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Brisket..... How I do it.

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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,782
    edited June 2013


    cazzy said:

    Mickey said:

    cazzy said:

    I just saw someone drinking shiner in a movie so I thought of this thread. :x

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    @henapple looks like he was just explained how Travis does his brisket...




    so.....you put it in a pan? with a beer? ok....guess ill try it......


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,276

    I watched Rick Perry in the presidential primary debates and think "what the hell is uwrong with Texas?". I'm come on this forum: now I know.

    I can't wait for Salado.

    There's nothing wrong with Texas...
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,276
    Waste the shiner
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,808
    gratuitous brisket pic.

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    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,277
    ShortTravis is about to chow down.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,782
    edited June 2013

    gratuitous brisket pic.

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    They all say to Braise too. It's a match made in heaven if you ask me. :P
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,055
    ...and that folks, was how the Travis method was born.  Travis, for once in his life, followed directions and braised.
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  • 500500 Posts: 1,612
    I had to check in and see what all the Travis Brisket fuss was about.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,782

    ...and that folks, was how the Travis method was born.  Travis, for once in his life, followed directions and braised.

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  • cazzy said:
    gratuitous brisket pic. image
    They all say to Braise too. It's a match made in heaven if you ask me. :P
    don't cook the small one!



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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,276
    Little man will eat one of those... Covered in beets.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,782
    I'm doing my first Travis Brisket tomorrow.  Ya'll have any tips for me?
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  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,272
    Jumped on the bandwagon with a 6 pounder from Costco. Cut it in half so we could have one spicy with Sirachai sauce and one not. Right now we're double-decking it on an AR indirect at 285F with some mesquite chunks. Used Coors Light, didn't want to waste good beer!
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  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,272
    One question from a brisket noob: At 205F IT do you pull the brisket? I think you slice. But I pull chucks at that temp, the pepper/beef/stout recipe works similar. Deep inside you get this "Who pulls a brisket ???". 
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,782

    One question from a brisket noob: At 205F IT do you pull the brisket? I think you slice. But I pull chucks at that temp, the pepper/beef/stout recipe works similar. Deep inside you get this "Who pulls a brisket ???". 

    Slice it! Pencil size slices against the grain.
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    If you do fat side down in the aluminum pan, couldn't you just take all the fat off of the bottom of the brisket?
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,055
    You want some fat, especially on the flat where the meat doesn't have much marbling.  But you could if you wanted to.
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    Yeah, I figured if it was in the braising liquid...whats the point of having all that fat on it.  I could be wrong, but i wouldnt think much of it would render since its just chillin' in the liquid.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,189
    Yeah, I figured if it was in the braising liquid...whats the point of having all that fat on it.  I could be wrong, but i wouldnt think much of it would render since its just chillin' in the liquid.
    It may actually render better since liquid is a much more efficient transferrer of heat than air.
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    I guess there wouldnt be any bark on the bottom..so i could always cut off any fat that didnt render after it was done cooking!

    Im doing Travey's method modified..using different liquid(Dr. Pepper, and marinade mix)
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    Help. I'm trying to buy the stuff for Travis brisket method. As far as marinades go they only have a kc masterpiece steakhouse marinade or a Moores hickory marinade. Which would you use?
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  • SpringramSpringram Posts: 420
    I do not care for stuff on my briskets. Just me. I would think the Masterpiece would be pretty swett as most sweet of there stuff is. The Moores, I am not familiar with. You can always use plain 'ol beef broth ...... 

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  • SpringramSpringram Posts: 420
    Sorry,

    I meant to say "sweet stuff"  My usual martinis are talking, I think.

    I think the Travis Method is great, BTW>

    Springram
    Spring, Texas

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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    I ended up finding some info on another forum. It sounds like the moores is pretty good. It'll be diluted in dr. Pepper and onions per Travis method
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Moore's is basically the same as Dale's if your familiar with it.

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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    @shtgunal3, I'm not familiar with dales. Is it good?
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    I like Dales a lot but it does have ALOT of salt.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,055
    Dales is basically concentrated soy sauce.  Adds MSG umami flavor and salt. 

    Soy Sauce (Soy Protein Hydrolyzed, Water, Salt, Corn Syrup, Caramel) , Onion(s), Garlic, Sugar, Monosodium Glutamate, Ginger, Paprika
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
    Thankfully Moores doesn't have MSG. It's salty though..would it be better to just have dr. Pepper and an onion in the pan? I was unable to find Allegra where I'm at
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,189
    MDB, do you have a Harris teeter nearby?

    They carry it.
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