I have a question about the recipe "Nach Waxman's Brisket of Beef" from Genius Recipes. I am making this at my in-laws and they don't have a Dutch oven. Can I do this without one? If I have to use a throw away roast pan do I cover with foil?
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Sure, you can hack it! You can sear in a heavy-bottomed skillet, then braise/roast in the throw-away pan tightly covered with foil. You'll probably want to keep a close eye and add extra liquid if it looks like it's getting dry on the bottom, so that it doesn't burn.
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Another tip - if you're using a big foil roaster pan, put it on a sheet pan before you load it up and put it in the oven. Much safer and more reliable to handle.
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