How to Make Pastrami

Once you’ve tasted this moist, smoky home made pastrami you’ll never want to buy it from the store again. Making your own pastrami isn’t difficult but there are a lot of steps involved. You’re also going to need a lot of patience. The full recipe takes 6 – 7 days from start to finish. You […]

Smoking Your First Brisket – Advice From Aaron Franklin

How to smoke your first brisket

Brisket is notoriously difficult cut of meat to master. Many amateur pitmasters have turned a 4lb brisket into a 4lb hunk of beef jerky.  You shouldn’t let these horror stories put you off though. There is no greater accomplishment than slicing a juicy, perfectly cooked brisket after 12 hours tending to your smoker. If you […]

9 Leftover Beef Brisket Recipes

Leftover beef brisket recipes

After smoking a brisket, no matter how lip-smackingly delicious it was, there are almost always leftovers. A brisket yields a lot of meat. If you are looking for some ideas for how to use your leftover brisket, then check out this list of 9 great ideas to get your mouth watering (again). 1) Brisket Grilled […]

Should You Cook Brisket Fat Side Up or Down?

Brisket fat side up on smoker

There are some topics in the world of barbecue that have never really been put to bed. Whether to cook your brisket fat side up or down is one of them. If you are new to barbecuing, this may be a burning question that you have not been brave enough to ask out loud. Or, […]