For those who may not have been with us from the start and may have missed some of the basics, we’re going to recap a few past posts to highlight the main topics associated with making homemade jerky.
Making your own jerky means you know exactly what’s in it. For more on the ingredients in commercial jerky, read “4 Good Reasons to Make Your Own Jerky.”
Most of the time you can use items you have around the house, i.e., knives, ovens, plastic bags, etc., but having the best equipment you can afford is a plus, especially if you want to make more than just jerky strips. The following will give you an idea of equipment needed.
5 Top Jerky Guns – great for making sticks
Overview of Equipment – general items needed
The best part of homemade jerky is that there are no chemical additives. However, you do need to know what to use for curing and flavor.
Beef seems to be the meat of choice, but don’t be shy try some of the other meats like buffalo and venison.
MAKING HOMEMADE JERKY
You don’t need a dehydrator to make jerky, you can use your home oven or over the outdoor grill.
These are just a few of the topics we’ve covered over the years. To review other topics that might be of interest, i.e., shipping to military personnel, comparisons of beef vs. buffalo, etc. take a moment and peruse our site map at this link where all posts are listed. Thank you!