Do you cook corned beef brisket fat side up or down?

Chef's answer
Place corned beef, fat side up, on top of vegetables and sprinkle with pickling spice
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
How do you know when corned beef is done in the slow cooker? The meat is ready when it is "fork-tender". This is a good indication that is properly cooked, tender, and ready for serving. In addition, I recommend using a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature.2 Jan 2019
Choose the flat cut, more often than not the tip cut will end up tougher. Next, while some recipes instruct you to trim all the fat from the brisket, I prefer to trim the fat off after it is finished cooking. That way when the fat renders during the cooking process the flavor will get infused into the meat.26 Feb 2017
When buying a brisket for corned beef, plan on about 3/4 pounds per person, or up to one pound per person if you want to make sure there are leftovers for things like sandwiches and hash.7 Mar 2017
Depending on the pickling solution used for the meat, you may be in for a saltier meal than you bargained for if you cook the meat without rinsing it. And don't worry: Rinsing won't make the beef taste bland! The flavor is infused deep into the beef during the curing process.5 Mar 2020
Ale: Red ales (something like Smithwicks
Gray corned beef is said to have a better taste than red. The gray meet is softer and sweeter. Gray corned beef is also less salty than red corned beef.
Corned beef is made from brisket, which comes from the lower chest of the cow
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