Originally Posted by justplainbill
Sad to say that Hormel's does not taste nearly as good as the chipped beef from the mess hall.
See if your market carries Dietz and Watson Classic Top Round Dried Beef.
It will be in the deli case and it is sliced to order. I think it has a little nicer flavor and texture than the little jars and pouches of dried beef. It is expensive but, a little goes a long way.