In this video, you’ll see how to turn ordinary corned beef into homemade, deli-style pastrami. So quick and easy, this pastrami tastes better than what you find at the grocery store. Watch Chef John prepare a simple pastrami rub and garlic oil mixture. Then it’s just a matter of coating the meat with the dry rub, wrapping it up in foil into a tight bundle, and roasting the corned beef in the oven at low temperature for a long time. Get the recipe for Chef John’s Easy Homemade Pastrami. This homemade pastrami comes out tender, spicy, a little smoky, and is just plain delicious sliced thinly and served on rye bread with mustard and a pickle, of course!