When you think of the Jewish holidays, there are certain dishes that people expect to see on the table: challah, chicken soup, kugel and, of course, brisket. Brisket is a dish that may seem daunting, but is actually a very forgiving cut of meat to cook. The rules are simple: Get a good piece of meat from your butcher, season it, cover it with liquid or sauce, and cook a long time over low heat.
If you need some brisket inspiration, here are a range of recipes from simple and classic, to recipes you throw in the slow cooker and even some ethnic flavors. It’s brisket – it’s hard to go wrong. And if you need some tips for buying your holiday meat, check this great advice from one of our favorite New York City butchers.