The History of Beef Jerky in the U.S.

The History of Beef Jerky in the U.S.

It’s no secret that Americans have a long-standing love affair with beef jerky, but do you know where it all began? Would it surprise you to hear that Americans were not actually the first to love jerky? Let’s go through the history of this delicious snack and how it...
7 Unique Ways to Use Jerky in Recipes

7 Unique Ways to Use Jerky in Recipes

Jerky is unquestionably a delicious snack all on its own. But it can be so much more! You can use jerky in almost any recipe to add protein, flavor, and texture. While jerky can be added to all your favorite dishes, we have a few recommendations for some of the best,...
Can Jerky Help Keep You Warm on Your Next Adventure?

Can Jerky Help Keep You Warm on Your Next Adventure?

It can get awfully cold in East Tennessee during the winter, making it difficult to enjoy the stunning scenery that surrounds our South Appalachian home. But no matter where you live this winter, don’t let the cold keep you from enjoying the outdoors. Whether you’re...
When to Eat Jerky

When to Eat Jerky

Any jerky lover will agree that there’s no wrong time or place to eat jerky. Because it’s easily portable and has a long shelf life, jerky can be eaten wherever you go. Jerky’s nutritious nature makes it an especially great snack for times when you need an extra hit...
Popular Diets that Include Eating Jerky

Popular Diets that Include Eating Jerky

It’s that time of year again. We’re talking about New Year’s resolution season. After all the holiday celebrations to end the year, the focus has turned to how we’ll start the next year, what goals we’ll achieve, and what changes we’ll make. If changing your diet is...
How to Make Deer Jerky

How to Make Deer Jerky

We are in the final weeks of deer season right now, which means you probably have put one or two in the freezer as steaks and/or burger and it’s about full. There’s no reason to stop hunting just start making jerky. Deer jerky is a tasty, healthy snack that can be...