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brisket thaw and cook time table...

some help please.  question is this.  if i thaw the brisket, then inject it, how long can i wait before i cook it? can i keep it in the fridge for a day or two before i cook it?  i have a funny work schedule, but i need to cook for an important meeting.  want to make sure i am on point.  thanks in advance for any advice you all might have for me.

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  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 2,685

    Can you not cook it right after you inject it?  I'm not aware that having it sit after being injected adds anything.  Or am I missing something?

     

     

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • Yes you can but you may lose some of your liquid. As Foghorn says you can inject an cook right away.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,983
    I wouldn't have a problem leaving it in the fridge for a week.  Inject it right before you put it on and you'll have more marinade in it when it cooks.
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,705
    Off the subject, @coachbdouble, that sure looks like an OSU Beaver, eh?
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
  • Ideally the injection should sit in the meat 4-10 hours.

     

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    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • I agree... I wouldn't let the brisket set long after injection.... Second, I have completed several cooks for various occasion and I try to stay away from cooking Brisket... My results on brisket are not consistent enough to ensure that the end product will meet the standard I am looking for.... I typically go back to the old standard of Boston Butts.... Easy to cook and very difficult to mess up.

     

  • jaydub58 said:
    Off the subject, @coachbdouble, that sure looks like an OSU Beaver, eh?
    That is definitely our new logo. What a tough opening weekend. Brings me back to my college days. "Win or lose we still booze."

    Large BGE & mini stepchild & a KJ Jr.
    The damp PNW 
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,983

    Ideally the injection should sit in the meat 4-10 hours.

    You mean, before you start cooking the meat.  
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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