One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Meat cut from the breast of an animal, typically a cow.
- ‘We had herbed chicken, beef brisket, chili beans, fruit salad and corn on the cob.’
- ‘The meats most often used are Sliced brisket, sausage, and pork ribs.’
- ‘Recommended dishes include the fresh chicken in red wine and cold beef brisket with fresh leeks.’
- ‘You'd send the beef away, but the butcher would send you back brisket.’
- ‘The water-buffalo meat, or beef, should be of a flaky sort, with some fat; brisket is the best cut of beef to choose.’
- ‘Enjoy a choice of chicken, pork, brisket and more.’
- ‘Shred about 10 ounces cooked beef brisket or chuck.’
- ‘Purchase a whole fresh beef brisket (not corned) or 2 center-cut pieces.’
- ‘In Kentucky, barbecued mutton reigns, and in Texas, it's beef brisket.’
- ‘‘Pot on fire’ is braised beef brisket with vegetables.’
- ‘Meats include St. Louis-style ribs, hand-pulled pork, brisket and steak, as well as chicken and fish.’
- ‘Here's my juicy plate with brisket and my spinach on the side.’
- ‘Pastrami in New York is smoked salt-cured brisket with ginger, garlic, coriander, pepper and other spices on it.’
- ‘These wines can match up quite well with spicy foods, from barbecued brisket to beef enchiladas.’
- ‘I ordered three cheaply priced tacos: a fried chicken taco, a brisket taco, and a fried fish taco.’
- ‘Apparently, the steaming process reduces the size of the brisket but maximizes the flavor.’
- ‘Plus, he'll offer a beef brisket, which is popular in Texas.’
- ‘For dinner, there was rolls, mash potatoes and gravy, brisket and green beans.’
- ‘In addition, dour men in chef's hats will carve up smoked meat brisket, roast beef, lamb or chicken for you.’
- ‘Everyone knows how to make a brisket or a turkey.’
Middle English: perhaps from Old Norse brjósk ‘cartilage, gristle’.
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