It's only 5 lbs but cost 31 dollars- anyhow- says "first or mid cut" on the packaging. What does this mean? Thanks- Paul
My wife bought a brisket
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A whole brisket is usually called a "packer". The packer is sometimes separated for retail cutting: the lean "first cut" or "flat cut" is the deep pectoral, while the fattier "second cut", "point", "fat end", or "triangular cut" is the superficial pectoral. For food service use, they are Institutional Meat Purchase Specification (IMPS)120A and 120B, respectively.