Posts By: Greta Weiner

Hitting a Slump? We Got This.

We’ve talked a lot on this blog about keeping healthy and how jerky can help.  Since it’s April, you might be hitting a slump in your workout and finding it hard to keep those New Year’s resolutions. Don’t quit now!  We’ve got some help for you. Is this what you look like driving to the… Read more »

How to Catch A Leprechaun

What do leprechauns have to do with beef jerky? We’ve got to be honest, we racked our brains trying to find a way to tie Saint Patrick’s Day in with beef jerky, and, well, we just couldn’t do it.  And I think you’ll thank us for NOT making our jerky green for the occassion! We… Read more »

Jerky Valentine Gift Guide

Chile pepper Valentine heart

This Valentine’s Day, give your beefcake some beef.   Seriously.  He takes you to a nice dinner, maybe chocolates and jewelry is involved and most definitely a card.   He might even hope to get lucky with a little purchase from Victoria’s Secret. And you only got him a card.  (Unless you also thanked him… Read more »

Keep Your Resolution with Jerky

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get healthy, lose weight, get toned?  Looking forward to a new regimen of boxing?  Weight lifting?  Or just getting back to the gym? Getting healthy doesn’t just mean working out and eating less, it’s eating healthy.  When you work out, you need carbohydrates and protein both before and after… Read more »

Christmas in New Mexico

Christmas in New Mexico Christmas in New Mexico could be a snowy white Christmas or a bright sunny day, but it’s always beautiful.  From traditional adobe homes decorated with luminarias to more modern stucco and twinkle lights the season is festive.  Families get together to share a meal – typically Abuelita’s tamales – and maybe… Read more »

How to Give Beef Jerky for the Holidays

I’m sure we all know a guy that loves, truly LOVES, beef jerky.  And of course you’re going to get him one of Jerky By Art’s famous Variety Packs for the holidays.   Of course.  But there are more reasons to give that you should consider. Family Coming in for Thanksgiving / Christmas Your sister… Read more »

Special Flavor: Orange Teriyaki

So popular, we’ve run out!!!!   Orange Teriyaki will be back in Santa Fe by Monday October 19th! Come in and try our new flavor:  Orange Teriyaki!  Where the East meets the Wild West! We’ve created this flavor in honor of our fourth store opening in Santa Fe.  The response has been so good, we’ve… Read more »

History of Jerky

Jerky Was Called Ch’arki Did you know that jerky was made by a South American tribe called the Quechua?  They were taking the meat from llamas and alpaca, cutting off the fat, cutting it into strips, rubbing salt in it and sun drying or smoking the meat.  They found it to be useful in preserving… Read more »

Welcome to BJB: Beef Jerky Blog

We can’t help it we think about beef, spices, and beef jerky, ALL THE TIME.   This page is currently under construction but you will see our blog posts on this page. We’ll share all kinds of things with you.  Like how we flavor our jerky, what flavor combinations are weird but for some reason… Read more »