Beef Brisket in the oven

Oven Brisket with Stubbs BBQ Sauce

I'm not one to venture out and fuss over a $50 piece of meat on the grill. I'm afraid I'd ruin it. I'm much better with a pot holder and oven than with flame and long tongs. That said, this slow oven-baked brisket is tender and mighty tasty. I was recently back in Kansas and my cousin Susan was showing me their Bergkamp family cookbook. I came across an oven brisket recipe that I knew I had to try. After all, I've never cooked a brisket and this sounded ridiculously easy to do. With a sprinkle of Liquid Smoke and spices and an overnight rest in the fridge, some Worcestershire the next

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