If you're going on a trek or backpacking trip into the wilderness, beef jerky is a good thing to have on hand. (Heck, if you just want a great snack, you can't go wrong with jerky either). For fans of this treat, you can save some money and eat better at the same time with this awesome homemade recipe! Forget expensive store bought brands and make superior jerky yourself.

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