There’s something about an aromatic brisket cooking for hours and warming up the house on a cold winter day.  Maybe it’s the joy that it brings to my tastebuds when it’s all done!

Here’s a very simple Recipe from  I also add cubed yellow potatoes and sweet potatoes (just a few each) so that it becomes a one pot meal.  Even my 14-month old loves it!  Note that if you buy a large brisket (the one I made today was about 3.5 lbs), it can take up to 5 hours to cook.  Brisket should be very soft when it is cooked so that it pulls apart easily with a fork and even shreds (for example, if you want to make a pulled beef sandwich).  Make sure that when you take it out, it has a good browning on it — even burnt ends make it extra delicious!  Yum.