5 lb first cut brisket
(cook one day, eat next day!)
purchase 5 lb brisket (we used 2.5lb)
preheat over to 335 degrees
season brisket with kosher salt and pepeer
in a bowl, mix bottle of ketchup, 2 envelopes lipton onion soup mix, 2 dashes wesheshire saurce, 3/4 cup Coke.
put brisket in dutch oven
pour all of ketchup mixture over brisket
cover dutch over with foil AND lid
cook 1.5 to 2 hours (depending on how much meat) then turn over and cook another 1.5 to 2 hours. 3 to 4 hours total cooking time.
remove brisket from oven and let rest uncovered c. 15 min
slice and return to sauce for serving