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Beef Jerky You Say?

Have you ever tried to create your own beef jerky? I'm sure it was a thought at some point, especially considering the price point on the 'good stuff' out there. I've thought of creating my own for quite some time and had some tender beef fajita meat leftover. So, I decided 'What the heck?'. 

This is the result of my beef jerky creation. It turned out pretty good and I will be making it again. The only issue I have is the meat residue getting stuck between the grates of my dehydrator racks. I've been soaking the racks for a few days now. 

Try this and let me know how it turned out for you and if you have any variations for your process! If you have questions for me, let me know!


INGREDIENTS:
MEAT
SPICES/ OTHER
DIRECTIONS
fajita beef
black pepper
Worcestershire sauce
liquid smoke seasoning

  • carefully slice meat as thin as possible
  • add seasonings
  • marinate for 24 hours
  • place strips on dehydrator racks to dry out for 24 hours *or less...
*The drying process may vary. Check meat accordingly. I think I dried mine too long. Most pieces were crunchy rather than chewy. 

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