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Brisket -

Where can you buy a 10 - 12# brisket to smoke and or bar-b-que (at home) in the Baltimore/DC area?

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      1. re: ClevelandDave

        I went to the one in Baltimore - they didn't have it. Maybe I'll try the one in Arlington. Thanks!

        1. re: ramsey

          I always get mine at the Costco in Pentagon City.

            1. re: onocoffee

              My Butcher and More, at Clocktower Place in Annapolis had whole briskets on sale a few weeks ago. Plenty of fat stlll on. We smoked it for 7 hours (had to cut it in half to fit!) and it was superb.

            2. Bestway off North King's Highway and Telegraph Road. Usually $1.99 a pound.

              Also the former El GRande in Springfield (they've got a new name now which I can't recall)

              1. Laurel Meat Market

                  1. I'm late to the party but I can vouch for the former El Grande in Springfield (on Backlick). Picked up about 30# of brisket last year at $1.99/lb, trimmed off the hanging fat, and smoked the remainder for about 14 hours with most excellent results.

                    I'm about a mile from the mercado on Telegraph so will give them a try this weekend and maybe fire the smoker up on Sunday.

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                    1. re: patrsnw

                      I had a similar idea! If they're out of brisket at Bestway, I apologize beforehand. That would be my fault!

                    2. I bought a really nice brisket at the Adam's Morgan Harris Teeter. They apparently get shipments every day around 3-4pm of brisket. I suggest calling the butcher though to make sure they have exactly what you want.