Category Archives: Chuck Wagon Corner

This is where you can read posts from Splatterdab since he is the chapter wagon master. These posts are related to the history, culture, and other musings abut the 19th century chuck wagons used during the time of the great cattle drives.

Cowboy Beans

This isn’t your normal recipe. We had a hard time with Splatterdab on this one because he was getting cranky and we couldn’t get the line-by-line ingredient list and¬†separate¬†instructions. Seems that ‘Ol Splatterdab had his fill of us lingering around … Continue reading

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Drinking Water – Usage of Charcoal and Ash

I think I’ve figured out this web browsing business and after dodging all the nonsense I came upon a blog belonging to Roger Edison, a chuck wagon cook from down San Antonio way. This blog article came from his camp … Continue reading

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Cure for a Hard Day on the Trail

Cure for a Hard Day on the Trail It was a hard day for sure and for certain those cows were scattered in every direction. No words were spoken as they came into camp and ‘ol Coussie could see they … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Chuck Wagon Etiquette

Thoughts on Chuck Wagon Camp Etiquette (Not in any particular order) Back East sniffin’ food might be regarded in the same light as tasting it. A cowboy takes a good whiff of his plate as a matter of precaution. Splatterdab … Continue reading

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Splatterdab’s Overnight Sourdough Starter

An Ol’ Sourdough Talks about Sourdough First, you need to know to always take care of your sourdough. It requires care and feeding. The Ol’ coussies were known to even tuck their sourdough in their bed role with themselves at … Continue reading

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