06 January 2007 ~ 2 Comments

More Types of Jerky?

When it comes to jerky, most people think of ground beef jerky or wild game jerky. However, the world of beef snacks and jerky is much more expansive. Recipes are available for hot jerky or mild jerky, as well as spicy jerky and gourmet jerky. Additionally, numerous types of meat can be used for making […]

05 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

So Jerky is as Jerky Does

Jerky is meat which has been cut into strips with the fat trimmed off, marinated in a spiced, salty or sweet liquid for a desired flavor, then dried with low heat (usually under 160F or 70C) or occasionally salted and sun-dried. The result is a strip of a salty, semi-sweet snack which can be stored […]

16 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Jerky & The Nutritious Benefits of…

Jerky Is Nutritious — In More Ways Than One! All natural beef jerky is popular because it tastes great and because it can go anywhere, anytime without refrigeration or special storage needs. But the one thing that is often looked at as a positive afterthought its high nutritional value is perhaps its greatest asset. As […]

16 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Turkey Jerky, Recipe #2

Turkey Jerky Ingredients 3 pounds turkey meat 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (slightly more if you want more kick) 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon hickory seasoning 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 ½ tablespoons Worcester sauce 2 teaspoons onion powder 1 tablespoon liquid smoke ½ teaspoon black pepper Procedure Precook the turkey to an internal temperature […]


15 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

FAQs About Organic

Frequenlty Asked Questions on Organic What is organic? Organic refers to the way agricultural products food and fiber are grown and processed. Organic food production is based on a system of farming that maintains and replenishes soil fertility without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers. Organic foods are minimally processed without artificial […]

15 December 2006 ~ 1 Comment

Vegetarian Jerky (Where’s the Beef?)

Vegetarian Jerky Ingredients 1 pound cube of tofu (firm works well, extra firm is even better) 2/3 cup water 1/2 cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 clove fresh garlic (crushed) 2 tablespoons liquid smoke 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 dash oregano 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 1 teaspoon finely chopped […]

15 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Organic Beef Production Concerns

Facts Concerning the Production of Organic Beef Organic Practices The philosophy of organic production is to provide conditions that meet the health needs and natural behavior of the animal. Thus, organic livestock are given access to the outdoors, fresh air, water, sunshine, grass and pasture, and are fed 100 percent organic feed. Any shelter provided […]

14 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Jerky for the Vegetarian

Healthy Jerky and the Vegetarian Diet When most people hear the word jerky, the words that immediately come to mind are beef or meat. But the world of jerky is not an exclusionary one. Those who enjoy the vegetarian lifestyle are afforded a wide variety of choices with all of the same great taste, texture […]

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