Sunday, August 12, 2012

Recipe Review: Braised Beef Brisket...with a side of True Blood :)

So when I woke up this morning I knew it was going to be a lazy day (being my last day of summer vacation and all) so I decided to make the Braised Beef Brisket in my Crock Pot instead of in the oven.  I used all the same ingredients and directions (except I cooked the potatoes and carrots separately as we don't like them mushy), I just cooked it on low for 8 hours instead of in the oven and it was delicious!  Next time I will add a bit more tomato paste and garlic, and some onion soup mix, to amp up the flavor a bit...but I am fan of big flavors :)

Then because it was Sunday, I gave all our menu items some True Blood inspired names: Big Bad Wolf Beef Brisket, Lafayette's Hot and Spicy Potatoes, Get Away Vamp Garlic Bread, Sookie's Sweet Tooth and True Blood Champagne Cocktail (1/2 champagne 1/2 Raspberry Crystal Light).  Check out the deliciousness below!

 So now you are all privy to my True Blood obsession...Happy Eating all! :)

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