Thursday, June 25, 2020

Brisket smoke, 6/25/20

Well the Mrs found choice briskets on sale for $1.59/lb with an extra $25 purchase so we are doing the obvious.  She came home with a 14.75 pound brisket last night and it went on the smoker at 10:45 this morning.  I trimmed off about 2 pounds of fat and got most of the fat cap down to about 1/4 of an inch or less.  As usual we seasoned with North Main BBQ All N 1 seasoning.
8 hours and a lot of wood smoke later
Then wrapped in foil and into the oven at 250 for another 5 and a half hours.
The result is the photo at the top.  Buttery soft, moist, smoky, and delicious!  Not too shabby for a ten year old $75 smoker, some charcoal, and some oak and pecan twigs that rain down all over our yard.  The hardest part was the delicious smell while waiting for the meat to cook down in the oven.  Our place will smell like BBQ perfume for the next few days, not even counting when we warm up the brisket in the microwave.