The brisket is room temperature and happily rubbed down with secret stuff. The coals are hot. The smoker is 219 degrees moving towards 235. The hickory chunks are prepared. It’s time to start smoking. 14 pound brisket, 8 PM start time, so that baby should be done tomorrow morning around 10:30 or so. Then the Violated Chicken goes on.
Now the question is, do I work on something interesting or drink beer? Hmmm. . .