Braised Brisket with Mushrooms

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2012

Dry meat and wan mushroom flavor can ruin what should be a tender, flavorful winter classic.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME6¼ to 6¾ hours, plus 1 hour cooling

Braised Brisket with Mushrooms

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Too often, braised beef brisket yields bland, chalky meat that shreds rather than slices. Cutting the brisket in half and cooling it in the braising liquid allowed it to soak up some of the liquid it lost during cooking, leading to a moiste...

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