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Discolored edges on beef briskets | Texas Barbecue

Discolored edges on beef briskets Posted by Jeff Savell at Texas Barbecue It is not uncommon these days to pick up a vacuum packaged brisket at a grocery store and see a discolored edge on it.  This discoloration may be subtle or it may be quite distinct and is usually gray or brown, which contrasts with the purple color of the meat in the vacuum package (the meat will turn red when removed from the package and exposed to oxygen). The reason for this discoloration is that this… Read More →