Thread: Monster Brisket
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Old 01-17-2014, 11:30 AM   #36
srfshane
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Originally Posted by DaveAlvarado View Post
I get that, but those are US primals. They cut cows differently in other places. My question is can you steal from the chuck or the plate to make a bigger brisket? This is assuming of course that you're starting with a whole cow (like SRF does) and not starting with a primal you bought from somebody else (like the butcher in the grocery store does).
I just spoke with one of our guys that cuts these. He tells me that it's not really an option because the brisket is the entirety of the muscle...so you really can't expand the size of the brisket because you would be dealing with an entirely different grain.
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