Meals cooked on the trail or in a cozy pioneer kitchen had flavors and ingredients in common. We've taken a look back at the cooks and foods of the Old West to give you a taste of the life and times as well as many authentic recipes that have been handed down from that period. Also included are dishes that have been updated to reflect modern cooking methods and ingredients. Enjoy your excursion into cooking in the Chuckwagon, Pioneer, and Southwest traditions as you recreate the flavors that won the Old West!
Whether it's the pillowy Navajo fry bread, the hearty chili, roasted asparagus with tomatillos or sweet cantaloupe marmalade, fans of rustic cooking will find lots to love among this collection of crowd-pleasing recipes and home remedies, all updated for the modern kitchen.