How to Prepare Favorite Mom's Holiday Brisket

Mom's Holiday Brisket
Mom's Holiday Brisket

Hey everyone, hope you’re having an amazing day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, mom's holiday brisket. One of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

To begin with this particular recipe, we have to first prepare a few components. You can have mom's holiday brisket using 14 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Mom's Holiday Brisket:
  1. Prepare 5 lb Whole or first cut or top cut brisket (could be 4-5 lbs)
  2. Make ready 2 large or 4 smaller onions, sliced thinly
  3. Get 8 Carrots, sliced on diagonal, or even more if you wish
  4. Take 1/2 Bottle of red wine if whole cut. Add whole bottle if dryer top cut.
  5. Prepare 1 Pepper sprinkled on both sides.
  6. Make ready 1 Garlic powder sprinkled on both sides
  7. Get 1 Dried thyme sprinkled on both sides
  8. Get 1 Onion powder sprinkled on both sides
  9. Get 8 Allspice berries
  10. Prepare 3 Bay leaves
  11. Get 1/2 envelope Onion soup mix
  12. Take 8 Mushrooms, washed and quartered
  13. Take 8 oz Can tomato paste
  14. Prepare 1 Very small amount of olive oil
Instructions to make Mom's Holiday Brisket:
  1. If you have a whole cut, ask butcher to trim some fat off. If not, trim it yourself. Leave a thin layer for flavor. Wash and dry brisket. Sprinkle pepper, garlic, onion powder and thyme over both sides of brisket. Put small amount of olive oil in bottom of roaster. If necessary, slice brisket in half to fit. Note: after its done, brisket will have shrunk about 1/5-1/4, so judge whether you need to cut it. Turn burners on stove onto medium, and place roaster on burners. Brown brisket on both sides. If your roaster isn't flame-proof, brown it in something that is.
  2. Place sliced onions on bottom of roaster, and place brisket on top of it. Sprinkle carrots and mushrooms (if using) under, and around brisket. Sprinkle onion soup mix over meat. Pour red wine over all. Spoon tomato paste around brisket, and mix with wine as best you can. Add remaining ingredients around meat. Take sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil, and seal tightly all around. Place in 350°F oven for 90 minutes, and take out, open and flip. Check liquid level. If it seems to be drying out, or at some time in oven smells like it is (burning smell), add more Warner or beef broth.
  3. After first 90 minutes, flip and bake for another 90 minutes. Take out of oven after 3 hours, and cool for 10 minutes or so. Take out of pan and place on cutting board with runnels to catch the liquid. Brisket now needs to be sliced across the grain. If you have doubts as to where this is, ask butcher when you first purchase it. Slice meat thinly, and place each on plate. When done. Slide. Slicers into liquid and recover with foil tightly. Bake for 1 hour more.
  4. It is best to make this the day before, and refrigerate overnight. You can lift off any fat very easily. I always slice, then refrigerate overnight, and finish the the last hour of cooking tome on the day I want to serve it. Delicious, even when it falls apart. I even freeze any leftover gravy to use later. Serves approximately 10-12, especially if you have a 5lb.brisket. Takes 4 hours in total

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