Beef....Before and after.

Discussion in 'General Food and Foraging Discussion' started by exsheeple, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. exsheeple

    exsheeple Junior Member

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    Hey everyone, how does it look? I did 10 pints.
    So all total 6 1/2 qts chicken and 10 pints beef.
     

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  2. *Andi

    *Andi Supporting Member

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    It looks like you are hooked. :D

    They look awesome ... :congrat:
     

  3. DJgang

    DJgang I put SAs on IGNORE!

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    Yummy! :2thumb:
     
  4. worldengineer

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    How long does that last and how do you prepare it?
     
  5. Emerald

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    Why it looks like instant shredded BBQ beef sammaches for dinner!

    Or shredded beef tacos or with a bit of other ingredients some nice quick beef stew.. or, or or... Should I go on!

    It looks great!:2thumb::2thumb::2thumb:
     
  6. exsheeple

    exsheeple Junior Member

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    Oh yeah, I am hooked allright. LOL
    I am actually proud of myself....not much of a better feeling than to have all your jars seal after all the hard work!!
    Now as long as they stay sealed then I am in the game! LOL
    Thanks everyone.....
     
  7. *Andi

    *Andi Supporting Member

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    worldengineer -

    I raw pack (large critters - beef, pork and etc.), cut it into 1 inch cubes and place in wide mouth qt. jars. I don't pack mine ... or add water, salt or anything else. (but that is just me )

    Pressure can for 1 and half hours at 10# (check you area for the right pressure)

    Some folks add water and salt ... I don't.

    How long does that last ... We can for a year but have used it two or three years past (jars got pushed to the back ;)). As long as the seal is good with no rust on the lids.
     
  8. Journey

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    Awesome. Looks really great! :congrat:
     
  9. cybergranny

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    Looks great. Little darkening at the top (no fluid covering) is ok as long as you have a good seal. We had pork paprikash last night from my canned pork loin. OMG it was good and quick too. (My sour cream was pre Japan incident)
     
  10. lotsoflead

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    canning is like putting coins in a jar, it'll still be there at the same price when the price goes up and the power is off. I see you're losing some liquid. are you using 1" head space?
     
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  11. snappy1

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    You're off to a great start!!!!!! They look great!!!!!! I use strips or chunks in fajitas and stroganoff!!!!
     
  12. exsheeple

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    I did not lose any liquid, these jars were raw packed...I did not add any liquid or salt.
     
  13. exsheeple

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    And....Thank you everyone for the comments, If the jars look good to you all I must be doing something right. :)
     
  14. neldarez

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    I think you are awesome!! I still have not worked up the courage to use the pressure canner....it's brand new also...........gulp, you really have me fired up to start though. Good job!!:2thumb:
     
  15. tsrwivey

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    ROFL I felt the same way! I had a pressure canner/cooker for years before I ever even took it out of the box I was so scared of it. :nuts: I blame my parents!

    Exsheeple you did an outstanding job! Congradulations on such a great first try! :beercheer:
     
  16. Jimmy24

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    Yep, you must be. I guess I'm gonna have to try it. Have never eaten any home canned meat. I have canned and helped can veggies just about my whole life. So, I may have to try meat now. Thanks for sharing yours with us.

    Jimmy
     
  17. exsheeple

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    Your welcome....I have not posted much lately, been a little busy drying veggies. I have found a whole new world in doing that. so far 4 lbs carrots, 2 lbs of peas and corn. I will try and take pics soon and post them on my other thread. HAPPY PREPPING!!!!
     
  18. Jason

    Jason I am a little teapot

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    Good job, Exsheeple. Looks great!
     
  19. BillM

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    Picked my first Lettus

    I picked lettus this morning and we ate out first fresh garden salad for lunch!

    I'll have tomatos in two weeks.
     
  20. stayingthegame

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    already canned 18 jars of toms. :melikey: froze about 8 lb. of squash. cannned about dozen jars that were to big to be good sliced. made several jars of pickles. that was last week. now time to start over:cry:. lol:D