An American Wagyu brisket for Thanksgiving will win over you and your guests. You’ll never go back to the traditional turkey dinner after you’ve tasted the rich beef flavor and tender texture of a Wagyu brisket . Brisket pairs perfectly with a large variety of side dishes so you will be able to please the everyone’s  personal preferences.

Turkey vs Brisket for Thanksgiving Dinner

Turkey for Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition. There are few U.S. holidays as closely tied to a specific food or main course. Cookbooks, TV shows and the Internet are packed with information about how to cook a turkey, yet nowhere is it written that you must serve turkey on Thanksgiving.

A brisket for Thanksgiving feeds a large crowd, provides a new holiday experience, and leaves a lasting impression on your guests and their taste buds. A smoker is the most popular method to cook a brisket Take a chance, mix things up for this Thanksgiving and go with a brisket, You and your family will not be disappointed!  


Our Favorite Brisket Recipes for the Holidays

There are many ways to prepare a brisket and each brisket fanatic has a favorite method. The truth is, there is no single best recipe or method. There are many cooking options that will impress your guests.

Here are some of our favorite brisket recipes for the holidays. 

Oven Braised Brisket

Braising a brisket in the oven is an excellent option for just about anyone. The method is simple and yields a flavorful result without any complicated preparation. It will take about 9 hours in total. There is a more in-depth recipe here.

Smoked Holiday Brisket

Smoking a brisket is the most traditional cooking method and for good reason. It slowly cooks and tenderizes this tough cut and imparts a classic smoky flavor. Your guests will love this holiday meal and reminisce about it for Thanksgivings to come.

Here is our in-depth brisket guide for a superb Holiday Brisket.

Brisket Burnt Ends

Brisket burnt ends are one of the best and most popular BBQ dishes. Making burnt ends is simple, but the result is a sweet and smoky flavor packed into a tender bit. If you haven’t had the chance to experience them, you are missing out. They are a perfect addition to your holiday menu.

Brisket Thanksgiving Leftovers

Leftover brisket from Thanksgiving is versatile and delicious. You can cube the leftovers and make brisket tacos. Which is always a crowd favorite.

Another classic leftover dish is brisket sandwiches. We like using a hoagie roll, but you can use your personal favorite for the bread. Just heat up your leftover brisket (we recommend using the oven) and craft the sandwich with your favorite toppings.  


American Wagyu Beef Brisket Delivered for the Holidays

It’s convenient to order a Snake River Farms American Wagyu Beef Brisket, we deliver fresh frozen briskets right to your door for the holidays. We always recommend ordering early so that the brisket can be delivered and then stored in the safety of your freezer. They can be stored in the freezer up to six months, so you can order weeks in advance, check it off your shopping list, and relieve a some of your holiday stress.