My Son Wants to Jerky the Turkey

A few months ago when we were preparing turkey for the holiday season, my son, who has taken up an interest in healthy food and cooking, considered experimenting with turkey jerky. It’s a great alternative to beef and would be interesting to try.

Curious, I went looking around for turkey jerky recipes. None of the three listed below require fancy dehydrators.

1. Turkey jerky made with sriracha chili sauce — probably one my son would try, since he’s a sriracha lover:

How to Make Turkey Jerky (recipe by Macheesmo, on

There’s also an Oven Beef Jerky recipe on this site.

2. Turkey jerky made with fresh ground black pepper:

Turkey Jerky (on

3. Turkey jerkysuper simple and pure.

How to Make Turkey Jerky (That’s Super Easy and Tastes Like Thanksgiving)
(on Mark’s Daily Apple,

There are many variations of turkey jerky recipes available online that use different spices and seasonings. If you should happen to try making turkey jerky before we do, drop me a comment on how it turned out!

And, of course, if the 18-year-old gourmet chef in this household makes the attempt, I will write another blog post.

About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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2 Responses to My Son Wants to Jerky the Turkey

  1. danawayne423 says:

    Well…..maybe it will taste better than regular jerky 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Pingback: June 2017 Roundup: Health, Cooking, and Gardening | Beyond the Precipice

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