How do you make dried beef? It is quite an amusing question, considering that drying is not a new food preparation method at all! In fact, drying (or dehydration for some) is a traditional method of preserving food that has been around since time immemorial.
Now, let me be clear about this. Dehydration is not actually a cooking method, as there is nothing that is being cooked here. Instead, it is merely a preservation method that makes meat products edible. It is like hitting two birds with one stone.
Because of this fact, drying requires your serious attention. Otherwise, your meat might become infected by bacteria that could cause foodborne diseases, and no one wants a quick trip to the hospital. Not you. Not me. Don’t worry. I will later show you how you can protect your meat from bacteria.
I know you’re quite excited about this tutorial. So let’s stop beating about the bush here and get started with our dried beef recipe right now!Continue reading