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Replied to smoked, spice rubbed, texas-style brisket on texas toast

2 days ago on

You might actually have undercooked it. Typically, you are aiming for 185 or so to break down the connective tissue (similar to pulled pork). If it was still juicy and not dry, then absolutely undercooked, overcooked would be dry.

Reviewed smoked, spice rubbed, texas-style brisket on texas toast

2 days ago on

This looks good, and I WILL try it. My only complaint is one that I often have with recipes that call for Paprika... SPECIFY! There are many Paprikas... from very hot to very sweet. Most that you find in the grocery are sweet and used mostly for color. I have a pork rub that I love that uses hot Paprika... any other leads to disappointment. So,...

Replied to Grilled Pork Tenderloin with a Basic Dry Rub Recipe : Food Network

Dec 21, 2014 on

Wondering about some of the "cooking time" comments... what time were you understanding from the recipe? I see 12 mins in the summary and 15 - 18 mins in the actual description. In my experience, those are typically good numbers for pork tenderloin. 12 mins is probably bare minimum. I hope people weren't thrown off by the Total Time: 52 mins,...

Reviewed Crispy Fish Tacos

May 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Wonderful recipe but as a former health inspector, I cringed when Sandra talked about recycling paper grocery bags for placing the fried fish on to soak up the oil. The same thing that makes the paper soak up oil could potentially soak up bacteria and other contaminates. Bags used to carry raw foods should NEVER be allowed to come in direct cont"

Reviewed Slow Cooker Brisket with Brown Gravy

Oct 3, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Can't wait to try this, but beware you should pre-heat the slow cooker before adding the hot meat! Sandra made a very specific point of this in the show but there is no mention in the recipe!

Provisionally three stars because it LOOKS great, but I haven't tried it yet.

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