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A-traditional smoked brisket

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  • DreamOn
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    • Jan 2020
    • 51
    • Lancaster PA

    A-traditional smoked brisket

    “Atraditional” smoked brisket and corn muffins tonight 😋
    The lumpy stuff on top is Rotel tomatoes and onions: keeps it moist. Thickened drippings + red wine = gravy.
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  • Blues1
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    • Mar 2020
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    #2
    That looks great!

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    • Texas Larry
      Texas Larry commented
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      What he said!
  • LA Pork Butt
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    • Dec 2014
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    • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

    #3
    Nice combo.

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    • Jfrosty27
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      #4
      I’m drooling.

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      • fzxdoc
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        #5
        Tasty combo. Nice job on the briskie cook.

        Kathryn

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        • Troutman
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          #6
          Interesting concept on the brisket

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          • smokin fool
            smokin fool commented
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            My nephew in Frisco does the same kinda thing but uses various peppers.
            Jalapeno's, green, red probably more I don't know about.
            Sadly, extremely sadly, I've never been down there when he does one.
            Rotel finally made it up here a few months ago so this is another bucket list item.

          • fzxdoc
            fzxdoc commented
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            Oh gosh, smokin fool , now that you can buy RoTel, your chili will never be the same again.

            Kathryn

          • smokin fool
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            @fxzdoc yup, definite improvement.
            Now our Velveeta budget is thru the roof for queso.
            On the other hand our return luggage from Dallas is no longer over weight with 24 cans of Rotel.
            Stay safe.
        • Jim White
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          • I cook on a 15-year-old Kamado #9, a huge beast nearly 6 feet tall and with black ceramic tile on the outside. I of course love smoked meats of all kinds, but also like quick cooks like chicken portions, pork tenderloins and fish. Really into cooking of all kinds. Just added an outdoor fire pit that has grilling capability and limited Santa Maria-style grill raising and lowering.

          #7
          Does the meat pick up the green chili flavor?

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          • DreamOn
            DreamOn commented
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            Not distinctly no. It’s more a general marinade flavor. I used regular Rotel. They also make a hot version. Out of curiosity next time I’ll try that one 🙂.
            More of the flavor comes through in the gravy made from the drippings...
            Last edited by DreamOn; May 1, 2020, 05:33 AM.
        • HawkerXP
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          #8
          Very interesting.

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          • fzxdoc
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            #9
            So did you smoke the brisket with rub and add the RoTel, onions, spices and wine at the end, or did you smoke the brisket in a pan with all of the gravy stuff added at the beginning--basically just switching to smoker instead of oven cooking?

            Kathryn

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            • DreamOn
              DreamOn commented
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              The marinade: carmelize 2 small onions x5 min, add 2 cloves minced garlic, continue x 1 min. Add 1 can Rotel (tomatoes and chilies) , 1 c red wine, 2Tb lemon juice, 1 Tb Worcestershire sauce, 2 bay leaves, 1 tsp dry thyme, 3/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper. Marinate overnight. Strain marinade.Put meat on a rimmed pan, strained veggies on top, smoke x 6 hours. Add pan drippings to saved marinade,cook/ thicken with 1 Tb per cup cornstarch into gravy.
              Last edited by DreamOn; May 1, 2020, 08:06 AM.

            • fzxdoc
              fzxdoc commented
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              Thanks a bunch, DreamOn .

              Kathryn

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