Slow-Cooker Brisket and Onions
Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2006
A big, tough piece of brisket is perfect for the slow cooker, but not if the meat ends up swimming in a watery sauce. To make the meat especially juicy and easy to slice, turn off the slow cooker and let the fully cooked brisket rest in the sauce for half an hour before carving it.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Many slow-cooker brisket and onions recipes endorse the dump-and-cook approach, but we found that a little prep work ensures the best results. Rubbing the meat with spices and letting it cure overnight in the refrigerator gave our brisket f...