The act of making jerky, or dehydrating meat, has been a method of preservation since humans first found a need to preserve food. Drying meat provided a way of making it lightweight and transportable; plus, it keeps for months when properly prepared, and can be mixed with other food items when making a meal. Native people often pounded the dried meat and mixed it with dried fruit and animal fat to make a high-energy emergency
You’ve met your free view limit. To access the full article, please login or subscribe.
Already a subscriber?
Log in now
Paleo Magazine is the leading print publication dedicated to the Paleo lifestyle and provides readers with the information they need to live strong, vibrant, healthy lives.
- + Immediate access to all web content.
- + Immediate access to our library of 40+ back issues.
- + 1-yr of Paleo Magazine delivered to your door weeks before it’s available in stores.
- + Free digital extras (Paleo 101 & 102 ebooks and Farmers Market guide).