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by 571 · about 2 hours ago

I'm going on vacation to Italy where eggs for breakfast is basically unheard of. I'm going to be on the move constantly, so I planned to bring a bunch of Steve's Paleostix with me to eat in the mornings when I'm used to having protein. The problem... (more)

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paleot 0 · June 26, 2014 at 9:12 PM

These guys run a cool build-a-jerky shop ($45/lb): http://www.slantshackjerky.com/meetourmeatIf you want to do it up right, invest in a dehydrator / vacuum sealer and throw it in your fridge if you have a chance -- premium grass-fed bison heart... (more)

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by 15 · about 2 hours ago

Have any of you guys tried this brand before? I just tried their Cherry BBQ pork one and am blown away. To be honest, I've never had jerky before (I wasn't a huge meat eater before going Paleo, so the idea of dried meat kind of skeeved me out)... (more)

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samc 0 · December 13, 2013 at 6:02 AM

Making jerky is pretty simple although if you have that queasiness it makes it a tough process. The thing about Krave and most commercial brands is the sugar, I really don't want to eat sweetened beef. It is a good tasting product for those that... (more)

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

Just starting out and I travel most days, where can I find and what brand name is the best jerky to purchase. We have Whole foods, Trader Joe's and Costco close by, suggestions?

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Paul_Mirek 0 · March 15, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Also, a good jerky website is Steve's Original. Every purchase also supports Steve's Club Teen CrossFit classes. I ordered from them for my summer trip. Yes, it's pricey, but it is so hard to find stuff that is sugar-free and follows "paleo... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Does anyone know where to get Paleo beef jerky in Canada?

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Mike_T_1 0 · January 08, 2013 at 12:24 AM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/27735/beef-jerky-paleo-style-in-canada

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by 50 · about 3 hours ago

I'm looking for some grass fed beef jerky in UK. Any suggestions, i'm based in Scotland so an online source would be best.

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GrassyArse 0 · October 02, 2012 at 8:50 PM

http://www.athleat.co.uk/all-products/28-day-aged-grass-fed-beef-jerky.html This is the only one I found that doesn't list soy sauce as an ingredient. Any good? (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

I can't find salmon jerky at any health food store or online that doesn't have ANY form of sweetener added, as well a wheat/soy. It also needs to be gluten free. I'm just looking for salmon - salt - spices. Does anyone know of a brand that sells... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · September 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I searched high and low for exactly what you are looking for, and ...eventually I found it!!! http://fishbrothers.com/www.fishbrothers.com/Salmon_Jerky.html (more)

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by 2407 · about 3 hours ago

Im a bit confused about this issue. So the point of going to all the laborious trouble of making pemmican is to separate the fat so it doesn't go rancid, render it to oil, and add it back. But if the fat goes rancid in the first place, what... (more)

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Ryan_36 0 · May 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM

I think the problem is that the fat requires a higher temperature to render properly (around 240). Otherwise, there is still going to be water trapped in it that will make it go rancid sooner. If you tried to dry the meat at this temperature it... (more)

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by 2407 · about 3 hours ago

I've made a nice big dehydrator, and I'm gonna make my own Jerky and Pemican for paleo backpacking use. I know the recommendation is to use/dry only the lean parts, as the fat spoils (but the rendered oil/tallow added back doesn't) I figure I... (more)

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Jen_20 0 · April 25, 2012 at 11:33 AM

Using brisket sliced against the grain has worked well for me; I season with only sea salt. It's quite easy to cut this using a sharp knife; the first time I Mage jerky I asked the butcher to slice it for me and he was more than willing, so don't... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

Know of any? Thanks!

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Joshua_1 0 · April 09, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Machaca - Beef jerky that's been seasoned with cumin, chilies, and lime, pounded to shreds while dry, and reconstituted in cooking (it helps if you season the beef before drying for best flavor). Machaca con Huevos is pretty awesome, basically a... (more)

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by 129 · about 3 hours ago

I've been loving some bison jerky I picked up a while back but it has too much added toxic stuff. Can anyone recommend a place to get bettr jerky reasonably? Even beef would be ok. I tried making my own from a bison roast I had but it was just too... (more)

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Senneth 0 · March 06, 2012 at 5:53 PM

US wellness meats. Here is their Jerky Page, I also buy the pemmican. They aren't the best tasting I have ever had, but then again -they are pretty pure, grassfed beef etc. (more)

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by 159 · about 3 hours ago

Does anyone have experience making beef liver jerky? I was initially thinking of mixing half ground beef and half ground liver but thought maybe it is possible to do all liver. Would it taste like a dog treat? Do dog treats taste good? Thanks (more)

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Kevin_D 0 · April 22, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Do not ever... EVER.. used ground meat for jerky unless you want a slim jim... I have made liver jerky before (not beef).. Normally I salt pepper and a dash of hot paprika before flipping... I really enjoy the natural flavor of meats when I... (more)

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by 35 · about 3 hours ago

Can anyone tell me what to look for when purchasing snacks in terms of meats? I'm going to head to Trader Joe's soon, and hoping they have something I can take back to work with me... Can you eat pepperoni? What should I look for when buying... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 14, 2012 at 2:23 AM

Thinking more broadly: Cans of smoked oysters or sardines, pat?? (may need a fridge, though...)

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by 10255 · about 3 hours ago

has anyone made it? i found one link from a google search that suggested the heart needs to be disinfected to start with; really?

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JitzGrrl 0 · February 02, 2012 at 5:10 AM

I Love heart jerky! Best texture of any...it's all I make jerky with these days- Clean beef heart well...get every bit of silverskin off (takes forever, fyi...) Slice into thin slices. Marinate for an entire 24 hours in your favorite marinade- I... (more)

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by 550 · about 3 hours ago

http://paleofood.com/jerky.htm Has anyone ever tried a Pemmican Only diet for a month or more? What would be the repercussions of doing this? Also wouldn't the tallow provide a lot of nutrients that the lean meat lacks? (more)

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DePaw 0 · January 09, 2012 at 3:44 PM

Pemmican is made from ground dried lean meat and rendered tallow. Lean meat lacks the following nutrients: Vitamin A, folate, B1, vitamin C, D, E, K, calcium, copper, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium. Slightly low: selenium, B2,... (more)

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by 3742 · about 3 hours ago

Do you all eat Salmon jerky as a snack? If so, then can you recommend a good source? It needs to be gluten free by ingredients at least for me. Not too high in sodium. Needs to be not fishy. Something pemmican-like would be ok if it meets these... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · January 05, 2012 at 6:01 AM

I bought some SnackMasters brand at Whole Foods and it was completely inedible (and that's not a work I use lightly) Some pieces were hard as rocks. Some were mushy and mealy. All tasted terrible. I thought maybe I got a bad batch so I bought... (more)

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by 45 · about 3 hours ago

I shoot quite a bit of wild game, and one of my favorite things to do is just soak it in a brine of water and tenderquick. With a smoker, it makes pheasants taste like ham. Makes deer taste like I would imagine Jerky tasted like in the wild west.... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 17, 2012 at 9:17 PM

I was worried at first, since "meat tenderizer" tends to be just MSG. It looks like your ingredient list is accurate. Salt is going to be the main preservative there. The nitrates job is mainly to preserve the color of meat (it's why hotdogs... (more)

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by 1720 · about 3 hours ago

Whether it be camping, surviving, hiking, mountain climbing, etc., what would be the best food to take with you? Jerky? Almonds? Bars?

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Dragonfly 0 · October 15, 2011 at 4:51 PM

Pemmican! You can also make your own.

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by 5531 · about 3 hours ago

I saw the "Beef Jerky How-To" thread but I wanted to get a little more specific with what people are using as seasonings and marinades for their beef jerky. I'm starting to turn some heads toward paleo with some good batches of grass fed london... (more)

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Julie_4 0 · August 22, 2011 at 1:45 AM

The best beef jerky I have found is the one from Angelo Coppola's "Latest in Paleo" blog/podcast. I made a huge batch for a recent boating trip and EVERYONE raved about... (more)

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by 1169 · about 3 hours ago

Hi, Have been looking for beef jerky in the stores (I`m from Norway) but I cant find any without sugar ect added. In the pets store I found a lot of dried heart/stomach ect that was witout any added ingridients, just 100% natural. It wasn`t too... (more)

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WyldKard 0 · May 31, 2011 at 5:12 PM

I had a cousin who ate dog jerky, saying it was as tasty as the human stuff but at half the price. Never got sick from it.

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by 12369 · about 3 hours ago

I went to many of the links on this thread: http://paleohacks.com/questions/430/online-source-to-buy-good-paleo-friendly-beef-jerky#axzz1GhpAOq9H But apparently shipping jerky to Canada is a paperwork nightmare - awesome! Looking for a Canadian... (more)

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Dexter 0 · March 15, 2011 at 11:23 PM

Lex Rooker has made this PDF for a cheap $10 jerky maker and he includes how to prepare. http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/JerkyDrierInstructions.pdf (more)

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by 826 · about 3 hours ago

I shop at Kroger for veggies when Im too lazy to hit the farmers market or have too little money to hit the co-op and I decided I'd check their website for digital coupons to save a bit more. Well of course all the coupons are for crap, but then I... (more)

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Bill_12 0 · June 27, 2011 at 2:55 AM

I make grass-fed beef jerky and sell it in Iowa. In order to have "grass-fed" on the label, I have to get an affidavit from the beef producer that states the beef was always fed grass and never grain. nomadjerky.com

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

I could not find anywhere that sells beef jerky that's gluten-free (no soy sauce). The ones that are gluten-free have sugars and don't taste very good. So, I'd like to try making jerky and dried fruits at home. Thank you.

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Jason_1 0 · January 05, 2011 at 1:47 AM

I use my oven at 200 degrees as a dehydrator.

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by 56616 · about 3 hours ago

I'm looking for cool and creative ideas, not just garden variety beef jerky. I'm doing a "food swap" next week and I want to something really cool and tasty.

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Olga 0 · October 25, 2010 at 12:14 AM

There are so many possibilities! Sliced kiwi, sliced bananas, sliced red peppers, sliced apples sprinkled with cinnamon. One of my favorite things ever was to take an entire melon, blend it up in a food processor, add almond meal, and spread the... (more)

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by 337 · about 3 hours ago

When you make beef jerky, everyone always says it's important to use lean meat so it doesn't turn rancid during storage. But then to make pemmican, you take the lean beef jerky and mix it with tons of fat. So why does the pemmican last so long... (more)

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pfw 0 · May 18, 2010 at 7:34 PM

By rendering the fat, you remove all the water and protein. If you are rendering suet, you are left with a very high saturated fat tallow. Saturated fat is pretty stable stuff. If you protect rendered suet from light and water, it should stay... (more)

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by 5516 · about 3 hours ago

So I have attempted pemmican once with rendered fat and dried unspiced flank steak. Not to say that it was bad, but it definitely wasn't appetizing. Has anyone tried to make pemmican with steak and coconut oil? I bet if you threw some spices in... (more)

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pfw 0 · April 20, 2010 at 5:02 PM

I wouldn't recommend it unless you mean to keep it refrigerated, or use it only in the winter. Even then you might end up with a messy disaster rather than what you want, since coconut oil is liquid even at ~70F. Even with an icebox, you might end... (more)

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