Brisket in the trash---I think not! Tongs in the trash, now thats photo worry. I would have 'filleted" any of the gravel that didnt wash off, hit it with DP Cowlick and right back in the smoker!
I support PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
Other half of the Cat Sass BBQ team
18.5 " WSM X2
Weber Gold Kettle 22 1/2"
Weber 18 1/2 "
Brinkman Gourmet Smoker(retired)
Brinkman 2400 Pro (using sideburner as Charcoal starter)