.M.

Recipes tested by Times correspondent Ellen Folkman unless otherwise noted. Send requests to You Asked For It, P.O. Box 1159, Crystal Beach, FL 34681 or email youaskedforit@tampabay.rr.com. Include your name, city and phone number.

>>EASy

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

With Creamy Horseradish Sauce

2 stalks celery, halved

4 carrots

1 medium onion, cut into 4 wedges

4 to 6 red potatoes, quartered

1 (4-pound) corned beef brisket

1 (12-ounce) bottle stout or dark ale

1 tablespoon corned beef spices or pickling spices (or spices that come with the brisket)

1 medium head cabbage, cut into 6 wedges

For the horseradish sauce:

½ cup heavy cream

¼ cup sour cream

¼ cup drained prepared horseradish

Salt and pepper to taste

Dash hot sauce

Place celery, carrots, onion and potatoes in the bottom of a large slow cooker. Rinse the corned beef brisket and place over vegetables. Add the bottle of stout, spices and enough water to just cover the meat. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours.

Remove the meat and vegetables from the pot and cover with foil to keep warm. Increase heat to high and cook cabbage until softened but still crispy, 20 to 30 minutes.

To make horseradish sauce, whip cream to soft peaks, then fold in sour cream and horseradish, to taste. Season with salt, pepper and a dash of hot sauce.

Slice brisket across the grain and serve with vegetables, mustard and horseradish sauce.

Serves 4 to 6.

Source: Eleanor Pielak of Oldsmar

You Asked For It: Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage With Horseradish Sauce 01/15/13 [Last modified: Monday, January 14, 2013 10:49am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Pasco libraries offer relief from the heat with reading programs, activities

    Kids

    HOLIDAY — Angelina Ponzo has a goal this summer: to read as many books as possible.

    Alexis Ponzo, left, uses watercolor crayons to draw a heart tattoo on her daughter Angelina's arm during a recent summer reading program event at Centennial Park Library in Holiday. Local libraries are hosting reading programs and a variety of educational, entertaining and family friendly events throughout the summer months.
  2. Want to feel old? It's been 20 years since the first 'Harry Potter' was published

    Books

    He was so cute: Blond hair, blue eyes and a killer smile. He was dressed in a black robe with a fake scar on his forehead and regaling our fifth-grade class with his book report on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. As a 10-year-old with only the most sophisticated of tastes (give me a Baby-Sitters Club any day), …

    An auctioneer holds a first edition copy of the first Harry Potter book "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" containing annotations and illustrations by author J.K. Rowling. The tale has turned 20,  published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. (Associated Press [2013])
  3. Restaurant review: Deccan Spice in Feather Sound is a gateway to the allures of Indian cuisine

    Food & Dining

    CLEARWATER

    Feather Sound's Tru Lounge, which was Flo Lounge before that, morphed into Grand Siam in 2012, a giant Thai restaurant owned by the folks who had Ban Thai restaurants in Tampa, Clearwater, Brandon and Lakeland. It was lavish with dramatic fluted chandeliers and a long, polished wood sushi bar, but it …

    Some of the selections at a recent lunch buffet at Deccan Spice included chicken biryani, gobi masala and murgh masala.
  4. From the food editor: Almond-Crusted Chicken Tenders will be your new favorite go-to

    Cooking

    I decided my almond chicken obsession was becoming a bit much.

    Almond Crusted Chicken Tenders. Photo by Michelle Stark, Times food editor.
  5. Who topped the Billboard charts 35 years ago? Paul and Stevie, of course

    Blogs

    We really did have it so much better in the early ‘80s. Just check out the Billboard top 5 songs for the week of June 26, 1982.