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Hamburger Jerky.

This batch is Pepper jerky. I know, I know, it aint jerky if it's made from burger. It's all I had and I wanted something to snack on in the woods.

I got an Excalibur 9 tray dehydrator over 2 years ago and used it one time before I went to Texas. I finally got it out of storage and decided to whup up a 3 lb batch of the stuff. I will shoot some pics of the whole finished trays when it finishes about 4 am. Just in time to seal up a few sticks and toss them into the Possibles Bag...which I use for both BP hunting as well as for the 22.

Knowing me...this stuff will be gone really soon.
 

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Well, as they say...the best plans of mice and men...I couldn't get that cow anywhere near the grinder...

Actually, when the bell went off at 430 this am all I wanted to do is go back to sleep, so I shoved those greasy sticks into a tupperware bowl and went back to see if I could find that gorgeous little 30 year old wahini. While I was messin around with the jerky she ran off with the pool boy. Can't blame her...he has all his teeth.
 

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When you run out of venison jerky. Try pork and marinate it a few hours.Pork roast sliced and marinated in Italian dressing
 

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I just got back home with 5 lbs of rump.. I could not find any flank or sirloin roast. Cheapest I could find is $5.94/lb so that is what I got. I am freezing the roasts so they are easier to slice and tomorrow ...or whenever I decide to do it I will make another batch. This time with real meat.

I was going to try the pork jerky too but ran out of money. Next time. Thanks for the tip Four4D4. I wasn't sure pork was good for jerky. But it makes sense. If pork jerks up ok I will use that and save half the cost. I do love jerky...but I like making summer sausage even more.
 
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