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HuskerMan 01-05-2013 04:09 PM

The brisket craving can be a cruel thing...
 
Have a urge to smoke a brisket tomorrow so I went to five different stores/markets and none of them had a single packer is stock. :doh:

Dirtbuddy 01-05-2013 04:11 PM

I always have a couple in the deep freeze for these occasions ;)

Boshizzle 01-05-2013 04:25 PM

That sucks! I hate it when that happens. Last time that happened to me, I picked up a 3 bone rib roast, cut the ribs off leaving a nice layer of meat on top and BBQ'd them. They turned out delicious. They hit the spot!

Smoothsmoke 01-05-2013 04:33 PM

Time to hit some short ribs till you get the brisky.

Q-Dat 01-05-2013 05:00 PM

Thats crazy that packers would be hard to find in the midwest. I guess I should stop complaining about not being able to get Prime Grade.

Theres always the humble chuck roast! Done right I think its as good as any brisket.

chriscw81 01-05-2013 06:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HuskerMan (Post 2318006)
Have a urge to smoke a brisket tomorrow so I went to five different stores/markets and none of them had a single packer is stock. :doh:


go back to the store and get some brisket on a stick....AKA beef ribs!!! its not the same but it would be scrumplicious!!!!

edit: smoothsmoke beat me to it!!:biggrin1:

Boshizzle 01-05-2013 06:13 PM

Here is a poor pic of the beef ribs. They were a little on the fatty side, but that just added flavor. It was easy to eat around it.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/pi...pictureid=6879

chriscw81 01-05-2013 06:14 PM

if you're willing to drive to Omaha i bet you could find a brisket there....they have a costco

Bludawg 01-05-2013 06:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HuskerMan (Post 2318006)
Have a urge to smoke a brisket tomorrow so I went to five different stores/markets and none of them had a single packer is stock. :doh:

If it makes you feel better I cut an extra slice of flat meat for my brisket samich I hope you enjoyed it:mrgreen:

HuskerMan 01-05-2013 09:20 PM

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Originally Posted by chriscw81 (Post 2318182)
if you're willing to drive to Omaha i bet you could find a brisket there....they have a costco


Checked there as that is usually were I get my brisket but they had no packers in stock which was a first for them when I have checked.

aawa 01-05-2013 09:27 PM

Why not do some beef short ribs if you can't find a packer? beef short ribs are so dericious

Homebrewed Q 01-05-2013 09:28 PM

I agree with the MidWest comment, I can't imagine there not being briskets up there anywhere. There are 5 different stores I could go to right now within 2 miles of me that would have several packers in stock. Sorry, I know that doesn't help, maybe let the management of those stores know your angst so that it can be rectified in the future!

chriscw81 01-05-2013 09:42 PM

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Originally Posted by HuskerMan (Post 2318393)
Checked there as that is usually were I get my brisket but they had no packers in stock which was a first for them when I have checked.


ooooh, i see. well, beef ribs it is!!!!:biggrin1:


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