New PDF release: Come An' Get It: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook

By Ramon F. Adams, Nick Eggenhofer

ISBN-10: 0806110139

ISBN-13: 9780806110134

ISBN-10: 0806171650

ISBN-13: 9780806171654

Come an’ Get It was once the main frequent and welcome name at the variety period of the good path drives following the Civil battle. during this enjoyable quantity, Ramon F. Adams, writer of the preferred Western phrases, inform the tale of the previous cowboy chefs, and the result's one other hugely unique contribution to the folklore of the farm animals country.Although the cowboy cleared the Southwestern frontier of savage Indians and opened the land for cost, the cook dinner and his commissary contributed tremendously to the good fortune of the operation; for as a military is determined by its mess-kitchens, so the cowboys depended upon the chuck wagon. with no it, there could were to path drives to rescue Texas from financial ruin following the Civil battle, no roundups to hurry the advance of the farm animals undefined, and no red meat for the seriously populated parts of the United States.The writer documents where and effect of the diversity prepare dinner upon Western existence. He discusses the capabilities of “coosie,” the nutrition he served, and his tools of getting ready it-giving recipes for sourdough biscuits, fluff-duffs, son-of-a-bitch stew, and different targeted dishes of the diversity. He describes, too, “the wagon,” its evolution, and its position within the hearts of the boys who known as it home.Although there stay a number of chuck wagons at the better ranches at the present time, they've got develop into so scarce that one isn't noticeable other than in a museum or a rodeo parade, and the more youthful new release of chefs, just like the cowboys themselves has been tamed.Every cook dinner was once a “character,” might be with cause, for no guy ever labored lower than better problems or with fewer conveniences. Anecdotes and incidents which light up the idiosyncrasies of those “Sultans of the Skillets” are acknowledged with gusto.Nick Eggenhofer’s drawings aid Mr. Adams carry the cook dinner and his accoutrement vividly to life.     

Show description

Read or Download Come An' Get It: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook PDF

Similar professionals & academics books

James J. Cramer's Confessions of a Street Addict PDF

This is often an exceptional ebook and his top one.

I might have given it five stars aside from the cut up infinitives, dangling participles,
references to the article of a sentence as "who" rather than "whom" and some other
grammatical blunders. commonly i might allow those slide as being picayune, yet as
a college of Pennsylvania guy, i believe i have to name out the previous editor of the
Harvard purple (not to say a Philadelphian who roots for the METS. .. oh the
humanity! ).

I additionally famous just one contradiction - which I now cannot locate - rather amazing for
this form of publication.

New PDF release: The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President

Barack Obama Sr. , father of the yank president, was once a part of Africa's "independence new release" and in 1959 it appeared his celebrity might shine brightly. He got here to the U. S. from Kenya and used to be given a collage scholarship. whereas within the Hawaii, he met Ann Dunham in 1961, and his son Barack used to be born.

Geoffrey Lewis's F.A. Mann: A Memoir PDF

Francis (F. A. ) Mann used to be one of the so much outstanding of a very good staff of German-Jewish emigres who got here to Britain within the Nineteen Thirties to flee persecution in Hitler's Germany. Born and proficient in Germany, Mann used to be to develop into considered one of Britain's such a lot exclusive overseas attorneys: a pupil of English, German, and overseas legislations; a practitioner favourite for his ability and tenacity; and the writer of numerous books and articles on overseas and family legislation whose perspectives have been a great deal formed by way of his own reports and who in flip helped to form foreign legislation within the twentieth century.

Additional info for Come An' Get It: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook

Sample text

As happens in the case of all malcontents, they became careless and inefficient. On the other hand, if the cook was cheerful and Page 20 willing and produced eatable food, you would find an outfit striving to work their best. Indeed, he didn't even have to be cheerfuland few cooks were. The old-time range cook developed a universal reputation for crankiness. It is said that if a wagon cook was not hard-boiled, it was because he hadn't cooked long enough. Originally, perhaps, the range cook's crankiness emanated from the fact that he worked under such adverse conditions.

It was when the cook became extremely careless in his personal habits that the cowhand let it be known he was no different from other men in wanting his food as clean as possible. There have been a few dirty cooks on the range, but they didn't last long. Their reputation soon spread to other ranges and it became difficult for them to get a job. The average cowboy could better tolerate a few worms in the dried apples and ashes in the coffee than he could the lack of personal cleanliness in the cook.

Their reputation soon spread to other ranges and it became difficult for them to get a job. The average cowboy could better tolerate a few worms in the dried apples and ashes in the coffee than he could the lack of personal cleanliness in the cook. " A Texas puncher, who had a reputation of being a bad man to fool with, was working on the Flying Circle in Wyoming. Toughy Jones was cooking for the outfit. One afternoon the boys were sitting around outside the cook tent waiting for the call to chuck.

Download PDF sample

Come An' Get It: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook by Ramon F. Adams, Nick Eggenhofer


by Richard
4.1

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 37 votes