6 Great Cowboy-Style Recipes!

Established in 2004 by American Cowboy Magazine, Day of the Cowboy was created to preserve and promote cowboy and western heritage.  We are going to celebrate the day with 6 great cowboy-style recipes and some great cowboy words to live by!

The Day of the American Cowboy campaign is celebrated every fourth Saturday of July, and there are fun celebrations all over the US in honor of the day!  Let’s look at some great cowboy cuisine…

Great advice from a cowboy…

  • Always drink upstream from the herd.

  • An onion can make people cry; but, there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.

  • Just ’cause trouble comes visiting doesn’t mean you have to offer it a place to sit down.

7 cowboy style recipes

Texas Cowboy Hash from Land O Lakes

  • The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back into your pocket

  • The only good reason to ride a bull is to meet a nurse.

  • Treat a woman like a racehorse, and she’ll never be a nag.

7 cowboy style recipes

Cowboy Beans from Sweet Revenge BBQ

  • It’s better to keep your mouth shut and look stupid than open it and prove it.

  • If it doesn’t seem to be worth the effort it probably isn’t.

  • We all got pieces of crazy in us, some bigger pieces than others.

7 cowboy style recipes

Cowboy Beef and Bean Skillet from Kraft Recipes

  • Don’t squat with your spurs on.

  • Don’t let your yearnings get ahead of your earnings.

  • Don’t dig for water under the outhouse.

7 cowboy style recipes

Cowboy Pie from Fabulessly Frugal

  • Generally, you ain’t learnin’ nothing when your mouth’s a-jawin’.

  • If you’re ridin’ ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still there with ya.

Campfire Breakfast Potatoes from Dirty Gourmet.

  • Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back.

  • Nature gave us all something to fall back on, and sooner or later we all land flat on it.

7 cowboy style recipes

Ace High Barbeque Sauce

And finally, a little something from way back in 1986- I Wanna be a Cowboy by Boys Don’t Cry…

Bet that song will be stuck in your head the rest of the day!

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1 comment… add one
  • Lynda July 20, 2017, 4:20 am

    he he he, I love the quotes, especially about squatting with your spurs on, he he


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