Monthly Archives: May 2014

Good Old-Fashioned Pickled Brisket


Today is Mother’s Day and I guess I have been thinking of my wonderful ┬ámother OB”M all week. She loved to cook, just like I do, and she was always trying new things. However, there were certain dishes that she always cooked the same way. and one of these was her pickled brisket. She would then serve it with rye bread, sauerkraut, mustard and some pickles, and my Dad would say it was just like a New York Deli sandwich. At that stage of my life I had not been to New York, , nor to the United States in fact, so I didn’t really know what he meant, but having lived in Atlanta for the past 18 years I sure get what he meant by a New York Deli sandwich, in particular a Carnegie Deli sandwich. Mom used to cook her brisket in a pressure cooker. Continue reading