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5 Best Dehydrators for Jerky – Reviews and Buying Guide

5 Best Dehydrators for Jerky – Reviews and Buying Guide

There are lots of ways to make homemade beef jerky, from the old-school hang-and-drying process to using your oven, even making jerky in your smoker is possible. By far the most efficient way to make excellent tasting jerky is to use a food dehydrator. The hard part is picking a dehydr …
How Long Does Homemade Beef Jerky Last?

How Long Does Homemade Beef Jerky Last?

One of the main perks of beef jerky is that it doesn't require refrigeration but still tastes great and makes an excellent nutrient-dense snack you can have on the go. Of course, one of the main questions you'll want to know is how long does beef jerky last? Well, around our home, not very …
What is Jerky Cure? Curing Salt vs 506 Celery Juice Powder

What is Jerky Cure? Curing Salt vs 506 Celery Juice Powder

Have you ever wondered how exactly uncured bacon is made and what the difference is? There is a difference between cured and uncured meats and it comes down to curing agents. That's right, even uncured bacon uses a curing agent. In our commercial shop and at home, we make both cured and uncured p …
What is the Best Meat to Use for Beef Jerky?

What is the Best Meat to Use for Beef Jerky?

Making beef jerky at home is a fun and interesting way to produce clean, healthy snacks for you and your family. It's even something we like to do for little gifts for our friends, particularly when we have unique and interesting products like moose meat or venison for our jerky recipes. If you are …
How to Make Beef Jerky at Home

How to Make Beef Jerky at Home

Jerky is a nutrient-dense snack that is packed with flavor. It's also easy to toss in your gym bag or stash in the glove box and it won't spoil for a long time. One of the best things about jerky is that it is available in a broad range of flavors and textures.Unfortunately, jerky isn't a cheap snac …
The 6 Best Carnivore Snacks for the Carnivore Diet

The 6 Best Carnivore Snacks for the Carnivore Diet

The carnivore diet is regarded as a way to help reduce inflammation and it may help you to lose weight. Most of the literature on meal planning for the carnivore diet provides three meals a day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While this often works better for people who don't like the fasting that is …
How to Make Deer Jerky at Home

How to Make Deer Jerky at Home

Venison jerky is one of our favorite snacks around this time of the year. Deer season has just finished and the deer are all processed and in the freezer, ready for delicious meals – this gives us the perfect opportunity to make our own, homemade deer jerky. Venison is a perfect meat for making j …
How to Make Smoked Beef Jerky

How to Make Smoked Beef Jerky

Jerky is one of those epic treats that is portable, nutritious, and provides your body with a big boost of the essential nutrients you need to power through the day. Probably the biggest downside to beef jerky is the relatively high cost of good quality jerky snacks. All too often, you'll spend a bu …
Beef Sticks vs Beef Jerky

Beef Sticks vs Beef Jerky

Variety is great, but too much variety can be overwhelming. Take beef sticks and beef jerky for example. They are sold side-by-side, have similar flavors, and are made by the same brands. When you are standing in front of the display at the store, there are a mind-boggling number of choices. We …
Keto Beef Jerky

Keto Beef Jerky

The Keto diet has grown exponentially in the last few years. More than a fad, it's really a lifestyle change that dieters must make in order to reap the benefits. If you've started to follow a Keto diet, you're probably looking for tasty, healthy snacks that meet your dietary goals. For people who a …
How Is Beef Jerky Made?

How Is Beef Jerky Made?

Have you ever wondered how commercial processors make beef jerky? Well, we always liked to make our own jerky, and we recently launched our own Bearded Butcher Beef Bites, so we decided it'd be fun to break down how the big jerky companies make their products. We put a lot of time and effo …
Our Favorite Post Workout Snack: Beef Jerky

Our Favorite Post Workout Snack: Beef Jerky

You've been at the gym and seen those folks who are just ripped with muscle and downing protein shakes before, during, and after their workout. The reason is protein helps protect and repair muscles damaged from exercise. The downside to those products is that they are often also loaded with fillers …
What Is Biltong? How It's Different from Beef Jerky

What Is Biltong? How It's Different from Beef Jerky

Biltong is a cured meat from South Africa that makes for one of the best snacks you can add to your diet – if you can find it anywhere. Biltong sort of looks like beef jerky and it sort of tastes like beef jerky, but that's where the similarities end. Biltong and beef jerky are different in many way …
Best Road Trip Snacks: Beef Jerky

Best Road Trip Snacks: Beef Jerky

Road trips are awesome and summer is the best time of the year to get out of town and enjoy nature. When you're on the road and you don't want to stop to eat at every other roadside burger stand, having the best road trip snacks will make the drive more enjoyable. If you've got kids, you know how …
Best Beef Jerky Brands

Best Beef Jerky Brands

Beef jerky is a fantastic protein-packing snack that's delicious on-the-go, but finding good-tasting high-quality jerky can be a challenge. Many brands of beef jerky have a long ingredient list full of preservatives, artificial colors, and added sugar. Health conscious snackers turned off by the old …
All About Turkey Jerky

All About Turkey Jerky

Jerky is a great snack when you're on the go. It's easy to eat, provides protein and other nutrients, and it's delicious. One of our favorites is turkey jerky, and not just because it's so fun to say. Like beef jerky, turkey jerky is thin, dried and salted cuts of meat.Turkey jerky is becoming …
Is Beef Jerky Healthy?

Is Beef Jerky Healthy?

Beef jerky is one of our favorite snacks because it's easy to pack and delicious, but it can't be good for us, right? We wondered ourselves whether beef jerky is a healthy snack option, and were surprised by what we learned. It turns out that beef jerky can be good for you, but choosing the best bee …