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Unread 01-30-2009, 08:20 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Plowboy View Post
I see no problems freezing briskets, expecially if they are in the cryo. Probably wouldn't leave them for more than 6 months and use for comp. When thawing, some say that a longer thaw in the fridge is best. The idea is that it is more of an even and gradual thaw. Less likely to release juices during the thaw.

Example of this is thawing a skinless chicken breast on the counter versus in the fridge. The counter thaw usually has the chicken swimming in a pool of water/juice by the time it is thawed. Less likely in the fridge. Probably not as much of a concern for a dense cut of beef like brisket, but a general practice that I try to follow when I can.

Makes a lot of sense, Thanks
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