Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Itsumo Ahi Tuna Jerky - Spiced

Itsumo Ahi Tuna JerkyItsumo Ahi Tuna Jerky is a brand we reviewed back in 2010 when it launched at the National Association of Convenience Stores Expo. Since then, the recipe has been tweaked a few times, warranting an revised review.

Itsumo is a Japanese word for "always", forming the basis of the brand's effort to always make tasty, healthy products. Itsumo's ahi tuna jerky is made from sashimi grade tuna, hand-line caught, using sustainable means to protect the ecosystem.

The brand further claims to be gluten-free, dairy-free, and minimally processed.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Lawless Jerky - Japanese Curry

lawless jerky
Lawless Jerky is a new brand of jerky created by Matthew Tolnick of Santa Monica, CA. During the day, he's a licensed attorney, driving fancy BMWs, wearing Armani suits, and taking clients out for shabu shabu. But when he's not chasing ambulances, he's perfecting recipes for marinated meats and fulfilling online orders.

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Lawless Jerky stepped up their game and is now made in a USDA inspected facility and distributing out to stores.

This Japanese Curry is Tolnick's first perfected flavor, and he often considers it his "Original" flavor. He describes it as "sweet from brown sugar, salty from traditional soy sauce, umami from a proprietary Japanese curry blend, and tender from Asian vinegar".

Jerky Jerks - Hawaiian Style Beef Jerky

jerky jerks
Jerky Jerks is a business owned by Tracy Hood, based out of Bakersfield, CA. It started up selling Jerky Hut brand snacks at trade shows and farmers markets across the USA. These days, Tracy has extended the Jerky Jerks brand to its very own line of jerky.

Jerky Jerks is made in a USDA inspected facility and uses no added MSG.

This Hawaiian Style variety is described by them as a family favorite, "Thin and tender slices of top sirloin steak marinated in our special blend of teriyaki, pineapple juice, honey & brown sugar for maximum flavor."

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Itsumo Ahi Tuna Jerky - Sweet

Itsumo Ahi Tuna JerkyItsumo Ahi Tuna Jerky is a brand we reviewed back in 2010 when it launched at the National Association of Convenience Stores Expo. Since then, the recipe has been tweaked a few times, warranting an revised review.

Itsumo is a Japanese word for "always", forming the basis of the brand's effort to always make tasty, healthy products. Itsumo's ahi tuna jerky is made from sashimi grade tuna, hand-line caught, using sustainable means to protect the ecosystem.

The brand further claims to be gluten-free, dairy-free, and minimally processed.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Crazy Horse Jerky - Chicken Mesquite Bar-B-Q

crazy horse chicken jerky

Crazy Horse Jerky has a new flavor out called, "Chicken Mesquite Bar-B-Q".

It's their real wood smoked chicken jerky with a barbecue sauce glaze and mesquite flavoring added. They claim it to have a "nice spicy, not too sweet flavor."

Crazy Horse Beef Jerky is a brand made by Dave & Cara Wenrich of Hellam, PA. They're jerky is based on an old family recipe that Dave got from his father, who handed it down from his father, and his father. It's smoked using maple, oak, and fruit woods.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Miernicki's Amazing Jerky

miernickis amazing jerky
Miernicki's Amazing Jerky is a new brand that launched earlier this year. It was started by Paul Miernicki, based out of Santee, CA.

Miernicki describes himself as a professional golfer who was tired of eating "jerky soaked in chemicals", and thus decided to create a better meat snack.

What makes his jerky unique is that it contains no soy sauce, no sugar, honey, molasses, or any other sweeteners, and that it goes through a special process to preserve the natural nutrients and flavors.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

People's Choice Beef Jerky - Sweet Chili Habanero

peoples choice beef jerky
People's Choice Beef Jerky has a new flavor, "Sweet Chili Habanero".

People's Choice Beef Jerky is a brand of Peoples Sausage Company, Inc. based out of Los Angeles, CA. It's a family-run business that's been around since 1929. See our previous reviews of their jerky.

This Sweet Chili Habanero is described by the company as "...a bright fruit sweetness, almost tropical, that slowly accompanies the savory spice blend and the natural meat flavor."

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Jerky Jerks - Peppered Teriyaki

jerky jerks
Jerky Jerks is a business owned by Tracy Hood, based out of Bakersfield, CA. It started up selling Jerky Hut brand snacks at trade shows and farmers markets across the USA. These days, Tracy has extended the Jerky Jerks brand to its very own line of jerky.

Jerky Jerks is made in a USDA inspected facility and uses no added MSG.

This Peppered Teriyaki variety is described by them as having, "...cut thin and tender. Marinated in our signature Teriyaki sauce and then rolled with our own Black Pepper blend of spices."

Friday, December 2, 2016

A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN: Introducing the Beef Jerky Candle

beef jerky candle
Give the gift of the People’s Choice Beef Jerky Candle this holiday season!

Peaty scotch, crackling logs, BBQ, beef jerky. These are a few of our favorite (smoky) things. It’s just not the holidays without the smell of a crackling wood fire. This season you can have that smoky, peppery smell anywhere with the People’s Choice Beef Jerky Candle, whether you’re sipping bourbon in your study or cooking up a gourmet meal in your kitchen.

This is the ULTIMATE gift for a beef jerky lover.

People’s Choice Beef Jerky has partnered with Wax & Wick to create the perfect man candle (mandle?). The man candle brings a hardy wooden wick, long lasting soy wax and the manly smell of beef jerky to the holidays. The beautiful 10-oz. black glass jar will bring 50-60 hours (3 hours per session) of delicious beef jerky smell to your man cave, tool shed, or study.

beef jerky candle
Finally a candle for a guy who likes working with tools, growing a beard and enjoying bourbon after a hard day's work. Forget ocean breeze, vanilla cupcake and potpourri. This is a candle that a man can get behind.

Order by 12/18/16 to guarantee 12/25/16 delivery!

Bring a smile to that special guy in your life with the delicious smell of the People’s Choice Beef Jerky Candle.

People’s Choice Beef Jerky has been handcrafting premium beef jerky for over 87 years and four generations in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Their heritage, tradition, and dedication to quality create a “best” jerky that appeals to those who appreciate products that are made with purpose.

beef jerky candle
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Monday, November 28, 2016

Lawless Jerky Cyber Monday Special


As a celebration of the season, Lawless Jerky is hosting a Cyber Monday Sale that allows you to gift a "Core Four" assortment ($29 value) to a friend or family member, FREE when you order $50+ at LawlessJerky.com.

Simply provide the name and address of your recipient on the Cart page before proceeding to Check Out. Click Add a note to your order to reveal the Special Instructions for the Seller box, which will provide the space you need.


See below for relevant Terms and Conditions.
Applies to orders placed between 12:01am PT Mon, Nov. 28 and 11:59pm PT Tues, Nov. 29.
Orders must equal to or greater than $50, not including Shipping cost.
Cannot be combined with other discounts, including % off, $ off, free shipping promo codes.
Core Four gift recipient must be located in the US or at a US Military Address.
Please direct queries about this promotion to info@lawlessjerky.com.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Crazy Horse Jerky - Cyber Monday Sale

crazy horse jerky

CYBER MONDAY SALE NOVEMBER 28th


These samplers make great stocking stuffers that everyone is sure to go crazy about. Give the gift of Crazy Good Jerky...

  • ½ Lb Samplers priced at $13.99
    2 ounces of each flavor of beef jerky
  • 1 LB Samplers priced at $26.99
    ¼ Lb of each flavor of beef jerky

Buy 5 pounds or more and receive a FREE Jerky Jar.  Free shipping on orders over $40.00. A flat rate of $2.00 for shipping on orders under $40.00.


Sale starts at 6:00 AM eastern time Monday morning and runs till 9:00 PM eastern time.


MILLION DOLLAR BACON!


crazy horse bacon
The best bacon you will ever try, or so we think.

Thick cut pieces of bacon smothered in a not too sweet and not too spicy blend of seasonings.


All quantities of our MILLION DOLLAR BACON is at a special price for CYBER MONDAY SALE...


  • 12 ounce- $ 25.00
  • 6 ounce- $ 12.50
  • 3 ounce- $6.25
Get the best of both Beef and Bacon from Crazy Horse Jerky!!!

Go to: http://www.crazyhorsejerky.com

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Jerky Dynasty - Everything 10% Off!

jerky dynasty
Jerky Dynasty is offering a 10% off discount code (CYBERJERKY) that's good between now and November 30, 2016.

Jerky Dynasty is the top online retailer of jerky, jerky sticks, and sausage, covering a wide variety of exotic meats too, including wild boar, caribou, alligator, bison, elk, and more. They even have "alcohol jerky", made with beer, tequila, whiskey, and wine, as well as a line of bacon jerky.

Meat snacks have increased in popularity due to their low fat content, natural ingredients, and high protein.

Go there now before you forget, and take of your holiday shopping early!

20 Pack of Jerky
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...remember the discount code "CYBERJERKY"

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Joe's Wicked Good Jerky - Sweet 'N Spicy

joes wicked good jerky
Joe's Wicked Good Beef Jerky is a brand owned by Joe's Wicked Good Jerky Corporation, based out of Redding, CA. It was started by the husband and wife duo of Joe Nixt and Traci Nixt, who launched the brand in October 2014.

At the time, Joe had been making his own jerky for over 20 years. He's shared it with friends and co-workers from his contracting business. When Traci lost her secretarial position, the couple decided to make a go at running a jerky company.

This "Sweet 'N Spicy" is described by the company as simply, "...a savory flavor with a sweetness and robust spicy kick that will knock your socks off".

Jerky Jerks - Whiskey BBQ Beef Jerky

jerky jerks
Jerky Jerks is a business owned by Tracy Hood, based out of Bakersfield, CA. It started up selling Jerky Hut brand snacks at trade shows and farmers markets across the USA. These days, Tracy has extended the Jerky Jerks brand to its very own line of jerky.

Jerky Jerks is made in a USDA inspected facility and uses no added MSG.

This Whiskey BBQ variety is described by them as having, "a touch of bourbon flavoring", giving this a, "a sweet and Unique, satisfying taste". They go on to say that this jerky is made from Prime Top Sirloin.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Dundalk Dan's Awesome Beef Jerky - Chesapeake

dundalk dans beef jerky
Dundalk Dan's Awesome Beef Jerky is a brand of Hard Working Foods, LLC based out of Baltimore, MD. It was started by Dan Dawes in 2013, the CEO of an Internet marketing firm with a passion for meat snacks.

Dundalk Dan's claims their jerky is made in small batches and hand trimmed, and then marinated for 3 days.

This "Chesapeake" variety is seasoned with J.O. Spice #1 Food Seasoning, a Maryland favorite on steamed crab. According to Dundalk Dan's, "This rates 3 out of 5 on the hot scale."

Monday, November 21, 2016

Crazy Horse Jerky - Cajun Chicken

crazy horse chicken jerky

Next up in the series on Crazy Horse Chicken Jerky is this Cajun flavor. See my review of their Original flavor.

Chicken jerky is quickly becoming a popular phenomenon, and seemingly one day may replace turkey as the favorite among poultry jerky. Chicken jerky had long been a popular form of dog treats, but recently it's been found that it has greater flavor satisfaction than turkey jerky, and is now in the realm of people treats.

Crazy Horse currently offers two varieties of chicken jerky, this Cajun flavor, and the Original I reviewed earlier.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Fat Yankee Jerky - Sweet & Spicy

fat yankee jerky
Fat Yankee Jerky is a new brand that launched in May 2016 by Keith Rainville and his wife Brenda. Both hailing from Rhode Island, they moved to Florida about 12 years ago. Keith wanted to start a new business, and decided to get into the meat snack industry after friends told him how awesome his homemade jerky is.

Fat Yankee Jerky uses hand trimmed, top round black angus beef, sliced thick. It's marinated in 6 pound batches for 48 hours, and hand tossed after 24.

This Sweet & Spicy is described by the company as, "...the right sweetness with a nice spicy cow kick at the end."

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Lawless Jerky - Pork BBQ Spare Rib

lawless jerky
The newest flavor from Lawless Jerky is this Pork BBQ Spare Rib. See our reviews of other Lawless Jerky flavors here.

Lawless Jerky is a new brand created by a licensed attorney named Matthew Tolnick of Santa Monica, CA. Making jerky started from his days in college when he and his fraternity friends needed sustenance through long evenings of studying. But today, Lawless Jerky has grown into a thriving business and Tolnick has moved full steam ahead with it, producing his jerky in a USDA inspected facility.

This Pork BBQ Spare Rib jerky is the first non-beef product from Lawless.

Hombre Beef Jerky

hombre beef jerky
Hombre Beef Jerky goes back to 1959 when Thomas Pyle founded the Pyle Meat Company in founded Pyle Meat Company in Eudora, KS, a small community nestled between Lawrence, KS and the KC Metro area. In 1982, Pyle added "Hombre Beef Jerky" to his product line up. When he retired in 2010, both the meat company and Hombre Beef Jerky went offline.

However in 2014, his son Joe and grandson Andrew relaunched the Hombre brand in the same area under the company name, Pyle Meat Products. The response has since been phenomenal. Hombre Beef Jerky now retails in over 500 outlets and looks to double that by 2017. Interestingly, the brand won Grand Champion Beef Jerky in 2015 & 2016 at the Kansas Meat Processors Association.

Hombre offers two varieties at this time, this "Premium Beef Jerky", and "Jerky Sticks", which we'll review later.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

4 Seasons Jerky - Jalapeno Spice

4 seasons jerky
4 Seasons Jerky is a new brand that hit the market last month. Launched by a guy named, "Thom", short for Thomas, the company is based out of Highland, CA. Thom is an avid outdoorsman, and is outside all year-round, hiking, boating, snowboarding, to name a few.

4 Seasons Jerky uses lean round or flank cuts of meat, marinated for 24 hours.

This Jalapeno Spice is described by the company simply as, "Green with spice and everything nice!"

Saturday, November 12, 2016

People's Choice Jerky - Orange Honey Teriyaki

peoples choice beef jerky
People's Choice Beef Jerky launched a new flavor, "Orange Honey Teriyaki".

People's Choice Beef Jerky is a brand of Peoples Sausage Company, Inc. based out of Los Angeles, CA. It's a family-run business that's been around since 1929. See our previous reviews of their jerky.

This Orange Honey Teriyaki is part of the company's "Tasting Kitchen" series, which is a line of jerky that mixes bold, eclectic ingredients, with the old fashioned style of making jerky. People's Choice says that this variety "...introduces a ping of sweetness and citrus from the honey and orange flavor... ...slowly brings through the more savory aspects of the Teriyaki sauce such as the spices and soy sauce. A subtle touch of ginger lingers in the mouth."

Friday, November 11, 2016

Fat Yankee Jerky - Cherry Smoke

fat yankee jerky
Fat Yankee Jerky is a new brand that launched in May 2016 by Keith Rainville and his wife Brenda. Both hailing from Rhode Island, they moved to Florida about 12 years ago. Keith wanted to start a new business, and decided to get into the meat snack industry after friends told him how awesome his homemade jerky is.

Fat Yankee Jerky uses hand trimmed, top round black angus beef, sliced thick. It's marinated in 6 pound batches for 48 hours, and hand tossed after 24.

This Cherry Smoke is described by the company as, "Delicious Taste of of rich cherry flavor with nice smokey finish! This is awesome on every level."

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Crouching Cow Beef Co. - Spicy

crouching cow beef co
Crouching Cow Beef Co. is a new brand that hit the markets this earlier this year. It was launched by guy named, "Erik" and his girlfriend Lia, based out of Everett, MA.

Lia's relatives hail from Laos, where they raised cows and produced dried beef for market. When they visited the USA, they would make small batches of this dried beef for Lia's family. The snack became a huge hit, and a business idea was born. Crouching Cow's beef jerky is made from eye of round with minimal spices and a crispy consistency.

This Spicy is described as being made similarly to the company's Original, but tossed in a mixture of chili oil and chili flakes.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Bounce Jerky - Holly's Homestyle

bounce jerky
Bounce Jerky is a new brand launched by Patrick Bounce and his partner and fiance Amber Czech, based out of Essex, MD. A few years ago Patrick decided to direct his 10 years of culinary work into making jerky. After finding success in selling through eBay, they decided to take things to the next level.

The brand uses grass-fed Black Angus eye of round raised on Amish farms in Pennsylvania. Meat is hand sliced, while the marinade uses natural products like locally harvested honey, kosher salt, and gluten-free soy sauce. Finally, the jerky is smoked over apple, cherry, or hickory wood chips.

Finally, each online order can be customized to the customer by making it more hot, or less hot.

This Holly's Homestyle is described as a sweet flavor, with no spice, named after one of the company's long time friends.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Pearson Ranch Summer Sausages

pearson ranch summer sausage
Pearson Ranch is a family owned ranch specializing beef cattle and exotic meats since 1959. In 2000, the ranch shifted operations to snack meats, primarily sausages and jerky.

Jerky Dynasty is now offering them online, and with Christmas coming up, we thought we'd feature them as ideas for stocking stuffers.

These summer sausages are all preservative free, with no nitrites, no MSG, and are gluten free.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Fat Yankee Jerky - Garlic

fat yankee jerky
Fat Yankee Jerky is a new brand that launched in May 2016 by Keith Rainville and his wife Brenda. Both hailing from Rhode Island, they moved to Florida about 12 years ago. Keith wanted to start a new business, and decided to get into the meat snack industry after friends told him how awesome his homemade jerky is.

Fat Yankee Jerky uses hand trimmed, top round black angus beef, sliced thick. It's marinated in 6 pound batches for 48 hours, and hand tossed after 24.

This Garlic is described by the company as, "Not even your Mamma will kiss ya! yeh its Garlic but at least you won't get bitten by a VAMP!"

Friday, November 4, 2016

Crouching Cow Beef Co. - Original

crouching cow beef co
Crouching Cow Beef Co. is a new brand that hit the markets this earlier this year. It was launched by guy named, "Erik" and his girlfriend Lia, based out of Everett, MA.

Lia's relatives hail from Laos, where they raised cows and produced dried beef for market. When they visited the USA, they would make small batches of this dried beef for Lia's family. The snack became a huge hit, and a business idea was born. Crouching Cow's beef jerky is made from eye of round with minimal spices and a crispy consistency.

This Original is simply described as being made using similar techniques that the ancient Lao used.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Lawless Jerky - Aloha Teriyaki

lawless jerky
Next in the series on Lawless Jerky is this Aloha Teriyaki beef jerky. See my previous review of their Japanese Curry beef jerky.

Lawless Jerky is a new brand created by a licensed attorney named Matthew Tolnick of Santa Monica, CA. Making jerky started from his days in college when he and his fraternity boys needed sustenance through long evenings of partyingstudying. But today, Lawless Jerky has grown into a thriving business and Tolnick has moved full steam ahead with it, producing his jerky in a USDA inspected facility.

This Aloha Teriyaki is described by Tolnick as the best of American and Japanese cuisines blended together, sweet from brown sugar and 100% pure Hawaiian pineapple juice, it's spiced with ginger, garlic, and onion, with some Asian inspired vinegar for tanginess.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Jerky by Art - Jalapeno Pepper

jerky by art
Jerky by Art was established by Arthur Sandoval in 2004, based out of Albuquerque, NM.

As an iron worker, Art started making carne seca (Mexican-style jerky) at home for his own pleasure. He would take some to work and sell it to co-workers. He was selling so much of it, that he bought more dehydrators. Before he knew it, he was producing jerky all day and night. And thus became, Jerky by Art.

This Jalapeno Pepper variety is described simply as a "spicy jerky".

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Palm Springs Beef Jerky - Garlic Cracked Pepper

palm springs beef jerky
Palm Springs Beef Jerky is a brand of Jerky Galore, based out of Palm Desert, CA. It recently launched earlier this year, and sells locally to outlets in the Palm Springs, CA area, and nationally through its website.

The brand uses USDA inspected American beef, marinated for 12-24 hours and slow cooked. They add no preservatives and claim their jerky is lower in sodium than most brands.

This "Garlic Cracked Pepper" is marketed as the company's signature flavor, describing it as a, "perfect balance of rich beef flavor, fragrant cracked pepper and perfect balance of garlic".

Thursday, October 27, 2016

4 Seasons Jerky - Lemon Pepper

4 seasons jerky
4 Seasons Jerky is a new brand that hit the market last month. Launched by a guy named, "Thom", short for Thomas, the company is based out of Highland, CA. Thom is an avid outdoorsman, and is outside all year-round, hiking, boating, snowboarding, to name a few.

4 Seasons Jerky uses lean round or flank cuts of meat, marinated for 24 hours.

This Lemon Pepper is described by the company as, "Combined with crushed black pepper and lemons, Lemon Pepper is a great choice who wants both a spicy and tangy taste. "

Friday, October 21, 2016

4 Seasons Jerky - Teriyaki Lime

4 seasons jerky
4 Seasons Jerky is a new brand that hit the market last month. Launched by a guy named, "Thom", short for Thomas, the company is based out of Highland, CA. Thom is an avid outdoorsman, and is outside all year-round, hiking, boating, snowboarding, to name a few.

4 Seasons Jerky uses lean round or flank cuts of meat, marinated for 24 hours.

This Teriyaki Lime is described by the company as, "...a splendid mix of Japanese teriyaki marination and citrus lime to give a delicious tangy sweet taste!"

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Bounce Jerky - Spicy Pineapple

bounce jerky
Bounce Jerky is a new brand launched by Patrick Bounce and his partner and fiance Amber Czech, based out of Essex, MD. A few years ago Patrick decided to direct his 10 years of culinary work into making jerky. After finding success in selling through eBay, they decided to take things to the next level.

The brand uses grass-fed Black Angus eye of round raised on Amish farms in Pennsylvania. Meat is hand sliced, while the marinade uses natural products like locally harvested honey, kosher salt, and gluten-free soy sauce. Finally, the jerky is smoked over apple, cherry, or hickory wood chips.

Finally, each online order can be customized to the customer by making it more hot, or less hot.

This Spicy Pineapple is said to be Bounce Jerky's best seller. It contains dehydrated pineapple chips.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

West Virginia Beef Jerky

west virginia beef jerky
West Virginia Beef Jerky is a brand started by Wayne and Patti Burdette of Alderson, WV back in 1996.

Recently, the couple teamed up with meat processor named Peerless Food Service to take their brand into the competitive business of gourmet jerky. Produced in small batches, hand packed and graded, West Virginia Beef Jerky is claimed to be nitrate-free.

The company describes their jerky as, "Cowboy jerky", and as, "only a Mountaineer can make beef jerky this good".

Monday, October 3, 2016

Grandpa's Beef Jerky - Cherry Chili

grandpas beef jerky
Grandpa's Beef Jerky is a brand started by Jacob Piercy, based out of Fishers, Indiana. Piercy remembers being a kid and watching his grandfather hanging deer meat for jerky. Eventually, his grandfather handed down the recipe and process.

Today, Piercy sells packages of Grandpa's Beef Jerky at farmers markets across Indiana and online too, allowing jerky fans across the USA to enjoy a family legacy.

This "Cherry Chili" is described as being made from, "Montmorency cherries and Thai chilies", and is marked as being, "Extra Hot".

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Ayoba-Yo - Biltong

ayoba-yo biltong
Ayoba-Yo is a brand of biltong and droëwors owned by Ayoba-Yo USA, based out of Oakton, VA. The brand got started in 2013.

Co-founded by Wian van Blommestein, Ayoba-Yo is a family run business that focuses on South African-style meat snacks. Made in a USDA-inspected facility, the company's biltong and droëwors is made from top round and spiced with an old family recipe. It's free of artificial ingredients and preservatives.

Ayoba-Yo describes their brand of biltong as being gluten-free, and, "...a tender piece of beef with a naturally explosive flavor."

Monday, September 26, 2016

Back to School, Back to Football + Back to Jerky

It’s that time of year again: Back to School and Back to Football – both excellent reasons to stock up on jerky to study, spectate, or raise your game. Below are some suggestions for enjoying jerky this Fall brought to you by the good people at Lawless Jerky:

1. 1. In class, stow your jerky in a hollowed copy of Tolstoy’s War & Peace. You’re going to want the extra space for more jerky storage.


2. While you’re watching the big game (or binge-watching the Real Housewives), make your jerky last longer by incorporating into Loaded Nachos. See the recipe below.


3. As the weather gets colder, you’re going to need a hand warmer on the gridiron. Bring it out early as a handy storage device for your Lawless Jerky.


What better way to take advantage of these tips than at 20% off? Use coupon code "BackToJerky" at LawlessJerky.com to save. This Fall, Stay Lawless!

Grandpa's Beef Jerky - Original Jalapeno

grandpas beef jerky
Grandpa's Beef Jerky is a brand started by Jacob Piercy, based out of Fishers, Indiana. Piercy remembers being a kid and watching his grandfather hanging deer meat for jerky. Eventually, his grandfather handed down the recipe and process.

Today, Piercy sells packages of Grandpa's Beef Jerky at farmers markets across Indiana and online too, allowing jerky fans across the USA to enjoy a family legacy.

This "Original Jalapeno" is described as, "Garden fresh jalapeños add flavor and heat to Grandpa’s original hickory-smoked flavor." It's also marked as, "Hot".

Monday, September 19, 2016

Grandpa's Beef Jerky - Original Cajun

grandpas beef jerky
Grandpa's Beef Jerky is a brand started by Jacob Piercy, based out of Fishers, Indiana. Piercy remembers being a kid and watching his grandfather hanging deer meat for jerky. Eventually, his grandfather handed down the recipe and process.

Today, Piercy sells packages of Grandpa's Beef Jerky at farmers markets across Indiana and online too, allowing jerky fans across the USA to enjoy a family legacy.

This "Original Cajun" is described as tasting, "...as though it's straight from the Bayou.", and is marked as, "Medium".

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jerky Dynasty - Black Pepper

jerky dynasty
Jerky Dynasty is a brand started by Chris Miller. It actually started a few years ago as an online retailer of jerky, offering brands like Lawless Jerky, Jeff's Famous Jerky, and others. Recently, the company launched its own line of jerky aptly named, "Jerky Dynasty".

According to Chris, Jerky Dynasty is "old fashioned", clarifying that it's hand cut, hung in a smoke house, with no liquid smoke.

This Black Pepper variety is described by the company simply as, "mouth-watering good".

Monday, September 12, 2016

Grandpa's Beef Jerky - Sweet Teriyaki

grandpas beef jerky
Grandpa's Beef Jerky is a brand started by Jacob Piercy, based out of Fishers, Indiana. Piercy remembers being a kid and watching his grandfather hanging deer meat for jerky. Eventually, his grandfather handed down the recipe and process.

Today, Piercy sells packages of Grandpa's Beef Jerky at farmers markets across Indiana and online too, allowing jerky fans across the USA to enjoy a family legacy.

This "Sweet Teriyaki" is described as, "...smoky, salty and sweet in the best way", and is marked as, "Mild".

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Jerky Dynasty - Original

jerky dynasty
Jerky Dynasty is a brand started by Chris Miller. It actually started a few years ago as an online retailer of jerky, offering brands like Lawless Jerky, Jeff's Famous Jerky, and others. Recently, the company launched its own line of jerky aptly named, "Jerky Dynasty".

According to Chris, Jerky Dynasty is "old fashioned", clarifying that it's hand cut, hung in a smoke house, with no liquid smoke.

This Original variety is described simply as, "mouth-watering good and as authentic as it gets."

Monday, September 5, 2016

Grandpa's Beef Jerky - Original Hickory

grandpas beef jerky
Grandpa's Beef Jerky is a brand started by Jacob Piercy, based out of Fishers, Indiana. Piercy remembers being a kid and watching his grandfather hanging deer meat for jerky. Eventually, his grandfather handed down the recipe and process.

Today, Piercy sells packages of Grandpa's Beef Jerky at farmers markets across Indiana and online too, allowing jerky fans across the USA to enjoy a family legacy.

This "Original Hickory" is said to be Grandpa's most requested variety, and is made from top-round-steak. It's marked with a heat-rating of "Medium".

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Two Brothers Jerky - Sweet Ginger Teriyaki

two brothers jerky
We reviewed Two Brothers Jerky a couple years ago, but they're back with a new recipe.

The brand is the collaborative effort of two brothers separated at birth, Paul Brock and Eddie Wales. After growing up never knowing about the other, they one discovered they each had a brother. After they reunited, they took a trip out to a lake and realized they both loved beef jerky, and both had this crazy entrepreneurial spirit. Thus, Two Brothers Jerky was born. Now based out of both Durham, NC and Columbia, SC, Two Brothers Jerky features North Carolina grass fed, grass-finished beef, and made with no nitrates.

This "Sweet Ginger Teriyaki" is described as, "sweet and tangy", and claims to have, "the whole family clamoring for more", being made with fresh ginger as the star ingredient, along with brown sugar and soy.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jeff's Famous Jerky - Korean Barbeque

jeffs famous jerky
Jeff's Famous Jerky has a new beef jerky variety out called, "Korean Barbeque". It also comes in their new packaging and branding. Read our previous reviews of Jeff's Famous Jerky.

Jeff's Famous Jerky officially opened for business in 2010 and is owned and operated by Jeff's Famous Foods, Inc., led by founder Jeff Richards and CFO Mike Aggarwal, out of Mission Viejo, CA. The company offers numerous flavors of jerky, all hormone-free, American beef (or bacon), without added MSG or preservatives.

This Korean Barbecue is stamped, "Sweet & Smoky", and described as having the, "distinctive taste of Korean Barbeque", made with fresh garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, black pepper, and natural smoke.