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Brisket- Cumming GA

danv23
danv23 Posts: 953
edited July 2021 in Beef
22lb from Costco. Rocco waited for a bit of fat to hit the floor. This was a beast and things are looking, well, pretty good. I watched a video about making tallow off of the trimmings, which i think i have a good 5lbs of and i'm gonna give that a shot. Post oak and cherry, and i think we all can see the beautiful cherry influence. Into the stall at 157 and i'll let the bbq guru handle it from here.



The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

Cumming, GA

Eggs - XL, L, Small

Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

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  • GregW
    GregW Posts: 2,675
    Nice looking cook. I haven't cooked a brisket since the pandemic started. My Costco membership lapsed and I was cut off from my source. I have recently renewed my membership, now if beef prices could return to pre-pandemic levels I would be all set.
    Was your brisket one of the prime grades they sell?
  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    edited July 2021
    Yep, and the 2 Costcos near me only sell prime.  I recommend wet aging it 45 days then either cook it or freeze it.  Just turn it every week or so in the fridge and let the enzymes do their magic.  New for this cook is making beef tallow.  Got all the fat from it simmering in a pot on the stove.  We'll see how that goes!

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • Phone’s ringing, Dude.  
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  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    Phone’s ringing, Dude.  
    Thank you Donnie.

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • fence0407
    fence0407 Posts: 2,236
    As a fellow Cummingite (sp?), very nicely done! Love the Costco prime briskets!
    Large - Mini - Blackstone 17", 28", 36"
    Cumming, GA  

  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053
    edited July 2021
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    fence0407 said:
    As a fellow Cummingite (sp?), very nicely done! Love the Costco prime briskets!
    See Lit's post. Looks like that was my last brisket for a while.

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23 said:
    fence0407 said:
    As a fellow Cummingite (sp?), very nicely done! Love the Costco prime briskets!
    See Lit's post. Looks like that was my last brisket for a while.
    If you cant afford it, don’t buy it. Free market, right? 
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX FBTX
  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 30,714
    danv23 said:
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!
    Gee, what was going on a year ago that made gas prices so cheap?  Can’t quite put my finger on it…
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • The Cen-Tex Smoker
    The Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 22,951
    edited July 2021
    danv23 said:
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!
    Gee, what was going on a year ago that made gas prices so cheap?  Can’t quite put my finger on it…
    And I always get a kick out of the supposed free market guys who cry when commodities surge and fall during times of shortage and excess. And here I thought a government who held commodity costs in checks was…eeeeeek! SoCiaLiSm😮😮😮😮😮😮
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX FBTX
  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    danv23 said:
    fence0407 said:
    As a fellow Cummingite (sp?), very nicely done! Love the Costco prime briskets!
    See Lit's post. Looks like that was my last brisket for a while.
    If you cant afford it, don’t buy it. Free market, right? 
    Absolutely correct.

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    danv23 said:
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!
    Gee, what was going on a year ago that made gas prices so cheap?  Can’t quite put my finger on it…
    Well, we were able to drill on federal lands and exported more than we imported. Not true today, but each administration has its plusses and minuses as I've learned. No offense meant.

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    danv23 said:
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!
    Gee, what was going on a year ago that made gas prices so cheap?  Can’t quite put my finger on it…
    And I always get a kick out of the supposed free market guys who cry when commodities surge and fall during times of shortage and excess. And here I thought a government who held commodity costs in checks was…eeeeeek! SoCiaLiSm😮😮😮😮😮😮
    I don't think me or @litwere crying. Just commented on the current price vs. the one I paid which was $2.79lb. Yes, prices go up and down.


    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053
    edited July 2021
    danv23 said:
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!
    Gee, what was going on a year ago that made gas prices so cheap?  Can’t quite put my finger on it…
    And I always get a kick out of the supposed free market guys who cry when commodities surge and fall during times of shortage and excess. And here I thought a government who held commodity costs in checks was…eeeeeek! SoCiaLiSm😮😮😮😮😮😮
    There was a severe shortage last winter and meat prices never got near this high. Whats the difference? Ribs in costco went from $2.29 a lb to $5.69 right now. This is caused by inflation from all the money the government is pumping into households. Atleast 6 more months of it now with these free child tax credits.
  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053
    danv23 said:
    fence0407 said:
    As a fellow Cummingite (sp?), very nicely done! Love the Costco prime briskets!
    See Lit's post. Looks like that was my last brisket for a while.
    If you cant afford it, don’t buy it. Free market, right? 
    We can afford it just choose not to. I’m pretty sure this isn’t from a shortage since costco had like 40 prime briskets out yesterday and not 1 person even looking at them. 
  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    Lit said:
    danv23 said:
    Lit said:
    I just left costco. Prime brisket up from $2.99 a lb to $5.49 a lb at the Cumming store. So glad we dont have to worry about inflation.
    I think the beast was 2.79.  Love paying over $1 more per gallon of gas when compared to 1 year ago too. Great administration we got going, and I can say 100% that it certainly ain't my fault.

    Thanks Lit!
    Gee, what was going on a year ago that made gas prices so cheap?  Can’t quite put my finger on it…
    And I always get a kick out of the supposed free market guys who cry when commodities surge and fall during times of shortage and excess. And here I thought a government who held commodity costs in checks was…eeeeeek! SoCiaLiSm😮😮😮😮😮😮
    There was a severe shortage last winter and meat prices never got near this high. Whats the difference? Ribs in costco went from $2.29 a lb to $5.69 right now. This is caused by inflation from all the money the government is pumping into households. Atleast 6 more months of it now with these free child tax credits.
    Accurate. 

    https://www.marca.com/en/lifestyle/2021/07/25/60fdace422601d4c2f8b4666.html

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,653
    What cracks me up is when there is a republican president in office the high and mighty, elitist, just, woke forum members turn this place into a presidential punching bag, with grandstanding, Twitter links, cnn quotes, memes, name calling, and on and on. 
       However with a Democrat president in office who literally cannot complete a sentence, somehow the republicans on this forum don’t see the need to argue with folks on a daily basis and berate our countries leader and the people who support him. 
    Well Done Clapping GIF by MOODMAN
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 30,714
    What cracks me up is when there is a republican president in office the high and mighty, elitist, just, woke forum members turn this place into a presidential punching bag, with grandstanding, Twitter links, cnn quotes, memes, name calling, and on and on. 
       However with a Democrat president in office who literally cannot complete a sentence, somehow the republicans on this forum don’t see the need to argue with folks on a daily basis and berate our countries leader and the people who support him. 
    Your moral superiority is duly noted.  Bravo.
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 30,714
    This really did use to be a much friendlier place.
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 30,714

    The nationwide spike in meat prices, in particular, is due to a number factors, economists say. Transportation costs are high, and so is grain. Labor shortages, already a thorny issue for the server-starved restaurant industry, are causing supply chain slowdowns in meatpacking plants. Meanwhile, demand for meat is up across the country as onsite dining returns to normal. Moreover, demand for beef in China has also risen significantly in the last year.

    “It’s almost been a perfect storm,” City Group Hospitality partner Stephen Hightower says. 

    Source: https://www.225batonrouge.com/food-drink/sky-high-meat-prices-impacting-local-grocers-restaurants-like-cou-yons-curbside-will-owners-start-raising-prices-consumers
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053

    The nationwide spike in meat prices, in particular, is due to a number factors, economists say. Transportation costs are high, and so is grain. Labor shortages, already a thorny issue for the server-starved restaurant industry, are causing supply chain slowdowns in meatpacking plants. Meanwhile, demand for meat is up across the country as onsite dining returns to normal. Moreover, demand for beef in China has also risen significantly in the last year.

    “It’s almost been a perfect storm,” City Group Hospitality partner Stephen Hightower says. 

    Source: https://www.225batonrouge.com/food-drink/sky-high-meat-prices-impacting-local-grocers-restaurants-like-cou-yons-curbside-will-owners-start-raising-prices-consumers
    And without all this free money many people wouldnt be able to afford it so the demand would be lower which means lower prices.
  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 30,714
    Lit said:

    The nationwide spike in meat prices, in particular, is due to a number factors, economists say. Transportation costs are high, and so is grain. Labor shortages, already a thorny issue for the server-starved restaurant industry, are causing supply chain slowdowns in meatpacking plants. Meanwhile, demand for meat is up across the country as onsite dining returns to normal. Moreover, demand for beef in China has also risen significantly in the last year.

    “It’s almost been a perfect storm,” City Group Hospitality partner Stephen Hightower says. 

    Source: https://www.225batonrouge.com/food-drink/sky-high-meat-prices-impacting-local-grocers-restaurants-like-cou-yons-curbside-will-owners-start-raising-prices-consumers
    And without all this free money many people wouldnt be able to afford it so the demand would be lower which means lower prices.
    Aren't you missing the Price Is Right?
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053
    Lit said:

    The nationwide spike in meat prices, in particular, is due to a number factors, economists say. Transportation costs are high, and so is grain. Labor shortages, already a thorny issue for the server-starved restaurant industry, are causing supply chain slowdowns in meatpacking plants. Meanwhile, demand for meat is up across the country as onsite dining returns to normal. Moreover, demand for beef in China has also risen significantly in the last year.

    “It’s almost been a perfect storm,” City Group Hospitality partner Stephen Hightower says. 

    Source: https://www.225batonrouge.com/food-drink/sky-high-meat-prices-impacting-local-grocers-restaurants-like-cou-yons-curbside-will-owners-start-raising-prices-consumers
    And without all this free money many people wouldnt be able to afford it so the demand would be lower which means lower prices.
    Aren't you missing the Price Is Right?
    Some stupid capitol trial on instead. But I am working out and I dont mean a 20 minute jog. 
  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 30,714
    Lit said:
    Lit said:

    The nationwide spike in meat prices, in particular, is due to a number factors, economists say. Transportation costs are high, and so is grain. Labor shortages, already a thorny issue for the server-starved restaurant industry, are causing supply chain slowdowns in meatpacking plants. Meanwhile, demand for meat is up across the country as onsite dining returns to normal. Moreover, demand for beef in China has also risen significantly in the last year.

    “It’s almost been a perfect storm,” City Group Hospitality partner Stephen Hightower says. 

    Source: https://www.225batonrouge.com/food-drink/sky-high-meat-prices-impacting-local-grocers-restaurants-like-cou-yons-curbside-will-owners-start-raising-prices-consumers
    And without all this free money many people wouldnt be able to afford it so the demand would be lower which means lower prices.
    Aren't you missing the Price Is Right?
    Some stupid capitol trial on instead. But I am working out and I dont mean a 20 minute jog. 
    Of course, nobody here would ever accuse you of exercising anything other than the muscles below your neck.  
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • ThrasherIII
    ThrasherIII Posts: 251
    lkapigian said:
    What cracks me up is when there is a republican president in office the high and mighty, elitist, just, woke forum members turn this place into a presidential punching bag, with grandstanding, Twitter links, cnn quotes, memes, name calling, and on and on. 
       However with a Democrat president in office who literally cannot complete a sentence, somehow the republicans on this forum don’t see the need to argue with folks on a daily basis and berate our countries leader and the people who support him. 
    Well Done Clapping GIF by MOODMAN
    Nailed it
  • ThrasherIII
    ThrasherIII Posts: 251
    Is choice still a good option for Brisket? $3.99 a #
  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053
    edited July 2021
    Lit said:
    Lit said:

    The nationwide spike in meat prices, in particular, is due to a number factors, economists say. Transportation costs are high, and so is grain. Labor shortages, already a thorny issue for the server-starved restaurant industry, are causing supply chain slowdowns in meatpacking plants. Meanwhile, demand for meat is up across the country as onsite dining returns to normal. Moreover, demand for beef in China has also risen significantly in the last year.

    “It’s almost been a perfect storm,” City Group Hospitality partner Stephen Hightower says. 

    Source: https://www.225batonrouge.com/food-drink/sky-high-meat-prices-impacting-local-grocers-restaurants-like-cou-yons-curbside-will-owners-start-raising-prices-consumers
    And without all this free money many people wouldnt be able to afford it so the demand would be lower which means lower prices.
    Aren't you missing the Price Is Right?
    Some stupid capitol trial on instead. But I am working out and I dont mean a 20 minute jog. 
    Of course, nobody here would ever accuse you of exercising anything other than the muscles below your neck.  
    You arent even smart enough to figure out all this free money caused everything in the article you posted. And you post you run a 5k almost every day like it is some super workout when you could just say I jog 20 minutes a day. You also could have said I warm up almost every day with no real workout thats probably the best description.
  • danv23
    danv23 Posts: 953
    Is choice still a good option for Brisket? $3.99 a #
    A select grade I bought at Kroger was one of my best so I'd say you're good to go with choice. Only thing I'd recommend is salting/seasoning a day or 2 before cooking uncovered or covered in the fridge to let the salt do its magic and keep 'er moist.

    The DudeThis is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter SobchakNihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner