Leah’s Lunch: Moody’s Deli (Waltham)

Moody’s Deli is not a deli.  Well, it’s not just a deli.  If Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory is a Seven Eleven then I suppose Moody’s could be a deli. New England Charcuterie is like Roald Dahl’s fantasy chocolate factory but for cured meats.  Lunch at Moody’s can be a combined deli grocery shopping trip and lunch…

Brisket gets a Bath

The briskets are cured. I hope! I was surprised to see that despite one being cured with pink salt and the other made Nitrite free, they both look very similar coming out of the brine. They’ve been rinsed, topped off with fresh pickling spices, a rough mirepoix of carrots, onion and celery. Now they simmer…