The cowboy explains proper technique
to his young daughter. The granite pot is beginning to boil
on the remains of a branding fire at the corral.
Cowboy coffee has
been a staple of cowboy cuisine since the days of the great cattle
drives. The mystique of campfire coffee remains strong.
Many techniques and recipes are used. Here is mine.
I learned how beginning in the photo above. Let us know your
Fill coffee pot with COLD water.
Add one rounded tablespoon of ground coffee for each two cups
of water. (Add the coffee directly to the water.) Bring
the water just to a rolling boil. Take off heat.
Add a splash (a couple of tablespoons) of cold water.
This is to settle the coffee grounds. Allow the coffee
to set for a couple of minutes for the settling to take place.
Pour and enjoy a taste of the old west.
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