The Complete Book of Jerky

How to Process, Prepare, and Dry Beef, Venison, Turkey, Fish, and More

The Complete Book of Jerky

Recipes and tips on turning meat, fish, and soy-based foods into jerky and using a food dehydrator, the oven, or even an open fire to make it.

Jerky

The Complete Guide to Making It

Jerky

Don’t pay a fortune for jerky at the convenience store—make it yourself with dozens of jerky recipes! If you buy a lot of beef jerky, if you hunt, fish, or hike, or if you’re just looking for a healthy low-fat snack, this book is for you. Gourmet dehydrated meat is the most popular meat snack today. It’s low in fat and calories and high in protein, making it a favorite among hikers, hunters, bikers, skiers, and those on the go. Make beef jerky, venison jerky, and much more—all without preservatives with names you can’t pronounce. In this DIY guide to making your own jerky in an oven, smoker, or food dehydrator with beef, venison, poultry, fish, or even soy protein—ground or in strips—you’ll learn the basics for concocting a simple teriyaki marinade as well as easy gourmet recipes for such exotic jerky delights as Bloody Mary, chicken tandoori, mole, Cajun, and honeyed salmon jerky. Discover the subtleties of cooking with jerky to make everything from slaw, hash, and backpacker goulash to cake and ice cream. This book is more than just instructions and recipes. Author Mary T. Bell makes sure to address safety concerns about dried meat. For a broader understanding, she has included a history of jerky. The jerkies and recipes for using them were taste-tested by family, restaurant staff, friends, and show audiences. So pick up a copy of Jerky now to create your own great-tasting meat snacks! Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The Complete Jerky Book

How to Dry, Cure, and Preserve

The Complete Jerky Book

As more and more self-sufficiency methods rise out of today’s waning economy and growing green movement, so does jerky. Jerky is one of the oldest forms of food preservation, and, these days, a very popular hobby for the hunting enthusiast and a great way of using game meats. Award-winning outdoor writer and photographer Monte Burch brings readers this pocket-sized guide to making one of the most popular, convenient, and protein-rich foods. The Complete Jerky Book includes complete instructions on how to prepare jerky the good old-fashioned way as well as how to make it using the latest equipment. Delicious recipes for a wide variety of meats include: Venison Turkey Goose Beef And even fish! This book includes everything from how the Native Americans preserved their meat to the foolproof, easy-does-it purchased jerky seasoning mixes and new products of today.

The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

The Complete Guide to Drying Food, Plus 398 Recipes, Including Making Jerky, Fruit Leather & Just-Add-Water Meals

The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

The dehydrator is an incredibly useful tool for long-term food storage and making the most of your garden harvest.

The Ultimate Guide to Butchering, Smoking, Curing, Sausage, and Jerky Making

The Ultimate Guide to Butchering, Smoking, Curing, Sausage, and Jerky Making

Trust The Ultimate Guide to Butchering, Smoking, Curing, Sausage, and Jerky Making to ensure you get the most out of your beef, pork, venison, lamb, poultry, and goat. Absolutely everything you need to know about how to dress and preserve meat is right here. From slaughtering, to processing, to preserving in ways like smoking, salting, and making jerky, author Philip Hasheider teaches it all in step-by-step instructions and illustrations,which guide you through the entire process: how to properly secure the animal and then safely and humanely transforming the meat into future meals for your family. Along the way, you’ll learn about different cuts of meat and learn how to process them into different products, like sausages and jerky. With The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making, you will quickly learn: How to make the best primal and retail cuts from an animal How to field dress the most popular wild game Why cleanliness and sanitation are of prime importance for home processing What tools, equipment, and supplies are needed for home butchering How to safely handle live animals before slaughter Important safety practices to avoid injuries About the changes meat goes through during processing Why temperature and time are important factors in meat processing How to properly dispose of unwanted parts The details of animal anatomy The best meals are the ones you make yourself, why not extend this sentiment all the way to the meat itself?

Just Jerky

The Complete Guide to Making It

Just Jerky


The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home

Everything You Need to Know about Preparing, Storing, and Consuming Dried Foods

The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home

Food dehydration is not just for prunes and raisins any more; A recent study in the United States revealed that the dried and dehydrated food industry made more than $6 billion in revenue in 2009 alone. Thanks to advances in technology, dehydrating foods at home has become easier than ever, allowing you to lock in food's nutritional value while eliminating the water content that causes foods to grow bacteria and mold. Drying foods also gives you a source of raw, nutrient-rich food that is easily available and requires no additional preparation.The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home provides you with all the information necessary for drying fruits, vegetables, meats, herbs, grains, and even dairy products. This book will provide you with instructions on how to dry foods using a food dehydrator and will also offer you simpler alternatives for how to dehydrate foods using an oven, microwave, or even the sun. You will learn what equipment you need to get started and how to properly store your food to ensure optimal freshness. This book also provides you with recipes for any meal of the day, whether you are looking for an easy breakfast alternative or a quick soup you can prepare for lunch. You will even learn how to prepare foods for young children and pets. Drying your foods will not only provide you with time-saving option for ways to prepare your meals, it will also allow you to reduce the amount of food you throw out each month. Researchers at the University of Arizona found that the average family wastes 14 percent of their food purchases; learning how to dehydrate and store dry foods can ensure the money you spend on groceries will not be thrown out with the trash.We have spent hundreds of hours interviewing dozens of experts who will provide you with all the information you need to start dehydrating your foods. We've spoken with nutritionists and busy parents who advocate drying foods as a way to save time and still prepare healthy meals. This book is filled with delicious recipes and practical tips to help you and your family enjoy the economic and health benefits that dehydrated foods offer. Whether you are looking for money-saving dinner options or a quick recipe for a high-protein trail mix, The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home offers you all the information you need to start cooking and eating smarter.

The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making

How to Harvest Your Livestock and Wild Game - Revised and Expanded Edition

The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making

Trust The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making to ensure you get the most out of your beef, venison, pork, lamb, poultry, and goat. Everything you need to know about how to dress and preserve meat is right here. From slaughtering, to processing, to preserving in ways like smoking and salting, author Philip Hasheider teaches it all. Detailed step-by-step instructions and illustrations guide you through the entire process: you’ll see how to properly secure the animal, and get right into safely and humanely transforming the meat to a feast for the family. You’ll get to know different cuts of meat and see how to process it into different products, like sausages and jerky. With The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making, you will quickly learn: How to make the best primal and retail cuts from an animal How to field dress wild game Why cleanliness and sanitation are of prime importance for home processing What tools, equipment, and supplies are needed for home butchering How to safely handle live animals before slaughter Important safely practices to avoid injuries About the changes meat goes through during processing Why temperature and time are important factors in meat processing How to properly dispose of unwanted parts The details of animal anatomy The best meals are the ones you make yourself, why not extend this sentiment all the way to the meat itself?

Sausage and Jerky Makers' Bible

The Home Processor's Complete Guide to Charcuterie

Sausage and Jerky Makers' Bible

There are 544 pages of expert meat curing info that instruct the reader how to make delicious sausage and jerky on the first try. A total of 229 meat curing recipes including dry and semi-dry cure sausage, smoked and cooked sausage, cooked sausage, fresh sausage, whole-muscle jerky, sticky jerky, ground jerky, dried deer sticks, salami Genoa, salami soppressata, corned beef, beef brisket bacon, honey-cured bacon, capicola, pastrami, picnic ham, smoked turkey, chopped and formed bacon, venison Bresaola and so much more. Features both Fahrenheit and Metric measurements throughout. Hundreds of 4-color images, perfect-sewn soft cover, lay-flat binding.

The Complete Book of Home Canning

The Complete Book of Home Canning

The ultimate, authortative guide to home canning, direct from the US Government! Home canning has changed greatly in the 180 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Scientists have found ways to produce safer, higher quality products. The Complete Book of Home Canning is a comprehensive guide to canning put out by the United States Department of Agriculture. The first part of the book explains the scientific principles on which canning techniques are based, discusses canning equipment, and describes the proper use of jars and lids. It describes basic canning ingredients and procedures and how to use them to achieve safe, high-quality canned products. Finally, it helps you decide whether or not and how much to can. The second part is a series of canning guides for specific foods: fruit; tomatoes; vegetables; poultry, red meat, and seafood; fermented foods and vegetables; and jams and jellies. contains many new research-based recommendations for canning safer and better quality food at home. The Complete Book of Home Canning an invaluable resource book for persons who are canning food for the first time. Experienced canners will find updated information to help them improve their canning practices. This latest Skyhorse Publishing edition features practical full-color illustrations as well has full-color photos showing the ingredients and techniques described. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.