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How To Cook Perfect Brisket

When you cook a giant hunk of protein, the difference between a doorstop and tender, juicy meat all cod time. Here's a tried-and-true method for cooking brisket that will give you instant meat cred.

Although it does require some skill, cooking brisket is not just a talent of professional butchers and barbecuers. Really, cooking brisket is not impossible. And, once you learn how to cook brisket, you’ll find so many ways to work the meat into your weekly lunch and dinner menu. From fresh and light brisket tacos to hearty, savory, and budget-friendly Chicken-and-Brisket Brunswick Stew, the quintessentially Southern meat is almost as versatile as it is delicious. For your next tailgate, skip the third party order and roast up your own tender cut brisket. You’ll need a sharp knife, a bottle of Worcestershire sauce, a heavy coat of spice rub, a smoker (learn how to prepare your pit here), butcher paper, and plenty of time. Here's a tried-and-true method to give you instant meat cred. Trust us, you’ll be proud.

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