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How To Make Mrs. Maisel's Famous Brisket

Updated: Aug 7, 2020

Do you watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and every time they talk about Midge’s famous brisket you salivate at your TV? The show recently shared their not so top-secret recipe to Midge’s Brisket! It’s described as life saving, show stopping, and magical. This recipe is so good it will make you want to re-binge all three seasons!

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Midge’s Famous Brisket

Best to make 1 day before serving

Serves 8-10 people


1 large pan

Aluminum foil

5-6 lbs of brisket

3 medium onions

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

3 cloves of minced garlic salt

Ground black pepper

1 12oz bottle chili sauce

2 15oz cans of jellied cranberry sauce

1 12oz bottle of beer

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees

  • In a large pan, sauté sliced onions and garlic in oil until browned

  • Remove onions and garlic from the pan, salt and pepper the brisket and sear using the same pan

  • Once seared on all sides, add onions and garlic under the brisket

  • Add chili oil, cranberry sauce, beer, cider vinegar.

  • Sprinkle top of brisket with brown sugar

  • Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 3.5 hours

  • Refrigerate overnight and slice the next day

  • Cover the brisket with the sauce, warm up, and enjoy!


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