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First brisket - Travis method
All the briskets were small at Costco on Friday night so I ended up with a 5.3 lb one.
I prepped the bath with the onion, Allegro and my choice of beer:
I prepped the brisket, mustard, then a mix of freshly ground kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, almost as much garlic pepper and some cayenne pepper
So I got the egg going and ready about 11:30 pm on Friday night. I had my alarm on for 200 degree and got the alarm at 5:30, that was early!!!!! So I wrapped foiled toweled and bricked in the cooler - I heat up 2.5 bricks in 400 toaster oven then put them in the bottom of the cooler - cooler has mdf board on the bottom so as not to have it melt and small towels around the bricks to protect the sides of the cooler. We ended up eating later then expected, 3:00 ish, so I warmed it up in the oven. Great flavor, and I reduced the marinade to have it as a sauce - very good - very spicy, which I like, too spicy for the better half and the MIL.
I almost remembered the pre-slice shot:
Then sliced it up:
For sides, easy to fix corn on the cob, my home made cole slaw and Publix's red potato salad - that's always great. Had some pitchers of margarita's that hit the spot.
I went with the Capital Culinarian. We redid our kitchen 1.5 years ago. I love this thing. 3 of the 4 burners are 23k btu. The wok grate is awesome too. I went with the grill in the middle, probably should have gotten the griddle.
Maybe I had more wood down in there than I thought. I have my plate setter legs up on my cast iron grate then my standard grate on top of that with my pizza stone on top of the swing rack. So it sits pretty high in the dome
It would have to be my Food saver. I can now seal up all the left over butt, brisket to enjoy it later. and also save chips, nuts, etx AND all the extra large purchases from Costco and Restaurant Depot - either freezing or just storing in gallon m…
3 games to go, If Wisconsin wins 1 and Florida wins 2 I'll be at the top!!! Too bad we didn't have any money on this thing. Last time I won I spent it on a Scotty Cameron putter. Should be great games.