What Are Burnt Ends? And Why Are They So Delicious?
BRISKET BURNT ENDS ~~~ when this southern-bred pork barbecue-eatin' girl moved to a state where barbecue means, "beef", the crisped bits of meat cut from the point half of a smoked brisket aka burnt ends helped her from totally losing her mind :-) gateway: this post's link leads to a 411 on all things burnt end and then some + http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Burnt-Ends [USA, Texas and Kansas City] [seriouseats]
Poor Man’s Burnt Ends and Tips Our “Poor Man’s” Burnt Ends are “Off The Hook”! The burnt ends are meat candy. Burnt Ends are normally made from Brisket and that can be very expensive. But, as Larry Wolfe showed us you can use chuck roast. Patti got me an 8 pound Chuckie for around $21. That’s a lot of good meat for the smoker.