Round-up Stew

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Rich and hearty, this round-up stew would be the perfect way to top off a long day in the saddle, rounding up cattle. But it also makes a perfect dish for a cold day or a day out camping. When a cow was slaughtered, cooks made this infamous stew to use up the less choice bits. Recipes differed, but in … Read More

Bean Cake Burgers

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This recipe for delicious Bean Cake Burgers is a tip of the hat to the vaqueros – the original cowboys who tended cattle herds in Mexico that were brought to the Americas by Spanish exlorers and settlers. The cowboy tradition in North America can trace its roots back to the vaqueros, who expanded their trade into the southern United States … Read More

Blueberry Maple Pancakes

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Pancakes always make a great breakfast. And believe it or not, pancakes are synonymous with cowboys and cowboy culture. Probably because they are easy to prepare, can be tailor made, are filling and use common ingredients. In fact, this recipe uses some classic Canadian ingredients. So do not expect these Blueberry Maple Pancakes to be the usual breakfast treat. They … Read More