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My best jerky yet

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I started making jerky about a month ago with various results but none all that great. Just the other day I realized what the problem was. On the back of most jerky mixes the directions say to dry for 1, 2, 3, or 4 hours. I borrowed my neighbors smoker last weekend and smoked hamburger jerky for 24 hours with a temp between 140-160.

The results:

1. Nobody can believe it started as hamburger. The jerky has a tough and chewy consistency as jerky should.

2. The juices pour out of your mouth while eating.

The jerky is also very dry so I am hoping it will keep on the counter longer also. I've made 32lbs this way now and all have turned out excellent.

Just thought I'd share...

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Anyone have any good recipe's that they like for making homemade deer jerky. I usually grind my meat and then use a jerky shooter. Always looking for a new recipe to try.

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I just made my first batch using a shooter with ground venison. I tried the High Mountain cracked pepper & garlic.

It turned out fanastic. As previously stated the dry time makes a difference. The dehydrator said 5 hours. I went 8 which was perfect.

I am preparing a batch of burbon barbeque now. Can't wait to try it.

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I like using slices of whole meat with High Mountain Pepper Blend. I would slice the meat when it was still some what frozen because it was easier to control the thickness. Season both sides and cure for at least 24 hours but I liked 48. I would then dry them in my charcoal smoker with a charcoal fire with hickory chips in tin foil on top of the coals. At about 1 1/2 hours pull the racks and flip the meat and swap shelves and wait another 1 1/2 hours and check to see if they are done to your liking. I would then let them sit out and air dry till they were dry enough on both sides. The pepper/hickory /charcoal taste is awesome and most that tried it thought it was beef jerky.

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