Introduction: How to Preserve Meat
If you have the possibility to buy good quality meat in quite nice price, here is a way how you can make the best of it. After a nice dinner with rest of the meat you can enrich your pantry and give it a special admirable flavour.
Step 1: What Do You Need?
- 4,4 pounds (2 kg) of meat or more
- warm water
- bay leaves
Step 2: How to Preserve the Meat ?
first cut the meat on little pieces or use meat mincer
Step 3: How to Add Flavour ?
rub the garlic with marjoram
and add it to the meat
add also salt , use 0.03 pounds (15 g) of salt for 2,2 pounds (1 kg) of meat
Step 4: How to Prepare the Meat Before Preserving?
put the meat to the fridge for 7 to 10 hours
after 7 - 10 hours fill the jars with meat, leave 1.1 inches ( 3 cm) of free space , pour some warm water and add bay leaf
Step 5: How to Preserve Meat?
next put jars to big cooking pot and fill it with water in 3/4 of height and cook it for 3 day :
first day for 1,5 hour (killing bacterias)
First pasteurization let maintain the meat for 1 month but you must keep it in temperature below 10 degrees
second for 1 hour (killing bacterial spores)
Second pasteurization let maintain the meat till 6 months , but still you must keep it in cold temperature below 10 degrees
third and last day for 1 hour (to make sure)
Third pasteurization let maintain the meat till 6 months and you can keep it in normal temperatures for example in basement
pull the jars from the pot and leave them to cool down
look at photo ( second) how the lid of the jar should look like
lid must be concave
hygiene is extremly importent!
Step 6: How to the Ready Meat Looks Like ?
the meat is ready ! now you can keep it in cool and dark place, like for example basement
when you decide to try it you'll find out that it smells wonderful and tastes even much much better
you can add it to :
- casserolles ect :-)