thinking about using mine for an underground cache for emergency supplies like ammo, magnesium fire strikers, wire, small arms, knives, cotton towels (for medical clean up and dry kindling starter) and other survival tools.
I made some yesterday.
I am trying for jerky that can store as long as possible, so I want it to be dry.
I marinated the 1/4 inch strips of very lean top round in a high acidic and salty marinate for 48 hours.
My oven has 170 degrees as the lowest setting, and I used that.
I left it in the oven...
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