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Looking for a KOSHER brisket

glickjor Mar 7, 2012 08:49 AM

While we are on the topic of brisket in another thread - I'm looking for a place that would properly trim a brisket for smoking - almost all kosher briskets seem to be way too lean.


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  1. flying101 RE: glickjor Mar 7, 2012 09:28 AM

    Call in a special order with Hartmans? I'm sure they can set you up with something. http://www.hartmanskosher.com/

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      glickjor RE: flying101 Mar 7, 2012 11:00 AM

      That is a good call - thanks

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        Tatai RE: glickjor Mar 7, 2012 07:03 PM

        Believe it or not, Hartman's sells kosher Wagyu beef. Insanely expensive.

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          flying101 RE: Tatai Mar 7, 2012 07:52 PM

          More expensive than $330/kg @ Famu? Cause that is insanely expensive in my books.

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        jdavis2ca RE: flying101 Mar 9, 2012 05:47 AM

        I've bought a few non-trimmed briskets at Kosher Toronto. They will also split the point and the blade for you if you don't need a full brisket. Not cheap, I assumed they would discount the brisket since there was no butchering involved I was wrong.

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          wano RE: jdavis2ca Mar 17, 2012 07:50 AM

          Costco near Dufferin has Kosher meats including brisket. not sure if you will find it too lean or not.

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            Tatai RE: wano Mar 17, 2012 12:46 PM

            They are way too lean for smoking; the fat cap is totally removed. They come into the store already trimmed and packed by the kosher meat supplier.

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        bsv RE: glickjor Mar 20, 2012 12:53 PM

        also, with passover coming soon, you can find some at costco near yorkdale but unsure of the fat on it

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          Toronto Fastfoodie RE: glickjor Mar 21, 2012 04:14 AM

          If you don't need strictly kosher, just kosher-style, Nortown has a great selection and will cut to fit your needs…not as expensive as Hartman's. Other than that, for strictly kosher, try the Sobey's near Yonge and Steeles.

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