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,…

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High Pockets

A tall drink of water. That’s what I’d heard him called, but I knew him just as High Pockets. When I was little I met a lot of heroes in my little community, and many of them were just simple everyday run of the mill people. But there was something different about ole High Pockets.…

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…

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…

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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…

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Cookie’s Cures

I’ve been called a lot of things and some of which I couldn’t even spell. I’ve been called chef, cowboy cook, coosie, cusenaro, but I like the term Cookie best. How does a fellar acquire all these titles and did I go to school to get them? I’ve spent far more time in a cow…