Though corned beef is still a must-have dinner for many - at least once a year - Mr.
Lowe will have cabbage, carrots, potatoes and turnips ("That's for hearty people," he said) with his gray corned beef meal tomorrow.
Flanagan typically sells between 800 pounds and 1,400 pounds of gray corned beef in March.
"Years ago, corned beef brisket always came rolled," Mr.
He prefers gray corned beef, but the requisite part of any traditional boiled dinner is making red flannel hash from the leftovers.
"Red flannel hash is basically corned beef, cabbage, carrots, turnips, potatoes, beets," Mr.