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My Wife, a Knife and Dr. Phil

My wife and I have been needing a little help, and like many married couples we decided to seek out a some guidance. I had told Shannon that I knew quite a bit about these things and what takes place, but she insisted (as most wives do) that she would like a second opinion. So off we went to…

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How to Cook a Cake in a DO with Wood Coals

To me, baking a cake in a Dutch oven is one of the more difficult things to bake. The added moisture in cake along with the other variables that come with outdoor cooking can be challenging. But not to worry all it takes is practice and knowing what to look for. Here is a quick video with…

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One More City Saddling

  My dad taught me many years ago it takes a lot of saddling up for that new colt and you to both become comfortable with your surroundings. Every time is little different from the time before and there are always new sights to see and new obstacles to over come. I’ve found that to…

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Mama’s Cool Cranberry and Marshmallow Salad

    Break out the turkey! Hold on- I mean the one that gobbles and has feathers not the one that comes in the bottle.  There is a lot of work that goes into a Thanksgiving meal and by the time you get finished you often are just thankful that it is over, but this…

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My Favorite Things: A Gift Guide

Christmas ain’t far off, and before you know it that ole jolly feller in the red suit will hitch up that and head down the trail to your neck of the woods. We all need a little help with our shopping from time to time and our wish list is sometimes bigger than our wallet.…

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The Sun Worshipper

Chris, a friend of mine, told me this story, and this one is true because sometimes fact is stranger than fiction! I will leave out the last names to protect the guilty and the innocent. There is a ranch north of Amarillo,Texas, and each spring they pull the wagon out for works. The foreman had a…

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The Secrets Of Sourdough

Sourdough has been around forever, and I mean that almost literally. The first record of sourdough was way back in 1500 B.C. in Egypt. Sourdough was a staple going down the trail because of the lack of refrigeration. Usually biscuits, beans and coffee was about all those fellers were going to have back then on…