What is Jerky Homemade?

What is Jerky Homemade all about? Well,… making homemade jerky, of course. That may be obvious, but let’s get cooking.

Homemade jerky takes some dedication and time, which is not something you often find in our “microwave world.” Everyone wants quick and easy, instantaneous, microwave everything, yet the rewards of making jerky at home are worthwhile.

You will find continually growing content on how to make jerky at home using various methods and equipment. You will see recipes for making jerky from a variety of animals or types of meat, such as:

  • Beef
  • Venison
  • Elk
  • Antelope
  • Buffalo
  • Moose
  • Pork
  • Wild Boar
  • Turkey
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • And Many Others
Cowboy rancher headshot, cartoon drawn for Jerky Homemade and My Jerky Shop.
“Homemade Jerky tastes so good!”

    The recipes will show you how to make regular, basic beef jerky, then on to sweet, fruity, savory, hot, extra-hot, and unique seasonings to delight your senses in various delicious flavors.

    Speaking of recipes, you will find recipes on many of the pages throughout this website. For example, the page labeled Tasty Venison tells you what venison is (hint: it’s not just deer), along with some pictures, but it also has four recipes for venison jerky.

    You’ll find many articles on the different methods of making homemade jerky. Starting with what you have at home, like using your oven, and straightforward solutions like a dehydrator – there are many types of dehydrators on the market, sun drying, smoking – there are also various smoking methods, and so on.

    So, no matter what you are looking for in relation to creating your own jerky at home, I hope you will find the information here. This site is a work of love in action, meaning you will find new content added to this site continually.

    I also want to hear from you. If you have any questions or an idea you would like to explore and learn more about, we have a place for you to ask those questions and send comments to me.

    If you are interested, you can learn more about me and why I started JerkyHomade.com on the About Page.

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    Tasty Venison – Deer, Elk, and other animals whose meat is called venison. Check it out…