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SlantShack Jerky Research: Conducting Cross-Demographic Shelf-Life Studies

Over at the SlantShack, we’re obsessed with taste and quality. That’s why we cook jerky to order and try to deliver it to our customers as fresh as possible. At the same time, we are interested in discovering how long … Continue reading

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How to Make Beef Jerky at Home: Part 3 of 100 (Meat types)

This post goes back to the very first step of our initial post on making beef jerky at home (Part 1 of 100), which is buying beef. The thing is, you don’t even have to buy beef! Almost anything can … Continue reading

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How to Make Beef Jerky at Home: Part 2 of 100 (Marinade storage)

In our original post, we covered the homemade jerky process on a fairly high level. Here, we will delve a bit more deeply into step 5 of the original post. There are a surprising number of ways to effectively marinate … Continue reading

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How to Make Beef Jerky at Home: Part 1 of 100

This blog post is meant to be the first in a series that will show you the beauty and simplicity that is making beef jerky. We will take you from n00b (technical jerky-maker term) to master of your domain. In … Continue reading

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Terror of Jerky

Dear Dr. McGurk, I tried bringing jerky home for Thanksgiving and it was confiscated by the airport security. They claimed it a hazardous material. I’ve never heard of this. What gives? -Oh So Violated Dear Oh So Violated, Let’s get … Continue reading

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Panacea

Dear Dr. McGurk: I have trouble maintaining my composure in the pocket. Mind you, I’m no spring chicken, but my heart is in the right place. I left it all out there on the field. But there is some question … Continue reading

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What Would Bacchus Do?

Dear Dr. McGurk, I was enticed to your product by a friend of a friend of a friend of an acquaintance from a swinger’s party. There was something of a misunderstanding when I said I was looking for someone to … Continue reading

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liquids and such

Copyright Ron English Sebastian, Glad you wrote! Walking is currently my favorite form of transportation, so I feel a real kinship to you. However, your rudimentary understanding of the cow’s versatility is so immature that I’m rather shocked that you … Continue reading

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Addicted and Scared

Dear Dr. McGurk, I only have about four friends, and this weekend they all want to go camping. As the most arachnophobic, agoraphobic, and isopterophobic fellow of the gang, I made it my business to find out as much about … Continue reading

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