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Old 05-05-2008, 10:35 AM   #9
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I soaked store-bought flats for 24 hours to get the some of the saltiness out.

Then I rubbed liberally with:

1 - Coarse ground black pepper
1 - Coarse ground coriander
1 - Mixed red pepper powder (paprika, chiles, etc)
1/4 - Coarse ground dried garlic and onion

I never use salt or sugar. Meat is salty enough and pastrami is not sweet or caramelized.

I wrap in foil with no liquid and cooler for a few hours.

Comes out awesome!
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