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Shop, Snack, Repeat

Hello Friends, Now snacking is a pastime to which I've devoted much of my life's work, so you can imagine it's of high importance to me. Unfortunately not everyone feels the same way. I can't tell ...
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Enjoy Your Weekend

Hello Friends, I hope you all are enjoying this glorious three-day weekend. Time off is a precious commodity in this busy world and sometimes it's hard to convince oneself that it is okay to unwind...
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Beauty is Skin Deep

Hello Friends, Though it's often of profound embarrassment to this Old Trapper, my fans often enquire as to how I've managed to preserve my fine facial features over these many decades. In fact, I ...
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Are you New to Barbecue?

Hello Friends, I was recently contacted via the Old Trapper Tweeter page by someone calling themselves @TheDWrek. Now I cannot be certain if this was their real name or some manner of fanciful digi...
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Jerky Stash: Protect Your Snacks

Hello Friends, Followers of these electronic missives are certainly familiar with my strong stance on beef jerky thievery, as I've spoken out against this scourge here and here. Unfortunately, as t...
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Tax Day is Trapper Day

It's Our Patriotic Duty Friends, it's Tax Day and as you're making out that check to dear Uncle Sam, consider tossing in a little something extra for the good folks at the IRS who are working so ha...
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The Final Four Smoked Snacks

Download and complete your own #Meat16 bracket here for your chance to win free jerky! Hello Friends, Last week in this here blog space, I presented a method of narrowing one's options in the face ...
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The Meat 16 Bracket is Here

Download and complete your own Meat 16 bracket here for your chance to win free jerky! Hello Friends, I know it can be a mighty difficult task deciding what style of Old Trapper smoked meat to eat ...
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Old Trapper Twitter is the Best

Hello Friends, I know many of you have been following my riveting story over the last few years, but for those who haven't, here's a quick recap: I'm an Old Trapper who's lived a looooooooong life ...