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Offline carnie1

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2014, 06:00:40 am »
Now checking this post today, The photos are resized smaller the way they are supposed to be, Gremlins !!!

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2014, 06:06:40 am »
Looking good Tony!  8)

I've never made Biltong for some reason. I need to get back at it!  :D

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2014, 05:36:12 pm »
Looking good Tony!  8)

I've never made Biltong for some reason. I need to get back at it!  :D

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It's really pretty simple
First time I did it was so salty Neither I or Casper could eat it, figured out don't soak in salt or vinegar a long time, this batch I only left salt on for about 40 minutes then scraped off and just a quick dip in vinegar before dredging

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2014, 12:33:44 pm »
Decided to pull today, these are a few of the thickest pieces , just chewy , some of the thinner ones are harder, total drying time was about 8 days
They are actually darker than the photos show







Final taste test, Casper approves !!

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2014, 01:00:42 pm »
Looks great!   Gonna try for sure.

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2014, 11:07:53 am »
Being addicted to this biltong, I figured I better have a cutter before I cut my finger off, since shipping from South Africa is so high , I decided to make my own, even with minimal woodworking skills it turned out pretty good

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2014, 01:33:35 pm »
The biltong looks tasty, I would say you have better than minimal woodworking skills, that's a really nice cutter. Casper reminds me of the Pom we had years ago named Squirt.

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2014, 06:24:25 pm »
Nice lookin biltong and cutter! 


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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2014, 10:57:23 pm »
That looks really good Tony!
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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2014, 05:50:04 am »
Nice job Tony on both the Biltong and the cutter. Casper sure looks happy.  :)

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #25 on: March 20, 2014, 05:54:33 am »

Nice looking Biltong Tony. Which cure do you use in it. How old is your taste tester. He sure looks dedicated to the job.

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2014, 08:05:37 am »

Nice looking Biltong Tony. Which cure do you use in it. How old is your taste tester. He sure looks dedicated to the job.

Most recipes call for no cure but I put a wee bit of #1 in sure Casper is 13, will be 14 in September, he gets around pretty good for his age

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #27 on: March 20, 2014, 12:03:16 pm »
Tony makes good biltong. I have had it a few times...Yum

Nice cutter also, sure beats using a knife.

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #28 on: May 21, 2015, 10:34:43 am »
Hi Guys saw this post and thought i would show you what i built as a biltong box. Never gave it a thought that i could have used my smoker. Anyway i made the box and the first batch of biltong was yummy.

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Re: Not Jerky but ....Biltong
« Reply #29 on: May 22, 2015, 05:33:00 am »
Great job Tulla!

It almost looks like an antique wooden Bradley.  ;D

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