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So my Momma called..

post #1 of 18
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and tells me she got a briskit. Lets me know this yesterday. So I cancel all plans today and get ready for a smoke. Later dad swings by and drops off an entire flat.
Got a rub on it and into the smoker it went around 6am. I have pictures but no way to load them on this computer. They will follow. Started the morning with Bloody Marys and now I have switched to beer. Brisket is stuck at 140 so its time to relax and wait for nascar! Good food later!

Here are the pictures.

Getting the fire started.

The meat ready to go in.

Meats in and the bloody mary is taking a lil smoke on.

Meat is plateaued but coming along nicely!

While the meat was cooking we fixed up some brunch and watched the french open.

The plateau still holding strong. Actually lost 8 degrees.

When it got around 160 I wrapped it and added in a mixture of bourbon, cider vinegar, bbq sauce, and butter.

At 185 pulled it and allowed to rest and sliced.

For dessert I broiled pineapple slices that had been covered in brown sugar. Add on a scoop of ice cream and the meal is completed in good fashion.
post #2 of 18
Looking forward to the Q-view Vlap,I know it'll be good.biggrin.gif
post #3 of 18
Man, wish I was just around the corner! :)
post #4 of 18
Knowing you Vlap, it will surely be a photo finish. The smoke that is...
post #5 of 18
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My grandma wasn't sure if she wanted to come over tonight. I cooked brunch with a cheese quiche and sausage. She thought she had enough with that so I bribed her and said I would grill pineapple for dessert. That was enough to bring her over tonight as well. Sometimes you have to bribe them.

Brisket is still on a plateau stuck at 145. Just added new coals and a lil more wood. Popped another beer and Nascar is getting close to starting. Its a good day!
post #6 of 18
WHAT the fish ain't biteing?? have a good smoke
post #7 of 18
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The ONLY reason I hesitated to commit to cooking a brisket today was I had planned to go shark fishing in the kayak today! But I love my parents so I canceled all plans and came over to cook for them.

The sharks will be here next weekend! and the fish will still be biting PDT_Armataz_01_18.gif
post #8 of 18
Good man, Vlap, for helping the parents out. Plus, gives you the chance to have a nice day at home watching the NASCAR race, drinking some cocktails, and enjoyin' the day. Looking forward to the brisket qvue!
post #9 of 18
Hey Vlap pop another top for me and I'll be right there biggrin.gif

Looking forward to the Qview
post #10 of 18
Thread Starter 
Consider it popped!!!

I have good parents and always enjoy spending time with them. The race is good so far and that dern brisket is still in a plateau... Its actually dropped from 145 to 139...
Wheres my flame thrower when I need it PDT_Armataz_01_05.gif

I didn't think the plateau would last this long.

I was hoping for dinner around 6 or 7... Temp better start rising!!!
post #11 of 18
Aren't parents great. At least your's brings the meat. My parents come over when ever they know I'm smoking. LOL. Never the less, it's always quality time as a family.
post #12 of 18
Was a great race, and the top 2 yotas didn't win, another plus. Good to see K Bush finish last, and Tony baloney down a lap! My hendricks guys did ok, but that darned Casey Kaine is on a roll, and nobody was gonna touch him!
post #13 of 18
Vlap are ya teasin us? Where's the brisket and may I have a bloody mary while I wait for the pics?biggrin.gif
post #14 of 18
Ditto the BUSCH remark (hee-hee) Poor Fat Boy needs to go back to subway? ....CK?? ok my sis is a CK fan via me cuz i got her into racing.it took a while too... he's so cute....blah blah..besides i guess she can have my old wardrobe........

88 in 08.that is all there is to say about that!!
and anyone one out for the Cali race in Sept.. let me know..
post #15 of 18
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Pictures have been added!
post #16 of 18
Mmmmm....I'll be waiting on my porch for the fedX truck to arrive...biggrin.gifPDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #17 of 18
Gettin close to dinner time, fresh pool of drool... Great Post! PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #18 of 18
Let me get this straight. You're offering brisket, and grilled pineapple is the selling point? No offense to grandma, but that's just wrong. I mean, I can understand that quiche might be a deal breaker, but with brisket on the line?
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