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This camp lets you obsess about brisket – Houston Chronicle

Note: This is a great article by Greg Morago of the Houston Chronicle about Camp Brisket held in January, 2014. Greg Morago, Food Editor, Houston Chronicle Nobody sets out to make just OK smoked brisket. But ask anyone who has tried to barbecue the notoriously difficult cut of beef, and they’ll tell you the many ways brisket can go wrong. Temperature, seasoning, type of wood smoke, cooking time and even the amount of fat trimmed before it hits the pit are variables that, when improperly applied, can take… Read More →

Students head to Camp Brisket – Houston Chronicle

Students head to Camp Brisket By Greg Morago January 22, 2013 “The more I learn about brisket, the less I know.” That’s how one exasperated amateur barbecue fan summed up his contentious relationship with brisket – Texas’ most beloved and perhaps most misunderstood meat. Equally enamored of and confounded by the humble muscle, he came to Camp Brisket, like the 34 other students, to immerse himself in the smoky mysteries of this beef flap that for many is the holy grail of Texas barbecue. Sponsored by Foodways Texas,… Read More →