The brisket is a favorite of BBQ lovers everywhere. Smoking a brisket does take some time and effort, but anyone can succeed at producing rich, juicy slices of beautiful beef. Read through our recipes and tips from pitmasters and chefs to learn secrets from the pros and create homemade brisket that will amaze your family and friends. Recipes for preparing brisket in your oven are also included.


  1. Pastrami on Rye

    Mandy Tanner

    Pastrami on Rye

    • 8 hr prep, 8.5 hr cook
    • 4 - 6
    • moderate
  2. Leftover Brisket Tacos with Salsa Verde & Pickled Onions

    Snake River Farms

    Leftover Brisket Tacos with Salsa Verde & Pickled Onions

    • 45 minutes
    • 4-6
    • beginner
  3. Leftover Brisket Banh Mi

    Mandy Tanner

    Leftover Brisket Banh Mi

    • 10 minute prep, 5 minutes
    • 2-4
    • beginner

Cooking Guide

Smoking a brisket can feel like an impossible task, but we’re here to help. Our guide to “All Things Brisket” will put you one step closer to taming this intimidating cut. With a little planning, a high-quality brisket, a few simple ingredients, and time; amazing results can be accomplished at home. We heartily encourage you to take the plunge and give smoking a brisket a try!

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