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#3025638 - 11/09/12 07:29 PM How to keep jerky dry
JA1234
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How do y'all store your jerky. I made my first this week. No way I can eat five pounds of it so I bagged ad froze about 2/3rds of it. The other third I bagged and me and my boy has snacked on it all week. But I've noticed the bag and meat has beads of water. I assume the cure and seasoning in the meat is pulling water out of the air. Will it hurt the meat? If so how do I stop it?

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#3025677 - 11/09/12 07:47 PM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: JA1234]
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sounds like it neeeded to cook l0onger
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#3025720 - 11/09/12 08:07 PM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: redblood]
JA1234
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Maybe but I followed the instructions with the kit and the meat is not as dry as store bought but the kit said it didn't have to be??
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#3025832 - 11/09/12 09:08 PM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: JA1234]
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Didn't dry enough

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#3025860 - 11/09/12 09:37 PM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
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Ok thanks. I also found where its advised to put it in a brown paper bag rather then a plastic bag so...
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#3025885 - 11/09/12 09:54 PM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: JA1234]
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Is it possible to buy those little "Do Not Eat" desiccant pouches?
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#3025898 - 11/09/12 10:22 PM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: JA1234]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: JA1234
How do y'all store your jerky. I made my first this week. No way I can eat five pounds of it so I bagged ad froze about 2/3rds of it. The other third I bagged and me and my boy has snacked on it all week. But I've noticed the bag and meat has beads of water. I assume the cure and seasoning in the meat is pulling water out of the air. Will it hurt the meat? If so how do I stop it?

Thanks



Are you sure it's water and not excess fat weeping out of the meat?? What type of meat did you use?

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#3025960 - 11/10/12 02:46 AM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: TAFKAP]
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 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
Is it possible to buy those little "Do Not Eat" desiccant pouches?


yep, I buy them on amazon
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#3025977 - 11/10/12 04:32 AM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: trealtree]
JA1234
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#3025983 - 11/10/12 04:47 AM Re: How to keep jerky dry [Re: JA1234]
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When you say whole, I will take it you mean you cut into strips and marinaded then dried.

What method of drying and @ how long did you dry the meat for? (meaning, dehydrator, oven,etc)

I am just curious, I do alot of jerky and never once had water inside the bags afterwards

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