Recipes and information on how to smoke the perfect brisket. Also look here for general brisket information, including grilling.
Brisket - Step by Step
Brisket is considered the hardest barbecue to smoke. This tough, fatty cut of beef can be a challenge to any barbecue cook, but if you plan ahead, have the right supplies, and are very, very patient you will be rewarded with a fantastic meal.
Best Odds Brisket
There are a lot of variations in barbecue brisket, but a few general rules will help you make the best brisket you can regardless of the kind of smoker you are using. Once you have mastered these steps you’ll be ready to strike out on your own and move on to competition briskets.
Brisket - Fat Side Up/Fat Side Down?
For years people always said to smoke your brisket fat side up. The melting fat would baste the meat in moisture and keep it from drying out. Now there are people winning big time barbecue competitions smoking their briskets fat side down. So which way should you turn your brisket? With a little science I think we can figure out the answer and...
Take the great smoky flavor of these tough little brisket trimmings and make great meals with them. Burnt Ends are the perfect ingredient to anything you want to add a smoky meat flavor too.
Brisket - Preparation
Getting the brisket ready for the smoke is sometimes the most important part. Start with a good brisket, treat it gently and you'll be on your way to the best smoked brisket.
Brisket - Flavor
Rub, mop, sop and sauce.
Walter Jetton's Beef Brisket
The secrets to the Brisket Barbecue served at Lyndon B. Johnson's State Dinners. This might not be the smoked brisket you were expecting, but it is the way brisket was prepared long ago in a place called Texas
Brisket - Smoking
Without smoke a brisket is just a tough beef roast. Low and smoke and a good dose of smoke make it Barbecue. Learn how to add the right kind and amount of smoke to make a great barbecue brisket.
Barbecue Brisket from the Kitchen
If you don't have the time or the equipment to do it the tried and true way, there are alternatives. While it might not be authentic barbecue it's still pretty darn good.