Brisket gets a makeover of sorts when brined and turned into corned beef. We hear it goes terribly well with beer as well as cabbage.
During the past 15 years, the work of Michael Ruhlman has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Gourmet, Saveur, and Food Arts. Ruhlman is the author of 12 books, including the best-selling The Making of a Chef and The French Laundry Cookbook. He lives in Cleveland, OH with his wife, daughter, and son.