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What a day.......

BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
edited 6:17AM in EggHead Forum
Expecting our good friends the Lira's....Fired the Large at 4:30 AM put the brisket on at 6:00 AM ready at 2:00 PM , 250* Dome 200* Internal....Carnivore all over it.....smoked with hickory chips... :woohoo:




Foiled & reserved for 2 hrs.............meanwhile fired The Mini & cedar planked a shaved Brie with, strawberry chipotle sauce, almonds, blueberries, amaranth and God, it was Deeeeliciousssss............


Barbarita kept an eye on the mini all the time...............


Ready for slicing....but before...a nice Chilean Cabernet 2005 D.O. Maipo was superb............


Sliced across the grain.......juicy & tender.............


The mango cake was gooood...............


A great day, with great friends.............


Have a great weekend


  • Le Oeuf VertLe Oeuf Vert Posts: 512
    As always the food looks wonderful and the setting is tops!!
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    Dammit Beli,you must be living right :P Eveything looks great as always ;)
  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    Beli - the brisket looks fantastic. You always post the best photos of your family and friends. So glad to see that you had yet another day in paradise! :)
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hey Mark. Tks mi amigo, Think I' more or less ready for bed now.... :laugh:
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Doug it'd have been perfect if I had used the Shun on its stand of course :P
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Muchas Gracias Elizabeth, love the smell of brisket all the time ..
  • That looks like a great meal.

    Welcome to the Swamp.....GO GATORS!!!!
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Dave cooking a nice brisket is devoting at least half a day of your precious time to it , not sleeping well most of the time and playing the temps right so that in the end someone else can say....... Oh it's nice....... :woohoo:
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    :woohoo: Very true buddy ;) I'm still just happy to see that you finally got it home ;) :P

  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Why is it every time I read your posts I end up saying Dang, Beli!!!! It looks delicious! Love to the girls.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Judy I just don't know, but I feel just the same way every time I see your girls cooking nicely at the ranch :laugh:
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Isn't that a beauty. Showed it to a few of my friends & they were very impressed, nothing to do with the comercial knife stands. Tomorrow I'll take some nice shots of it & post them buddy I'm very lucky. TKS again
  • Beli,

    As always - the pics make me wish I was in Monterrey!!
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Well Jerry , you know you are always welcome home, we could egg a few goodies here
  • EGGARYEGGARY Posts: 1,222
    It all looks good. Your brisket has beautiful color on the outside. How did the brisket come out ? My concern is overcooking it. The cake looks good too. Sometimes starting with dessert sounds good.

    Enjoy your week end.

  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Gary, I always use a drip pan with wine and/or water it helps keeping the brisket moist & tender, when I foil I add a bit of juice as well
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Hey Beli, The last pic says it all.


    Real nice. ;)
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,356
    Good friends, excellent food and fine wine, that is what life is about.
    You will be making that Brie at the next fest...right?
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    You are absolutely right Tim, good friends appreciate each other's company & cooks
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,598
    Barbarita is the money shot.
    But please talk a little about that cake-wow....
    Yes it is all WOW but sometimes a little more WOW...
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • LobichoLobicho Posts: 557
    at what time can I pass for the leftovers!!!
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Good idea Joan, will definitely cook at least one of those.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Mickey, our guests brought the cake for lunch, and you know what? I'm still having second & third helpings, it's sooooooo good, Will try & get the recipe
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    My GOODNES!.That looks wonderful.I would be willing to bet that there are 5 star chefs jealous of you.They should be! :) Your little sous-chef is a cutie.Be Well my friend.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Mi amigo , you & your family are always welcome.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Many thanks Hoss, love anything that has to do with cooking most specially family & friends
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Awesome as usual Beli.
  • GirlyEggGirlyEgg Posts: 622
    It all looks delicious! Any chance you'd share your Mango Cake recipe? :-)
  • rsmdalersmdale Posts: 2,472
    I want to be your Friend!!!! Great looking meal Beli everything looks fabulous!!


  • leeflashleeflash Posts: 66
    Beli,you need to start your own cooking show.That cook looks grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreat!
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