RealSticks: Vermont's Answer to the Slim Jim
Some people never really feel at ease eating meat stick products, which I like to call "vague meats." Obviously, it can be very hard to enjoy the taste of something while wanting to know — and simultaneously not wanting to know — what exactly is entering our bodies. But eating a meat stick doesn't have to feel like letting in a Trojan Horse. In addition to satisfying your inner carnivore, Vermont Smoke and Cure’s RealSticks come with that soothing, bucolic, tie-dyed (but not artificially) reputation of all-natural Vermont.
Made using traditional meat-making methods non-reliant on MSG, dairy, or any artificial anything, these paleo-friendly sticks begin with actual beef from Maine and pork from Quebec — they even name the farms (but hopefully not the cows) on their website. Then come the spices. The secret? Actual spices like peppercorns and molasses. Rocket science, this is.