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  • noun A wagon equipped with food and cooking utensils, as on a ranch or in a lumber camp.


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  • The chuckwagon was a commissary on wheels, a stout wagon covered with canvas and equipped with a box at the rear for storing tin dishes, a Dutch oven, a frying pan, kettle, and coffee pot.


  • The day trip includes transportation, a private guide, a gourmet chuckwagon lunch at a historic lodge and a seasonally appropriate adventure program.

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  • A retired industrial arts teacher and school administrator in El Paso, Texas, he got interested in chuckwagon cooking about fifteen years ago.

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  • Tolbert gives conservative Texas recipes and goes into the origins of chili as a cheap dish and chuckwagon favorite using lean, low-grade beef and kidney suet.

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  • Wayne Calk can fix a mean batch of chili as easily as he can fix up an old chuckwagon.

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  • But his favorite experience is taking his chuckwagon each fall to a ranch in South Texas to cook for hunting parties.

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  • With their vintage 1912 John Deere wagon, she and her husband, Don, have competed in chuckwagon cookoffs from Texas to Kansas to Wyoming since 1996.

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  • The history of the dish has conflicting versions: It may have been inspired by breaded wiener schnitzel and pioneered by the huge German population that arrived in Texas in the late nineteenth century; it may have been a chuckwagon invention—or perhaps it was shaped by both cultures.

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  • Shirley Creacy of Wild Cow Ranch in the Texas Panhandle firmly believes you can make anything in a Dutch oven over a chuckwagon campfire that you can prepare on a kitchen stove.

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  • I make a killer bread pudding with sourdough and Jack Daniels that is supposed to be an old Texas chuckwagon recipe, I'll send it your way if you'd like.

    King Ranch Chicken | Homesick Texan


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