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Reel or Real Frontier Fare
Another helping for Hoss.
Horrors of Stage Station Grub
A hefty price for food prepared in less-than-sanitary conditions.
Even the U.S. Army rationed Mexican cuisine.
Hell on Wheels Meals
Transcontinental Railroaders chowed down on oysters and bullets.
Buffalo Bill’s inn inspired guests to fish for salmon and trout.
That’s My Steak, Valance
Dining out in frontier Leadville was so dangerous, patrons could find lead in their eggs.
The Fair’s Frontier Fare
Both local and international fairs offered fairgoers new food creations and delicacies from all over the world.
Back to Basque
Where to find the sheepherders’ cuisine today.
Cheering Our Culinary Journey
From a trouser-eating cow to a prisoner’s last meal.
Surviving a Meal in Dodge City
Diners didn’t always know if they would live by the end of supper.
Black Bart’s Epicurean Escapades
Blackberry pie at the Palace, pig’s feet at the Oyster Chop House.