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My first brisket and I nailed it, with the exception of it taking longer than I had anticipated, but I remained calm and served the point (which finished two hours before the flat) to my guest first and then brought out the flat for a second round.

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Of course, I know that one day I'll end up with a brisket that isn't like this one was, but I'll just make burnt ends with the whole thing if need be... LOL.


Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • Nicely done

    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • Thank you. I'm wondering if the point being done before the flat is common or a fluke... anybody have this happen before?

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 6,915
    I think it is actually a fairly common occurrence.
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  • Okay, thanks.

    Here are a couple of pictures of the flat that took so long to cook.

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    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219

    Parallel said:
    Thank you. I'm wondering if the point being done before the flat is common or a fluke... anybody have this happen before?
    Yes...it's counter intuitive, but it happens. I always check the thickest part of the flat for tenderness.  The point can take some overcooking because it's loaded with fat.
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