Cowgirls in the Kitchen

Recipes, Tales, and Tips for a Home on the Range

Book Description

From the Barrel Racer cocktail (whiskey and powdered doughnuts) to slow-cooker stews and casseroles perfect for feeding the crowd on branding days to cast-iron recipes perfect for a pack trip into the mountains, Cowgirls in the Kitchen includes all the recipes that the modern cowgirl needs to keep her crew fed and her family happy. Combines the best of cowgirl myths, nostalgia, and legends with useable, delicious, and fun recipes for use at home or on the trail, this book celebrates the romance of the American cowgirl from the late nineteenth century to today, through historic photographs and modern, western-themed recipes that will appeal to cowboys, as well.

About Stanford, Jill

Jill Charlotte Stanford is the author of “The Cowgirls’ Cookbook,” “You Might Be A Cowgirl if. . .”,“Keep Cookin’ Cowgirl” and “She Speaks To Me: Western Women’s View of the West Through Poetry and Song.” Jill lives and writes in Sisters, Oregon. Researching and speaking to groups about the old-time cowgirls is what she loves best.

Robin Stanford Johnson was given a toy stove powered by a light bulb when she was little and has not looked back. She attended Lane Community College's Culinary Arts Program and then became an instructor in the program. Robin now lives and cooks in Portland, Oregon, with her husband Jim, who has enjoyed a good many of the recipes in this book.