cowboy coffee

Cowboy Coffee

A cowboy will tell you this is not only a necessity but it’s a given at the wagon: good coffee. It’s the first thing on the fire in the morning and the last thing off every night. Now there are all kinds of coffee making gadgets nowadays: The spitting, spewing, drip coffee maker that often…

cuts of beef

Exploring Popular Cuts of Beef

We get a lot of questions as we travel the country about cuts of meat, especially beef. We put together this quick video at our local United store here in Hollis, to show where your cut of beef comes from and also what to look for when buying. Hope you enjoy and if you missed it,…

kent rollins food fighters

Food Fighters Ep. 2 Recap

First of all, I just want to say thank you to all who tuned in and watched Food Fighters. It was a blast. From the casting process, to the shooting, to seeing it all come together on T.V. It was about 16 months of anticipation. Shannon and I made a total of three trips to…

how to grill pork and chicken

Grilling Tips for Pork and Chicken

Hey folks, pork and chicken are very easy to dry out on the grill so there’s a few things you can do to prevent this from happening. We’ve put together a quick video to help y’all out on your grilling journey (below). And we’ve also outlined some of these tips. Just remember have fun, keep…

kent rollins food fighters

Food Fighters – Behind the Scenes

I’ve been mixed up in a lot of things in the past 25 years of cooking. I’ve been through all kinds of weather, been in a Throwdown, Chopped twice but this last Tuesday night was my first ever Food Fight! Food Fighters was actually filmed June 2013, so there has been a lot of anticipation for…

brown sugar green bean bundles

Brown Sugar Green Bean Bundles

First off you have to know this dish is wrapped with love – I think most people call it bacon. And when it’s sprinkled onto the bacon and baked it caramelizes and that hog meat will taste like thanksgiving ham. We use them as hors d’oeuvres or as a cowboy friend of mine calls them horsedivers. These…

kent rollins chuck wagon

Cooking Up Some Crow

I consider myself to be simple, common, ordinary folk. The simpler things are the better I like them. I don’t have a lot of education, but I did graduate from high school and a short time at OSU when I thought I wanted to be a vet. Then went straight into the School of Hard Knocks…