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Spicy Beef

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Ingredients
  Shallots 3
  Chopped thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 4
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Powdered cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Potassium nitrate 2 Teaspoon
  Powdered mace 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coarse salt 1 Pound
  Molasses 4 Tablespoon
  Allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Beef 3 Pound
Directions

Chop the shallots and bay leaves very finely.
Mix all the dry ingredients together and add the shallots and bay leaves.
Stand the meat in a large pan and rub the mixture well into it on all sides.
Leave the meat resting on this aromatic bed for 2 days.
Now pour the molasses over it and rub the mixture well into the meat every day for 1 week.
At the end of that time, tie the meat into a neat shape.
Cover well with warm water and simmer gently for 6 hours.
Press between 2 dishes with a weight on top.
This is always eaten cold.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Beef
Servings: 
8

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