Smoking a brisket on Sunday, prep tonight.

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  1. JJDealer

    JJDealer Well-Known Member VIP

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    Start with a 15+lb choice brisket
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    Trim and apply the dry rub, which consists of paprika,granulated garlic,granulated onion,cumin,oregano,brown sugar,touch of chipotle chili powder, and salt and pepper.
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    Wrap in plastic, then foil wrap until early Sunday morning.
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    I will be smoking around 225* with a mix of hickory and oak for minimum 12hrs, probably closer to 14.
    I will keep those who are interested up to date. Up date starting around 4am Sunday. :hat:
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    Then you take all that shit and wrap it in some img tags and bliggity blam -- brisket.
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    Avery Well-Known Member

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    hamburger is 2.99 a lbs. by me now.

    you believe that shit?
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    Burger here is close to $4
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    I was hoping you were around, this will be nice. Stay tuned. Not much going on til Sunday.
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    Chriza likes brisket.
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    Tell us what else he likes. :jj:
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    Nice. You don't? I vaguely remember or completely mistaking that you like it but had some that was too tough and fatty?
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    Too lean for burgers but you get the drift. This is on sale this week.

    96% Lean Ground Beef
    $4.99 lb. Club Price
    4% fat. Ground Fresh Daily

    Price Valid 11/7/12 - 11/13/12
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    separate the point when it's done and make burnt ends.. looking forward to the finish pics
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    I usually separate and make hash. I'm the only one in the family who appreciates burnt ends.
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    nice.. I do that sometimes

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    You got it bro, looks great. My family also do not like a bunch of bark so I foil around 160* or so. Do you foil or just let it rip?
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    Beer, burgers, Nintendo, BBQ chicken, Frasier, the Dallas Cowboys, eating pussy, karaoke, pugs...

    Very close... My initial impression was negative because of the fatty/tough/gristliness. Haven't really had it since. So while I can't say definitively that I don't like it, I'm leaning in that direction until I'm dissuaded. It's not easily found around here I guess. I never see it in restaurants.
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    What rig do you use to smoke?

    I have the Pro Q Excel, the thing is nice. I can do a 12-14 hr smoke with minimal checking or adding.
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    I foil at 160 too.. just to help it along and preserve moisture.. sometimes I'll inject w/ beef broth and spices
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    Got it. You had bad BBQ, that sucks. It is a unforgiving piece of meat, but done correct it is delicious. Don't give up hope, you will find your delicious meat. And he will care about your feelings.:c
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    Shit, we are on the same page. I will inject before smoking, usually no sodium beef broth,garlic, onion and some Worcestershire.

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