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Hogtown Smoke’s spicy Signature Brisket, which is slow-cooked for 10 hours or more, takes only minutes to prep. (Shown here with root-beer beans and purple slaw.)

Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Servings: 12

Ready time: 30 minutes


1 head purple cabbage, shredded

1 onion, chopped or shredded

3 carrots, shredded

2 cups white sugar

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1/2 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon celery seed

1 teaspoon kosher salt


Place vegetables in a large bowl. Toss with sugar.

In a medium saucepan, combine vinegars, oil, celery seed and salt. Bring to a boil and pour over cabbage. Toss till well-coated.

Cover and chill over night.

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