---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.04
  Categories: Beef
       Yield: 8 servings
   6 1/2 lb Beef
       3 x  Bay leaves
      10 x  Cloves
       5 x  Blades mace
            Crushed clove garlic
     1/4 c  Brown sugar
       1 lb Salt (about 2 cups)
   1 1/2 tb Saltpeter
       1    Bunch fresh herbs
       3    Sliced carrots
       3    Sliced onions
   NOTE:  prepare 7 days in advance of eating! -- Wipe
   meat over with a damp cloth.  Mix seasoning
   ingredients together except for carrots, onions and
   fresh herbs.  Rub seasoning well into meat;  then lay
   mean on bed of seasoning.  Leave in a cool place
   (preferably not refrigerated, though). Repeat rubbing
   each day.  On the seventh day, put the meat into a
   saucepan and cover with cold water.  Bring to boiling
   point and simmer gently for 5 hours, when it should be
   tender.  Put cooked meat on a flat dish and cover with
   a board.  Set weight on top of board until meat is
   cold, when it is ready to carve and eat.