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Monday, May 14, 2012

Farm Girl/Western/ Pony/Cow Boy/Girl Party Menu...GETTY Up Y'ALL!

I thought it would be another layer of fun to make up names for the dishes at the party to use olden time Authentic Western Slang~ got my ideas from this site.

Food Buffet

Deviled Eggs............Deviled Hen Fruit

Veggie Tray...............Cow Girl's Vittles

Fruit Kabobs.............Lil' Cowpokes Delight

Garlic Herbed Dip......Garlic Chuck Wagon Dip

 Barb-B-Q Chicken Drummettes........Barb-B-Q Chickabiddies
Potato Chips........Spud Crunchies
Pasta Salad..........Wranglers Salad
Bacon Potato Salad......Ranch Hand's Bacon Spuds

Dessert Bar

Red Velvet Cake Pops...........Red Velvet Lassos
Rich Sour Cream Devil's Food
Cake with Caramel-Choc Chips Trifle.....Diablos's Trifle
Cherry Pie Pops.....................Cherry Flap Jacks
White Cake with
Vanilla Frosting......................Old West Mini Cakes


Cherry Limeade.....................Cherry Lime-aid Quencher
Water......................................Adam's Ale

I made table name plates using upcycled grocery bags to give an authentic Western look. Food was a hit and guests got a kick out of the names.

Recipes & Links:
Forgot to take a pic of mine, looked like this, only mine was REDDER
~ Cherry Lime-Aide
  • 1 & 1/2  Jars Maraschino Cherries
  • 2 containers of Frozen Lime-Aide Concentrate
  • 2-3 Limes, Sliced
  • 3>> 2-Liters Lemon Lime Soda (7-Up is the best IMO)
  • Bunt Pan
  • Large Punch Bowl

  1. In a bunt pan pour nearly half of 1 of the 2-liter of 7-Up, add limes slices and place in freezer
  2. Check in about 1 hour and add 1/2 the cherries from 1 jar of Maraschino Cherries, SAVE THE JUICE!!
  3. Allow to freeze solid over night
  4. In same large punch bowl pour the juice of 1 reserved Jar of Maraschino Cherries and 1/2 of the other jar. Pour rest of 7-up 2-liter and some of the 2nd bottle, leaving 1- 2" space at top of Bowl- Stir well.
  6. UP to 20 min b4 party starts loosed the bottom of bunt pan by holding under running hot water- once loosened add to large punch bowl.
Add reserved 7-up and Maraschino Cherry Juice as punch empties as... 
~ Remember to thank me later...   ENJOY!!

~Ranch Hand's Bacon Spuds

~ Wrangler's Salad

  • 2-4 T of Tastefully Simple Garlic Garlic Dip
  • 2 C each Sour Cream & REAL Mayo
  • Palmfuls of Dried Dill & Parsley
  • Few Cranks of Pepper Mill & Half a Palmful of Kosher Salt
  • 1 T Smoked Paprika
Mix in med bowl and allow to sit over night/12 hours for flavors to mingle

~ Barb-B-Q Chickabiddies
  • 9-12 Lbs Chicken Drummettes
  • Brown Sugar, Palmful of Smoked paprika, Cumin, Chili Cumin, Granulated Garlic, & Onion Powder
  • Kosher Salt Cheyenne Pepper & Fresh Cracked Black Peppercorns to taste
  • Splash Of Hot Sauce or 2
  • Bottle of homemade Barb-B-Q Sauce
  • Splash of Liquid Smoke
  • EVOO
Crock Pot & Oven Instructions:
  1. Rinse Chicken Well and dry
  2. Layer Chicken in XL Roasting pan and coat with EVOO
  3. Sprinkle with spices and Hot sauce- massage into chicken
  4. Bake in 415 oven for about 60-65 min until cooked through (about 180 degrees)
  5. Remove and drain off fat
  6. To Keep Warm place in Crock Pot and on warm setting & add bottle of Barb-B-Q Sauce of choice and more Hot Sauce if desired stir to mix.
  7. Or Slather with Barb-b-q sauce and enjoy immediately
  8. Serve with Hot sauce for guests with spicier tastes

~ Campfire Beans
1 30 oz can Pork & Baked Beans
1 16 can Rinsed Black Beans
1 16 oz Can Pink or Red Beans
1 Onion Finely Diced cooked in Bacon drippings
5 pieces crisp bacon crumbled
1 jar Barb-B-Q Sauce
1 Lb Ground Beef, cooked, Drained, & Crumbled
Palmful of Cumin, Smoked Paprika, Chili Power
Sprinkle of Brown Sugar

Mix all ingredients above and place in a large baking dish or crock pot.
Bake in 350 oven for 30 min and serve or Place in crock pot on low for 1-2 hours until heated through and keep on warm for serve

~Diablo's Trifle
Necessity is the mother of invention, right? So it goes with this tasty little ditty.

~Red Velvet Cake Pops

~Cherry Pie Pops

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