Right-click the Drying Rack with an item to add it to the rack. If it is a raw meat item, it will turn into yummy Jerky after about five minutes.
Many kinds of jerky can be made, including beef, chicken, mutton (only if the right mods are installed), bacon, fish, and non-toxic monster meat. Additionally, Gelatinous Slime Drops and Coagulated Blood Drops can be made with the Drying Rack.
Crafting & OtherThe Drying Rack is crafted by placing three wooden slabs in a horizontal line in the table. This yields one Rack.
Any item can by hung from the Drying Rack, making it similar to an item frame as well as giving you the ability to make jerky.