I have wrapped them, as an experiment, and it worked great. It isn't really necessary unless you are trying to control color or bark texture. But, the two times I did it, the results were excellent, beautiful color, crisp thin bark and very juicy with melting texture.
I'm feeling bearish, and I'm packing a Wusthof Grand Brisket slicer from MABA
Whip It Off, Chambers!
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