Thread: slicing brisket
View Single Post
Unread 12-05-2008, 03:41 PM   #34
barbefunkoramaque
Babbling Farker
 
Join Date: 11-11-07
Location: Gone
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Against The Grain View Post
Remember to slice Against The Grain
First time I heard this phrase was from Charlie Alkali himself in Galveston. I didn't get what he was saying. He had to show me on a flat of fajitas.

His first instruction was slice diagonal to make 1 to 2" slices in width. I looked at the flanks steak and said.."It's a half an inch thick. How can I make meat larger than it is"
I think I was maybe 12 at the time.

This scene and the fire my father started with Charlie's secret marinade in the fireplace are in my book.
__________________
Popdaddy is Dead - 1933-2011 - Pitmaster T is a free agent
barbefunkoramaque is offline   Reply With Quote