Homemade reuben sandwiches with pressure cooker corned beef _ creative culinary _ a denver, colorado food and cocktail blog

While this is the week of lots of recipes for Corned Beef and Cabbage, I just can’t. Sloe gin recipe almond First of all, there must be a million recipes for you to peruse online, so why do one more? Beyond that? I’m a fan of Corned Beef, but not so much the side of cabbage. Sloe gin and tonic recipe Don’t get me wrong; I love Colcannon, a very traditional Irish dish that combines mashed potatoes and cabbage, I like a nice coleslaw as much as the next guy, and I love this warm cabbage slaw that I learned how to make from my dad. Quick sloe gin recipe Just not into the braised variety that most folks make for St. Sloe gin recipe uk Patrick’s Day.

So I’m bringing you my own take on Corned Beef and Cabbage today, these Homemade Reuben Sandwiches with Pressure Cooker Corned Beef. Sloe gin recipe river cottage It’s got corned beef and there is cabbage in the form of sauerkraut so I’m good right? Sort of Irish.

How to make sloe gin recipe Sort of German. Sloe gin recipe hugh fearnley whittingstall Sort of All American. Sloe gin recipe jamie oliver Son of a gun…just like me!

The origin of this sandwich is controversial at best and harsh words have been exchanged between families for years. Recipe for sloe gin river cottage Check out this article on Saveur for the soap opera history and maybe, like me, you’ll still wonder who invented the Reuben Sandwich!

Several years ago I actually posted about this sandwich but I included it in a post sharing how to cure and cook your own corned beef. Sloe gin recipe bbc It got sort of lost in that post about one of my homemade Charcuterie projects plus the photos were so awful I needed to redo everything to make them look as good as this sandwich tastes. Sloe gin fizz drink recipe While that method remains the absolute best way to prepare corned beef, I’m like everyone else, sometimes time gets the best of me. Sloe gin fizz recipe egg white So I decided today to spotlight it in a post by itself but with the effort I did this week that was both easy and quick and the results were still amazing.

Since I was a bit short on time, my inclination was to buy some deli corned beef. Recipe for sloe gin jamie oliver That notion was seriously squelched immediately. Sloe gin jam recipe $11.99 pound? Oh come on…it’s a tough piece of meat that’s been brined for a week…not a piece of cured gold! So I turned on my heel; found a butcher and was led to a cold refrigerator bin with packaged corned beef. Jamie oliver sloe gin recipe It’s beef brisket in the brining liquid that also includes a seasoning packet to use during cooking. Best sloe gin recipe ever Done; especially on sale at $2.49 lb. Sloe gin ice cream recipe Even after trimming the fat and cooking I had about 2 pounds of meat at the end; definitely worth doing yourself!

Now, tradition methods call for braising the meet in the oven on low heat for 2.5 to 3 hours with a few additional ingredients and then slicing it in large chunks if serving next to cabbage or sliced thin across the grain if using for sandwiches. Bbc sloe gin recipe But, tada…I am one of a bazillion people who have re-discovered the beauty of pressure cookers, so I decided to try my hand at making it in my Instant Pot (if you’re un-initiated, there is a craze over electric pressure cookers; this is one of the brands available).

Once again, it did not fail me. Sloe gin jelly recipe This could not have been easier and even with the time to get the ingredients to pressure and more time for some pressure release, the entire cook time was about 2 hours; just a bit more than half of the traditional method. Sloe gin hugh fearnley whittingstall recipe I did it early in the day and it was totally hands off cooking. Recipe for sloe gin fizz drink Is it any wonder electric pressure cookers have become the darlings of the cooking world?

Once the meat is done and cooled a bit, it can be thinly sliced across the grain for use in this sandwich. Recipe for a sloe gin fizz From there it’s a pretty standard grilled or panini sandwich layered with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing. Recipe for sloe gin or vodka Before I moved into my current home, I lived close enough to a deli to run up occasionally and order a Reuben Sandwich for takeout. Sloe berry recipes No more; this took little preparation and was so remarkably better that there are no words. How to make sloe gin fizz recipe Except maybe OH MY YUM!

So, if you’re like me and the corned beef and cabbage thing is not your deal; celebrate the American way with a taste of Ireland combined with a bit of Germany, and indulge in one of these Homemade Reuben Sandwiches; they are simply delicious…and still perfect with a dark Irish beer!

To Make the Corned Beef:• Unwrap and drain corned beef. Damson gin recipe hugh fearnley whittingstall Using sharp knife, carefully trim off excess fat. Best sloe gin cocktail recipe Rinse beef with cold running water. Dried sloe berries gin recipe Put corned beef in cooking chamber of pressure cooker. Sloe gin jelly dessert recipe Sprinkle with seasoning packet. Blackcurrant and sloe gin jam recipe Add bay leaves and garlic along the sides.

• Secure lid of pressure cooker, locking it in place following manufacturer’s instructions. Mary berry sloe gin recipe Close pressure-release valve. Sloe gin fizz recipe uk Turn on pressure cooker. Damson gin recipe river cottage Set timer to cook under high pressure for 90 minutes.

• At end of cooking time, turn off machine. Sloe gin fizz recipe grenadine Unplug it. Recipe for sloe gin using dried sloes Leave pressure release valve closed for about 10 minutes or until pressure has returned to normal.

• Carefully unlock and remove lid. Recipe for sloe gin delia Transfer corned beef to cutting board and allow to cool enough to handle. Recipe damson gin Using sharp knife, cut meat across grain at an angle into thin slices.

To Make the Russian Dressing:• In a medium bowl, whisk together the yogurt, ketchup, onion, mustard, hot sauce, horseradish, Worcestershire, and cream. Recipe sloe gin collins Chill for at least 2 hours to have the ingredients meld.

• Can also be used for salads, in egg salad, veggies or meat.

To Make the Sandwich:• Spread some butter on one side of each of the bread slices. Recipe sloe gin jamie oliver Layer in skillet in this order; one slice of bread with butter side placed down, Swiss cheese, corned beef, sauerkraut, Russian dressing, more cheese and top with 2nd slice of buttered bread, buttered side out.

• Gently grill on medium heat until the bread starts to brown on the bottom and the cheese starts to melt (covering with a slice of aluminum foil helps).

• Flip and grill 2nd side until brown and you can tell cheese has melted throughout. Damson gin recipe delia smith Remove from skillet and cut in half to serve.

1 medium head green or white cabbage, cored and cut into 8 wedges

4 medium Yukon gold or other yellow-fleshed potatoes, scrubbed and cut in half lengthwise

2 medium yellow onions, trimmed, peeled and cut into 4 quarters each

Put beef in pot and tuck garlic and bay leaves around meat and sprinkle with seasoning. Damson gin recipe waitrose Arrange cabbage wedges on their sides evenly around corned beef. Sloe gin cocktail recipes uk Evenly place potato halves, carrot chunks, and onion quarters among cabbage wedges. Sloe gin recipe waitrose Pour beer and broth over everything in pot and cook as directed above.


No pressure cooker? No problem. Damson gin recipe bbc I found a post at AllRecipes.com that shows how to do all three!

I did do a bit of research on Russian dressing and found that it originally was made with yogurt, not mayonnaise and contained caviar which is most likely where it got the Russian moniker. Kilner sloe gin recipe card Some people add pickles or chopped eggs but that really takes it more to the world of Thousand Island so I tried to stay within some confines of the original but without the caviar.

Wow, what a gorgeous looking sandwich! You’ve outdone yourself with this one. Damson gin recipe uk Deli corned beef is expensive, isn’t it? But I’m actually OK with the price. Recipe for making sloe gin I just cooked a 3+ pound corned beef brisket, and after cooking — and removing a pretty significant fat cap — the weight came in at maybe a pound and a quarter. Sloe gin recipe 70cl bottle That’s a lot of shrinkage! And because the deli always removes that fat cap, their price suddenly looks much more reasonable. Best recipe for sloe gin Like the idea of using the pressure cooker, though. Recipe for sloe gin Yet another reason to buy one! ??

My God – am I the only one who visits this site and drools from one end to the other? Your photography is so mouthwateringly gorgeous. Sloe gin fizz recipe I could devour this sandwich and then wish I had room for another.

Well, I hope not! I don’t get many comments though so I do love hearing from someone who loves what I do. Recipe sloe gin And the truth is, when I first started this blog I loved to cook…but my photos, in a nutshell, sucked. Best sloe gin recipe I had never played with photography or had an interest and it’s been a long yet fun trip into something I never expected. Recipe for sloe gin fizz I’ve come to love the photo setup and experience as much as the cooking experience. Sloe gin recipe 70cl If that shows? YEAH!!! Hearing from someone that notices? Makes my DAY/WEEK/YEAR!!!!

About this sandwich? Honestly I could only eat half at a time and I’m not a delicate eater at all. Sloe berry gin recipe It’s just that filling. Easy sloe gin recipe Which was OK…good to have for both lunch and dinner right? ??

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