$$ Shot Of GB Jerky

Discussion in 'Making Jerky' started by nepas, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Extruded from my water stuffer a friend made for me.

    This 5 lb mix was supposed to be with the SS mini chub batch but i decided to give the new jerky nozzle a go. Was telling my friend who made the stuffer and tubes that maybe the jerky nozzle needs to be just a tad thinner. The jerky took awhile in the dehydrator because it was kinda thick. However it did turn out nice.

    Like flat casingless SS sticks.....OH YEAH

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    Here was the GB jerky extruding yesterday morning.

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  2. arnie

    arnie Smoking Fanatic

    Nice job!

    How about some info on that stuffer
     
  3. Nice Job!
     
  4. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    I will contact my friend and see if he will give me permission to be contacted.
     
  5. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Looks delicious!!

     Craig
     
  6. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Looks great.. Got to love the jerky
     
  7. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Thats some fine looking jerky nepas!! Keep it coming!!
     
  8. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Lookin' Good!

    I'm really interested in the process

    I just bought a Jerky Cannon, and it only holds 2#.  I have a 20# sausage stuffer w/electric motor that I would like to use instead.

    Did you use Parchment Paper?

    Dehydrate or Smoke or Oven Dry?

    Transfer to racks?...How?  Freeze First?

    Little more info on the process....Please?

    Todd
     
  9. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Did you buy one of the jerky ends for your stuffer? I have seen a few different stuffer's that have attachments that will make a thin flat piece of jerky so you don't have to use a jerky gun. I am trying to find one for my Gander Mountain 15lb vertical stuffer.
     
  10. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Todd

    You can use parchment to extrude on.

    This batch i used my dehydrator cuz all my smokers were busy with other smokes.

    I turned the was paper strips right onto the dehydrator racks.

    An Amish friend showed me to put finished jerky in a brown paper bag for a couple days. The bag removes and surface oils. Once out of the bag you can vac seal and freeze. Dont zip lock baggy because you will get moisture and that will lead to spoilage. On a note about vac sealing. Cut the ends of the jerky off so you dont have any sharp edges poking the vac bags.

    I shipped 50 lbs of jerky to my 2 sons in Iraq and Afgn vac bagged with no problems. Frozen vac sealed jerky will last about 4-6 months.....if you can stay out of it ...LOL

    Also has you checked the sausagemaker for flat GB jerky nozzles for your stuffer? 

    http://www.sausagemaker.com/51531jerkynozzlefor152025and30lbstuffers.aspx
     
  11. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Man you are like a man posesed with that new stuffer - great looking snacks
     
  12. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great. Have been thinking of making sausage but don't have the needed equipment yet so this looks like the way to go for now. I can get a gun fairly cheap and just use a SS recipe. I've had great success making jerky out of London Broil in the dehydrator but really want some 'snausage'. Thanks for the post...what temp did you use in the dehydrator??
     
  13. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Went with 145* for the first 3 hours then bumper to 150 for the duration.

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  14. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nepas,

    Those look Awesome.

    I saw them raw yesterday, on your other post.

    I thought, "Boy those are gonna be great!"

    I was right !

    Bear
     
  15. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

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  16. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    That does look great and when I start eating it I cant stop...Please thank your 2 sons for their service for our country !!!!! And GOD BLESS them both.
     

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