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Chuckwagon Beans

Chuckwagon Beans
Comments : 6 Posted in : Chuckwagon Chow on by : Michael Marsha
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Chuckwagon Beans A cowboy’s life was much less glamorous then what’s portrayed in the movies and on television.  The work was difficult and monotonous. Depending on the season, cowboys worked in blistering heat or bitter cold.  Their diet varied little from meal to meal. It mainly consisted of beans, salted meat, coffee and biscuits.  During
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Fruit Cobbler

Fruit Cobbler
Comments : 16 Posted in : Chuckwagon Chow on by : Michael Marsha
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Fruit Cobbler Fruit cobblers were a favorite among the chuckwagon cooks. They usually had to improvise while out on the trail. Most times they didn’t have all the ingredients, so they would improvise.  The chuckwagon cooks always carried an array of spices that they kept under lock and key. Most spices were quite hard to
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Buffalo Stew

Buffalo Stew
Posted in : Chuckwagon Chow on by : Michael Marsha
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Buffalo Stew This recipe for Buffalo Stew is funny. I think you all will get a kick out of it.  But first, here are some rules for the Chuckwagon: No one eats until Cookie calls When Cookie calls, everyone comes a runnin’Hungry cowboys wait for no man.  They fill their plates, fill their bellies, and
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Date Bars

Date Bars
Posted in : 1950's Desserts on by : Michael Marsha
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Date Bars I can remember having these when I was a kid. But, I don’t remember if my Mom made them or my Grandma.  I do remember that I loved them!   I couldn’t find too much in the way of history about these. Most believe that they came over to Canada from Scotland.   Some recipes call
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