Marinating and long, slow cooking makes for a flavorful, juicy meat for sandwiches. Finish the meal with a sweet, nutty dessert everyone will love.
Your Menu: Serves 10
Party-Time Brisket Cole slaw Red and/or green seedless grapes Nutcracker Sweet Beer and/or carbonated beverages
Test Kitchen Tips:
Save last minute preparation by making the Nutcraker Sweet dessert the day before and chilling overnight.
For sweetened whipped cream, in a chilled bowl beat 1, 8-ounce carton whipping cream, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla with an electric mixer or a wire whisk until soft peaks form. This can be done up to 1 hour before serving.
For Brisket 1 3- to 3 1/2-pound fresh beef brisket 1 bottle liquid smoke 1 container celery seeds 1 8-ounce bottle barbecue sauce 1 package (12) hamburger buns or French-style rolls 1 quart cole slaw from deli 1 large bunch red and/or green seedless grapes 2 12-packs beer or carbonated beverage
For Tart 1 pound butter 1 dozen eggs 1 bottle light-colored corn syrup 1 3-1/2-ounce jar macadamia nuts 1 2-ounce package pecan halves 1 8-ounce carton whipping cream
For Brisket ground black pepper Worcestershire sauce garlic salt onion salt
Pantry Items For Tart all-purpose flour granulated sugar salt ground cinnamon ground nutmeg brown sugar vanilla
For Brisket measuring cups and spoons cutting board and knife 3-quart rectangular baking dish small bowl wooden spoon or rubber spatula foil
For Tart measuring cups and spoons 2 medium mixing bowls pastry blender fork 9-inch springform pan wire whisk shallow baking pan table knife wire rack sharp, thin-bladed knife electric mixer or wire whisk rubber spatula