This was the best brisket I've ever made. I was unsure about trimming the fat completely, but I followed the receipe exactly as written with two exceptions. I seered the brisket in a skillet sprayed lightly with Pam on the stove (med high to high heat) until light brown and I lightly sprayed the bottom of my baking dish with Pam before putting the brisket in just to make clean up easier. I also followed one other reviewer's suggestion and used ale beer (not sure if regular beer versus ale beer mades a difference or not)but I assure you the brisket was moist, tender and absolutely wonderful. I will definately use this receipe every time but do recommend that you seer any type of roast prior to baking - it just helps seal in the flavor and moisture of the meat. I had very little left overs but the next day I chopped that up and added Head Country (brand) BBQ sauce and served on buns. Those were fab too.
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This was the best brisket I've ever made. I was unsure about trimming the fat completely, but...