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Jerky recipies?

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by melbo, Sep 15, 2005.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    I've made some with the smoker and in the oven.
    Never used a dehydrator.

    anyone else have any experience with this?
  2. kckndrgn

    kckndrgn Moderator Moderator Founding Member

    Hmm, I'll have to get my wife to chime in here. She makes some awesome beef and venison jerky [drooling] :D .

    I know a little of the process. Remove as much of the fat as you can, then slice the meat nice and thin (she uses my fillet knife, but I'm looking to get her, uh, us, a meat slicer) then soak the meat in liquid smoke, worchestire, soy sauce and add hot sauce if you want hot (I know there's other stuff but I don't know what it is ).

    Then place on the food dehydrator for 4-6 hours. Rotate the meat, then another couple of hours later start removing the meat that's done and keep an eye on it until it's all done.

    Dang, gonna have to get her make some this weekend, I'm craving it now 8)

  3. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Ryan, bring the wife around... We're a prety decent crowd and we promise not to scare her off!! [beer]
  4. BigUglyOne

    BigUglyOne Monkey+++ Founding Member

  5. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Here's a simple one....
    Favorite meat.... slice thin.... take off the fat....
    Shoyu sauce, Garlic powder and course or fine pepper....

    Take the thin slices... dip them in the shoyu (don't leave them in there or they'll get too salty - up to you).... put them on the dehydrator tray or oven tray...
    Then spinkle the garlic powder and pepper to taste.... o.k. I add hot pepper flakes too.....

    Dry to your liking in the dehydrator or the oven....

    Fast simple no hastle way to make jerky...... Flank steak works great too.... Enjoy.....
  6. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

  7. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Whiskey River Jerky
    Add a 1/4 cup good brand whiskey to your favorite marinade for
    smoked or dehydrated jerky and taste the difference!!!
  8. kckndrgn

    kckndrgn Moderator Moderator Founding Member

    does anybody know what the shelf life of homemade jerky is?

    In my house, about 24 hours

    The wife made som jerky, actually used 2 5lb roasts. The jerky was finished Saturday afternoon and by SUnday evening it was all gone.

    This is how she made it.
    Slided thin, removed fat and gristle.
    marinate in liquid smoke, worchestire (sp?) sauce, soy sauce and just a dash of hot sauce for a little flavor.

  9. monkeyman

    monkeyman Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I think as long as its fully dried and kept dry then it will pretty well last for ever or at the very least several years.
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