Storage life of homemade jerky?
Say I make beef or turkey jerky in my home dehydrator with nothing but seasonings and plenty of salt... how long is it safe to store? I don't trust my jerky instruction book which came with the unit, since they also gave me packets of nitrites to mix with the meat. Gross.
My Costco sells 85% lean ground beef which I like to turn into rough jerky strips. I might also try super-lean turkey for a switch up occasionally. I know the leaner the meat, the longer it lasts, but about how long is that?
There aren't many problems in life that can't be solved by sleeping it off, or adding more butter.