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Hanukkah Bison Brisket

Hanukkah is coming up, so check out this delicious Hanukkah brisket recipe! This recipe can be used at any time, so don't let the fact that it has Hanukkah scare you off from a delicious meal. For those of you who aren't familiar with Hanukkah, it's a Jewish holiday that is often referred to as the Festival of Lights and is celebrated with traditional foods and games. The celebration of Hanukkah is often remembered with the menorah that is lit every day until it reaches 8 candles. When the Jews took back their temple from the Syrians, they re-lit the Menorah but only had enough pure oil for 1 night. Miraculously, the oil lasted enough for 8 nights. We can't promise this brisket will last 8 nights because it's so tasty you may eat it in 1 night, but we can promise it'll be delicious!


  • 3 tablespoons thyme

  • 3 tablespoons smoked paprika

  • 2 tablespoons sage

  • 1 tablespoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoon salt, and salt to taste

  • 4lbs of bison brisket

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 sliced onions

  • 2 cups beef broth

  • 1 cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree

  • 4 cloves of garlic

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 2 tablespoons fennel seeds

  • 6 Carrots, peeled

  • 4 Russet potatoes, peeled, and cut in quarters


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the thyme, paprika, sage, pepper, and salt and rub it all over the bison.

  3. Put a large dutch oven over the burners on a stove and turn it up to high.