Beer Braised Brisket

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This is one of these set it and forget it meals. Serve with slaw and cornbread.

Ingredients:
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 TBSP brown sugar
2 TBDP Dijon mustard
2 TBSP olive oil
1 TBSP pepper
1 TBSP ground cumin
1 TBSP paprika
2 tsp cayenne pepper
¼ c salt
1 3 – 4 lb flat-cut brisket
2 onions, thinly sliced
1 12-ounce can lager

Combine first 9 ingredients. Run over brisket and refrigerate overnight.

Preheat oven to 325.

Place onions in a roasting pan, top with brisket, pour beer over the top, cover with foil and bake 4 – 5 hours until tender.

Shred or slice and serve.

Serves 6.

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Corn Bread

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This is a quick and easy corn bread recipe.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 TBSP vegetable oil
3/4 c flour
3 TBSP sugar
1 TBSP baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/4 c cornmeal
1 c buttermilk
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 TBSP unsalted butter, melted

Preheat oven to 425. Place oil in a cast iron skillet and place in oven.

Combine dry ingredients with a whisk. Add wet, stir to combine.

Add to hot skillet and bake 15 – 18 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Serves 12.

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