How To Make Mrs. Maisel's Famous Brisket

Updated: Aug 7

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!