Homemade Jerky

It is starting to feel like fall, which means time to make jerky. Turkey Jerky is in the oven right now…

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We made jerky at my house this weekend.  I know you are thinking, “Why?  You can get great jerky at Buc-ee’s?” 

Two issues there – most commercially prepared jerky that I have found contain nitrates and/or soy, both of which are on my forbidden list.  Salt is the other issue, and that is on my husband’s forbidden list. 

It was easier than what I thought.  These directions will sound a little vague, but people who love jerky are pretty particular about their protein and seasonings, so those will be up to you. 

  1.  Start by partially freezing the protein of your choice.  Slice into thin strips.  Add seasonings or marinade as you would like.
  2. Remove one of your oven racks and move the other to the top.  Line the bottom of your oven with foil or put a pan in the bottom to catch the drippings.
  3. Take bamboo skewers and lay…

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