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I know that you want to take advantage of all that sale corned beef in the grocery stores, and obviously the best way to do it is: with corned beef hash! I know people who make corned beef just to get the leftovers for hash. But hash is in-and-of-itself fantastic, so I’m going to throw in a couple non-corned beef recipes too. Check it out!
For the non-meat-eaters in the crowd, I think you should make some good Lake Superior smoked trout breakfast hash—look around your garden carefully before you start, you may find your chives are already poking through the ground, and fresh chives make trout hash magic.
I was reading about the history of corned beef and cabbage and St. Patrick’s day, and discovered that Ireland was historically a pork-eating nation, not a beef-eating one. So before the Irish-Americans were Americanized they were likely making their hash with ham. Ham hash is amazing. Try it!
Spicy Chipotle Bacon Corned Beef Hash
As you know I’m crazy about the fusion all-American recipes that rise up when cultures meet and grow together. A perfect example of this is a Texan corned beef hash with chipotle chilies in adobo sauce. Spicy and rich.
Mashed Potatoes and Corned Beef Hash
Have you ever heard of boxty? That’s a traditional Irish comfort food that’s basically a mashed potato cake, fried. You can season it with anything you like—onions, fresh herbs, beets, bacon, or, wonderfully, corned beef. Take your mashed potato leftovers to the next level, why don’t you!
Corned Beef Hash- The Real, Basic Deal
For my money the most important thing about corned beef hash is that you need good corned beef, then a good cast-iron pan to get a good crust on the potatoes and onions. There’s not much more to say about the best-of-the-best than that. Get a corned beef, season it well, turn it into hash in the right heavy pan. Like this recipe!