About Stephanie Pierson

Stephanie Pierson is an author and journalist who writes about food, design, and lifestyle issues. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Saveur, Metropolitan Home, and Eating Well. She is the author of a dozen books, including The Brisket Book: A Love Story With Recipes, from which this essay was excerpted, and has ghost-written five cookbooks.

Brisket Platter

Besotted with Brisket

Why exactly does a flaccid, four-pound, gray-brown piece of beef shaped roughly like the state of Tennessee inspire Proustian prose and evoke deep pleasure?

Brisket

Nach Waxman’s Brisket

Like a chorus line of Rockettes, these slices of brisket lean on one another in perfect symmetry here. Nach Waxman explains how to accomplish the same.

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