When we first wrote about Cherkees—the beef jerky potato chip hybrid—we called it "the pinnacle of human innovation." Granted, we may have gotten slightly carried away, but the concept of getting our required daily dose of jerky and chip simultaneously? What an amazing time-saver! Unfortunately, delays plagued these…
Why pay $5 for a tiny bag of beef jerky that's been sitting on that gas station shelf since the Carter administration? Just because it looks like leather doesn't mean it has to taste like it. Instead, make your own delectable dried-out meats using nothing more than an oven.
If jerky, dried fruit, and dried vegetables aren't dietary staples for you, they should be. Enduring edibles are equally handy on camping trips, in an office, or on your couch in your underwear. For 20 years, the Ronco Food Dehydrator has been my personal jerky go-to. It would take a killer dehydrator to dethrone it.…
You may not have realized it, but today is the first inaugural National Jerky Day. And sure, it might be nothing more than a publicity stunt cooked up by Jack Links to sell more product, but we're ok with that. Because dammit, beef jerky deserves more recognition.
The thing with edible panties is that if I'm going to have to eat something that's been girding my partner's loins for the last half hour, I don't want it to taste like a warm Fruit Roll-Up. I want to chow down on something meatily delicious—like this pair of Brief Jerky.
Do you love dried meat products? Of course you do. Maybe not enough to eat a Beef-Potato Chip Chimera but definitely enough to squeeze your favorite cow-based meat-product through a food-safe caulk shooter like the Weston Original Jerky Gun. Carnivores, you're welcome.
Inventors: You can stop trying now. Your laptops cannot feed the world. Your smartphones are not crunchy AND meaty. The masterminds behind Cherkees have beaten you.