Ground Beef Jerky

     1/2 c  Soy sauce
       1 tb Allspice
       4 tb Sugar
       2 ts Fresh ginger; grated
       1    Clove garlic; minced
       1 tb Liquid smoke; hickory or
            -mesquite
       2 lb Ground meat; leanest poss.

   Press hamburger meat into flat strips 5 inches long by 1-1/2 wide and
   1/4 inch thick.  Place one layer of hamburger strips in dish for
   marinating. Mix marinade ingredients together in a bowl. After well
   mixed, sprinkle marinade sauce over meat, soaking well. Turn meat
   over and sprinkle with sauce.  Add layers of hamburger strips to
   marinating dish and repeat sprinkling of marinade. Pour remaining
   marinade sauce over meat. Cover tightly and let marinate in
   refrigerator for 6 to 12 hours. rotate layers of meat occasionally.
   Place in dehydrator until dry. While beef jerky is drying, blot excess oil
   with paper towel.

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