Tag Archives: beefFebruary 24, 2012 I’m going to let you in on a little secret. The slow cooker is your friend. For those that already know this, awesomeness! For the rest of you, what are you waiting for? If it’s the beast that mine is, I know it’s a pain to lug it out of the cabinet. To clean up the pot after you’re done using it. Especially if you have to configure your other dishwasher contents to not only make sure it fits, but also that it gets clean. Every time I think “slow cooker,” I think of Ron Popeil’s popular saying “Set it and forget it.” Of course he’s talking about his fancy rotisserie cooker thing. That none of us needs. But it’s still the basic concept. Put a bunch of ingredients into your slow cooker. Go to work. Forget about it. Work all day. Come home tired, spent, and ready to occupy the middle cushion of your couch and watch the newest episode of fill-in-your-blank favorite show. Open your front door and exclaim, “What IS that smell? It smells delicious.” Oh right. That’s YOUR DINNER. That’s all done. As soon as you walk in the door.
Smoky Slow Cooker Beef Brisket serves 83 lb beef brisket kosher salt 6 oz can tomato paste, plus 1 can water 1/4 cup molasses 2 tbsp liquid smoke 1 tbsp honey salt and pepper, to taste Rinse and pat dry the brisket. Salt well all over with kosher salt. Place into the slow cooker. In a medium bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, water, molasses, liquid smoke, honey, salt and pepper. Pour over the brisket. (or to be even easier just throw on your favorite BBQ Sauce) Set the slow cooker to high and cook for 4-5 hours until fall-apart tender. Or cook on low for 8-10 hours until fall-apart tender. Pull the brisket out and break apart with two forks into shreds. Return to the slow cooker and stir with the sauce. Serve. Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 5 days. Posted in BBQ, Main Dishes, Recipes | Tagged bbq, beef, brisket | Leave a comment