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How to Make Beef Jerky

How to Make Beef Jerky
Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book, The Four Hour Chef. An Introduction to Dehydrating Food Dehydration is all about removing water from food. Doing this helps to preserve the food (bacteria need water) and concentrate flavor. It’s a common misconception that you need heat to dehydrate food. But low humidity, not heat, is the driving force behind dehydration. Sidenote: You can achieve the same preservation of dehydration by leaving the water in food but making it unavailable to bacteria. The Best Jerky in the World Sometimes a survival skill isn’t just about preparing for hard times. In search of the perfect marinade, he polled everyone: hard-core survivalists, friends’ grandfathers, chefs, and beyond. The following recipe is what won all the taste tests. This recipe is intended for home cooking, not for the wilderness, but it can be adapted for the wild. Hands-on Time 15 minutes Total Time Gear KnifeLarge container with lidAluminum foilWooden or plastic serving spoon

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