Talk about dry-aged steak: Swedish man Eskil Carlsson recently prepared some 70-year-old beef for his neighbors. The beef had been sitting in a jar since 1939 or 1940, when his wife's family decided to set some food aside in case "the bad times returned." After his wife died, Carlsson decided to open the jar and prepare the beef.
"We did our homework and consulted the authorities about what might happen and they said there shouldn't be a problem," said Carlsson, who gave the first bite of the 70-year-old beef to his cat. Carlsson also indicated that the jar of beef was like "a member of the family," and his wife's family held a great degree of respect for the petrified protein.
So what does 70-year-old beef taste like? Carlsson indicated that it wasn't anything special: "It didn't smell much. It didn't smell bad anyway. It was as if it had been meat from this week. I shouldn't exaggerate, though, it was no delicacy."
- How to Make Roasted Beef Tenderloin for New Year's Eve
- 10-Year-Old Kogoma Niikura is Japan's Youngest Credentialed Sake Expert
- 36-Year-Old Twinkie is Still Intact
- A 14-Year-Old McDonald's Burger Looks Almost Brand New
- Christmas Showstopper: Herb and Salt Crusted Standing Rib Roast
- Cooking + Drinking - 5 Must Try Gluten Free Brandy Recipes
- 3 Must Try Garlic Mashed Potato Recipes
- Easy Holiday Entertaining: Griddled Red Bartlett Pears Wrapped in Iberico Ham
- Must-Read Blog Posts: Memorial Day Burgers
- NYE Appetizer: Bacon Wrapped Scallops
- Home Made Dry-Aged Sirloin Steak with Cheesy Roast Fingerling Potatoes
- 1000 Year-Old Eggs
- Seasoned Burgers
- Chinese New Year Inari Age Laughing Prawns Salad
- Good Old-Fashioned Pot Roast
- The Old Fashioned Burger with Sweet and Spicy Onions
- Baked Corned Beef with Sauteed Cabbage and Baked New Potatoes...
- Old-Fashioned Potato Salad
- BBQ Beef Kabobs
- Perfect Circle Burgers