What is Case Hardening?

Why is understanding Case Hardening important? As moisture is removed from fruits, meat, or vegetables, their cellular structure begins to collapse and the cells become smaller. The result of this is the shrinking of the product as it dries. If the heat is too high, in hopes of a faster… Read more“What is Case Hardening?”

Dehydrating Meat & Poultry

Full Procedure Meat and poultry. As long as meats are low in fat content, you can dehydrate meat and poultry. Turkey, chicken and low fat-content ground meats are good choices. For jerky prepared from ground beef, use meat that is at least 93% lean. For jerky made from poultry, the poultry must… Read more“Dehydrating Meat & Poultry”