The Cowgirl's Cookbook: Recipes for Your Home on the Range

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I want to be a real cowboy girl
and wear all the buckles and ...

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Overview

I want to be a real cowboy girl
and wear all the buckles and straps
and know how it feels to wear spurs on your heels
then strut around in my chaps.
 
I want to tote a six-shooter too.
wear a belt that is four inches wide
then ride like the deuce on a buckskin cayuse
with a cowboy I love at my side.
  —C. Prentis Forrester
 
Cowgirl, make a meal at a gallop and make it look easy!
 
Take a dash of western myth, a sprinkle of vintage photographs, and a dollop of tall tales, simmer with a delicious selection of western recipes, and, voila—The Cowgirl’s Cookbook. From Cow Punchers Punch to June’s Ranch Beans, Cackleberries on Toast to Cowgirl Crude Salsa, Fit for a Queen Green Chili Soup to Texas Two-Step Blackberry Dumplings, these hearty fixins will feed a city girl’s fantasy as well as a country boy’s belly.
 
Whether home is on the prairie or you’ve got Big Sky dreams, it’s time to rustle up your inner cowgirl and hit the range. These recipes ain’t just for trail drives no more!
 

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"When a cowgirl dies and goes to Heaven, she does not get a halo. Instead, she gets a big, silver belt buckle."
—from the Introduction
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762745128
  • Publisher: TwoDot
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 964,987
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jill Stanford's lifelong ambition has been to be a cowgirl—but not just any cowgirl. She aspires to be Dale Evans, not a hair out of place, make up perfect, and song in her heart. And she aspires to be Fanny Sperry Steel, bronc riding champ of the early 20th century. She lives and writes in Sisters, Oregon.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Beverages

            Prairie Roses’ Desert Rose

            Sangria

            Cow Punchers Punch

            Margaritas Not Here

            Watermelon Ice

Breads

            Cowgirl’s Cornbread

            Buttermilk Honey Biscuits

            Annie Oatley Bread

            Chuckwagon Doughnuts

            Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

            Saddle Bag Crackers

Fish and Chicken

            Metolius River Salmon Loaf

            Steam-side Brook Trout

            The Bunk House Favorite Tuna-Egg Casserole

            Autumn Ride Chicken

Hens Arms

Beer Baked Chicken

Meats

            Rocky Mountain Oysters

Steak and Beans

Emergency Steak

Cajun Meatloaf

Mock Fillet Mignon—Venison Back

Whiskey Lamb

Red-Eye Gravy N’ Ham

Ranch House Style Port Chops

Scrapple

Main Dishes

            Tad’s Special

            June’s Ranch Beans

            Black Bean Chili

            Joan’s Chilies Rellenos

            Rimrock Tomato Mac and Cheese

            Cackleberries on Toast

            After Easter Casserole

Salads and Vegetables

            Lemon Lariat Apple Ring

            Rio Brazos Salad

            Cowgirl’s Coleslaw

            Sharie’s Sauerkraut Salad

            Tamarack Baked Carrots

            Kentucky Corn Pudding

Santa Fe Vegetables

Soups and Stews

            High Desert Potato and Bacon Soup

            Kate’s Chicken and White Bean Soup

            Fit for a Queen Green Chili Soup

            Beef Stew. Period.

            Branding Stew

            Monday Night Stew Pie

Relishes, Salsas, Sauces, and Ketchups

            Green Tomato Relish

            Cowgirl Crude Salsa

            Fruity Salsa

            Out of Your Garden Tomato Ketchup

            Keepin’ It Simple Bar-B-Que Sauce

Desserts and Sweets

            Tamarack Tea Cakes

            Leather Cookies

            Liz’s Crummy Coffee Cake

            Mustang Chocolate Cake

            Raw Apple Cake

            Texas Two-Step Blackberry Dumplings           

            Kickin’ apple Pie Enchiladas

Boiled Puddin’

Maple Flavored Gingerbread

Cowgirl Fudge

Fancy Mints

Goober Candies

Jams and Jellies

            Bertha Blancetts Quince Jelly

            Oregon Grape Jelly

            Rose Petal Jelly

Camping Out

            Real Cowgirl’s Granola

            Campfire Coffee

            Campfire Dutch Chicken

            Making a Cardboard Oven

            Kathy’s Orange-Cranberry Muffins

Index

Author Notes and Resources

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