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9 Ridiculously Great Uses of Brisket

Thrillist | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste

In some parts of Texas, putting anything other than salt and pepper on a brisket is considered blasphemy. But to the dismay of more traditional pitmasters (and Spinderella) there's a whole host of folks around the country (and Canada!) who're using brisket to nefariously awesome ends.

Is a Love of Blazing Saddles, Brisket and the Frozen Soundtrack Enough to Make You Jewish?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion
Jon Hotchkiss

What follows is the text of an address I shared with the members of my Conservative synagogue on January 18th, 2014 during a weekend family retreat. ...

Finally Jewish: Late to the Party, but Dancing My Ass Off

Leigh McMullan Abramson | Posted 12.08.2013 | Religion
Leigh McMullan Abramson

I converted to Judaism before I got married. But I had been an aspirational Jew for nearly all my life. In nursery school, after learning about Chanukah, I told everyone my father was Jewish.

Brisket With a Perfect Sauce

Zester Daily | Posted 11.03.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Just in time for Rosh Hashana.

Brisket: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Epicurious | Posted 08.16.2013 | Taste

Why the humble beef brisket inspires such devotion, and the recipes and tips you need to make your own.

The Best Brisket in Texas? Franklin BBQ! Plus, Make Your Own Hill Country Brisket

Steven Raichlen | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

If the BBQ trail guides your travel plans like it does mine, heading to Austin, Texas for the most exquisite brisket has to be on your bucket list.

From Astronaut Ice cream to Zingers: the Ultimate A to Z of Food

Thrillist | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

A is for Astronaut Ice Cream. B is for Brisket. C is for... The REAL reason you learned the alphabet.

We're Head Over Heels In Love With Barbecue

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

And we bet we're not alone.

A Week In The Life Of Franklin Barbecue

Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste

So much delicious meat.

Vote: What's The Best Barbecue Option?

Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste

Tough decisions need to be made.

Recipe Of The Day: BBQ Brisket Sandwich

Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste

This sandwich is epic.

Mayor Bloomberg Launches a Clandestine Passover Police Unit

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.21.2013 | Comedy
Bernard Starr

On the heels of the court revocation of Bloomberg's ban on 16-ounce soft drinks, New York's mayor promptly created a secret Passover police unit (code name Sugar Daddy).

Connecting To Your Heritage Through Food

Udi Urman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste
Udi Urman

Clearly Shefi is just one example of young people who find their connection to their heritage through food, and no surprise that the Center for Jewish History is jumping on the bandwagon.

21 Incredible Brisket Dishes That Put Your Bubbe's To The Test

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste

There's more than one way to do brisket on Hanukkah. How will you do yours?

Meatless Monday: Meatless Celebrations With Kim O'Donnel

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Christmas can be Christmas without ham and without hurt feelings. "We can put aside our political differences, our problems and our baggage and we can be in the moment with the food," says O'Donnel. "There's something pretty powerful about that."

Move Over, Martha. Canal House Cooks Every Day May Be the New Gold Standard for American Cooks

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.31.2012 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

Everything about Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer delivers the same message: We won the lottery. We get to live authentic lives and cook real food and write books that are both creative and simple.

Meatopia 2012: 'The Woodstock Of Edible Animals'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.18.2012 | Taste

There are a lot of things to love about this video. Founder, Josh Ozersky referring to this as a "global festival celebrating eating things with paren...

Eat Your Way Through Rosh Hashanah

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

Our favorite thing about the Jewish New Year is the food. Surprise!

Crimes Against BBQ Brisket

Food & Wine | Posted 09.09.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

Aaron Franklin spends a lot of time thinking about brisket. Here, Franklin saves home cooks and their summer guests from the worst crimes against Texas-style barbecue brisket.

10 Meaty Man'wiches For Father's Day

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When it comes to cooking for Father's Day, we have an inkling that dad's favorite foods will involve some nice juicy meat. That's why it's perfect tha...

A Sold-Out Seder?!

Rachel Levin | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Rachel Levin

Why was this night different from all other nights? For starters, there was a bar.

The New Brisketeers

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Why do we love brisket so? After the collagen, developed by all that muscular stress, is dissolved during cooking, you get an extremely juicy, extremely flavorful piece of beef.

Making Homemade Corned Beef from Scratch: Start Now For St. Patrick's Day

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Home made corned beef can be cheaper than store-bought. And it's easy. And you can customize it. Once you've had the real deal, you can't go back. It just takes time. So start now.

23 Big Braises For Cold Days

Posted 10.16.2012 | Taste

These hearty recipes will fill you up and warm you up.

Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery

Meathead | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

The Stall. The Zone. The Plateau. It has many names and it has freaked out many a barbecue cook. I know because they email me right in the middle of their cook. Panicky.