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1 hour ago, Lily66 said:

Recipe/Pics look Soooo fabulous! So I don’t mess it up, what was approx starting weight of your brisket? And 10 hours on which setting...i.e., high an hour then low? Hubby has been asking me to do something in the slow cooker and THIS will make him one Happy man! Thanks for sharing your extraordinary culinary skill!😍

Hmmmm....i have no idea how much it weighed! (i bought a giant brisket from costco and used about 1/4 of it). But size-wise, it was about 4-5 hands across, and about 3 inches thick, LOL.

10h hours on low.

I put a rub on the brisket night before and let it sit in the fridge overnight:

1 tbsp brown sugar (or stevia & molases or swerve)
2 tsp smoked paprika powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
3/4 tsp mustard powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Next morning, put the meat in the slow cooker with the BBQ Sauce on the bottom, squishing the meat on top of it, fat side up. After the 10hrs, i put the sauce in a sauce pan to reduce, then put the meat on the grill for about 10 mins on each side basting constantly with the thickened sauce.

If you try it, share pics, please! I love looking at pics of everyone's creations...

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Thanks SO much ms.sss! I will def. post pics when I make it. We need to get over to costco next week and can’t go wrong with their meat.

Sincerely appreciate this!💖

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4 hours ago, ms.sss said:

4 garlic cloves, minced
0.5 cup apple cider vinegar
1.5 cups ketchup (i use the no-sugar added ketchup from Heinz)
0.5 cup brown sugar (i use .5 cup stevia + 2 tbsp molasses, there is also a swerve brown sugar out there, but I haven't tried it yet, but should be fine)
2 tsp black pepper
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp mustard powder
2 tsp cayenne pepper (use less if you don't like it too spicy)
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp cumin
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

(the fam likes it sweet, so sometimes i may add a little bit of honey in there)

mix it all up in a saucepan, let it simmer on med until it gets all syrupy (fyi it thickens more as it cools)

Note: for this recipe, I added all these ingredients into the slow cooker along with the meat and then thickened it up afterwards when the meat was done (this way it has all that meaty goodness infused in there also, especially because I had a rub on the brisket...)

Thank you!

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Crispy Ginger Pork over steamed rice (no rice for me though) with a side of ginger-lime-mint cucumber & scallion salad.

P.S. I don’t know why I don’t use mint more often...makes salads taste so much “fresher”...

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Looking at all your salads pictures is making me shiver. A rather chilly 13degrees in Brisbane at the moment (feels like 10). Not as cold as some of your experiences but damn near freezing when summer here is in the mid thirties or higher. And it’s not even winter yet. Brrrr.

Thanks for your brisket recipe @ms.sss. Here we corn (salt) our brisket cut & simmer the meat very gently on the stove for 3 to 4 hrs. Our family recipe adds brown sugar, vinegar, garlic & mustard to the pot. I sometimes add fennel & coriander seeds and a bay leaf for an earthier flavour & use balsamic vinegar. Made one last week. Couldn’t be bothered making the traditional white sauce (with carrots & onions) to accompany it. Just stuck with the other traditional accompaniment: mustard pickles. 😁

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12 hours ago, Arabesque said:

Here we corn (salt) our brisket cut & simmer the meat very gently on the stove for 3 to 4 hrs. Our family recipe adds brown sugar, vinegar, garlic & mustard to the pot. I sometimes add fennel & coriander seeds and a bay leaf for an earthier flavour & use balsamic vinegar

Do you use the simmer stock for a sauce/gravy afterwards?

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Posted (edited)

Veg burger. Yeah, it looks a bit sad and stripped down without salad and pickled cucumber and I would've liked some more red onion on it but we're going on vacation tomorrow so I didn't want to buy any additional food for the weekend. Just using up already open packages and the rest of fruit and veg I have.

I have some zucchini and fake-parmesan and I guess I'm going to eat this with rice tomorrow if the zucchini hasn't gone off but it should have kept in the fridge.

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On 5/21/2020 at 8:24 PM, ms.sss said:

Its BBQ season!

BBQ beef brisket (in the slow cooker for TEN HOURS, then finished off on the grill, which, btw, was inspired by that glorious slab of meat posted by @MarvelGirl25 a couple posts up...) + grilled garlic butter corn (a little burnt, oopsies) + a tub of cole slaw i got on sale at the grocery today (too lazy to make one from scratch)

...also toasted Buns for the fam (but sans bread for me) with some Gorgonzola for that touch of funk, lol. Anyone else a big fan of stinky cheeses??? I say the stinkier the better.

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Omg this looks so freakin gooooooodddddd! Amazing job! I’ve been wanting to do some kind of shredded beef but I’ve been unsure about the flavor. Completely forgot about BBQ! Oh and I’m also drooling over the corn on the cob 🤤 it’s perfectly charred

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6 hours ago, sillykitty said:

Rigatoni with Sausage, Ricotta, Eggplant & Grape Tomatoes

Man, you still eat soooooo little!

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23 hours ago, ms.sss said:

Crispy Ginger Pork over steamed rice (no rice for me though) with a side of ginger-lime-mint cucumber & scallion salad.

P.S. I don’t know why I don’t use mint more often...makes salads taste so much “fresher”...

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WOW! LIKE YUM! I love pork any shape or form. The cucumber salad looks divine. Would you come down and create your magnificent cuisine for us after lock down?! Chef sss - perhaps, a new calling?

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Reinventing, but engaging all the Memorial holiday picnic faves + comforts. Tonight was homemade baked Beans with the instant pot. A few frank bites added after. Does not look as good as it tasted! Years past, the meal would have been two butter toasted Buns with hotdogs, potato chips, Pepsi, baked beans + macaroni salad. And, cherry pie and ice cream. Oh boy. Less is definitely more concentrating on just a few simple flavors at a time. Has anyone else found that to be true?

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