Best store bought Jerky- asking for a friend

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Best store bought Jerky- asking for a friend

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Post by philip964 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:02 pm

Available in Houston area.

Got a friend on the Keto diet. I want to get him good beef jerky.

I’ve heard Buckies jerky is pretty good.

Any suggestions?


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Post by Tex1961 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:10 pm

Honestly the best is our homemade jerky. Academy sells really great marinade. (We like the dr. Pepper) Slice your meat, soak overnight and then either smoke or just put in the oven to dehydrate. But yes, buckey makes some really good stuff.
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Post by Keith B » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:30 pm

Buc-ee’s Mesquite Peppered is my favorite.
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Post by TreyHouston » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:52 pm

Too much sodium and Artificial preservatives in Buc ee’s beef jerky
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Post by carlson1 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:00 am

I like Robertson’s. Th e hard keto folks swear Dukes Original. It can be found at most Sam’s, Costco, and I believe I have seen it in WalMart.
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Post by kayt00 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:09 am

+1 for bucees.

The lemon pepper or bohemian garlic is our go to. They have a venison sausage as well that's pretty good. Plenty of flavors to choose from and if you go to the bulk jerky counter you can try it before you buy it.
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Post by Jago668 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:52 am

I can't speak to the health (sodium/preservatives) but Bucees and Old Trapper are my two favorites.
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Post by RPBrown » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:14 am

Rudolph's Meat Market in Dallas has the best. It's a little pricey but well worth it
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Post by mrvmax » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:16 am

Belleville Meat Market ha some great jerky but it is not cheap (of course no good rekey is).


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Post by philip964 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:33 am

carlson1 wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:00 am
I like Robertson’s. Th e hard keto folks swear Dukes Original. It can be found at most Sam’s, Costco, and I believe I have seen it in WalMart.
Buc-ee's would require a drive. Walmart near me. I will certainly check this out. May still go to Buc-ee's, no idea there were flavors.


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Post by NotRPB » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:36 am

I bought this one time, IIRC, was pretty good, don't ask what kind of roadkill beef it is ...
I can't find sailrabbit jerky, those flat roadside rabbits are already thin enough to use as frisbees make good jerky I bet.
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:16 am

Hard Times beef jerky sold in a lot of stores and gas stations, is pure beef, no sugars added, etc. it’s one of my two favorite jerkies. I like my jerky real dry .... none of that sugar-infested glop sold by the big names.
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Post by WildBill » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:28 am

There is a relatively new store that I have seen in League City [Houston area] called Beef Jerky Outlet.
I haven't been there yet. They have a website. They seem to have a very wide selection, but I don't see any prices listed.
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Post by Daddio-on-patio » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:40 am

Definitely check the ingredients. Sugar is a main ingredient in many beer jerky offerings.
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Post by philip964 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:50 am

Daddio-on-patio wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:40 am
Definitely check the ingredients. Sugar is a main ingredient in many beer jerky offerings.
Sugar. That is a no no for Keto!

Hard times, no sugar, got it.


Thanks for the tips.

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