Irish Corned Beef & Cabbage
5 lb Corned-Beef brisket
2 Whole cloves
2 Bay Leaves
8 Medium Potatoes, pared
1 Medium cabbage, cut in wedges
1 Clove Garlic
10 Whole black Peppers
8 Medium Carrots, Pared
8 Medium yellow onions, peeled
2 lb Butter
Wipe corned beef with damp paper towels. Place in large pan, cover with water.
Add garlic, cloves, black peppercorns,
and bay leaves. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Skim surface.
Cover pan; simmer 3 to 4 hours,
or until corned beef is fork-tender. Add carrots, potatoes, and onions during
last 25 minutes.
Add cabbage wedges during last 15 minutes. Cook vegetables just till tender.
Slice across the grain.
Arrange slices on platter with cabbage. Brush potatoes with butter, sprinkle
with chopped parsley.