As discussed earlier, when buying brisket, the first step to consider is trimming and shrinkage. Trimming and shrinkage can result in a loss of half the total weight of the brisket. The loss may be less, but it’s a good idea to be safe rather than sorry. You certainly don’t want to run out of brisket during your party!
HOW MUCH BRISKET TO SERVE PER PERSON: CONSIDERATIONS