Stories & More

Long-form musings, stories, thoughts, and other things we'd like to think you'll find interesting.

Welcome, Fall.

Welcome, Fall.

It’s fall – the golden time of the year! Harvests of all kinds are underway, and leaves are turning colors. Grapes are being gleaned in vineyards, hunting season is in...
November 02, 2023
A Cast-Iron Chat

A Cast-Iron Chat

We catch up with our old pal, Dennis Powell, of Butter Pat Industries. Nearly two thousand miles from our neck of the woods in Utah, the Cowboy Cauldron Company’s unofficial...
August 15, 2023
The Best Burn 2023 - Our (Now Annual!) Photo Contest

The Best Burn 2023 - Our (Now Annual!) Photo Contest

Here we are again in the middle of summer -- enjoying the sweltering heat, grilling every chance we get, spending our summer nights in the yard with friends and fireflies,...
July 18, 2023
Teton Skijor 2023

Teton Skijor 2023

Skijoring? Ski …. Uh, WHAT?  Skiing. While being pulled by horses, more or less. Anyone who grows up in snow country has done something like this. Because, let’s face it,...
March 06, 2023
The Best Burn

The Best Burn

Summertime means different things to different people, but for most everyone, it means vacation. This year, vacation is going to look a whole lot different than it has for the...
June 27, 2022
The Cowboy Cauldron Society

The Cowboy Cauldron Society

When I first agreed to make Cauldrons for a couple of my best friends, I had no idea the path I was starting down. To say that where we are...
August 29, 2021
A Few Best Practices

A Few Best Practices

There are many ways to use a Cowboy Cauldron. After years of being around them, I’ve come to a couple of firm opinions.   First, what someone does with their Cauldron...
July 12, 2021
Home (Again) - Redux

Home (Again) - Redux

Holy Pandemic Quarantine, Batman! We’re still at home! Well, mostly. Actually, I am happy to report that I’ve actually been somewhere besides my yard in the past 90 days. And...
September 21, 2020
THE DUDE® Meets A Family Of Four

THE DUDE® Meets A Family Of Four

Meet Ben. He and his family have recently introduced a cauldron to their backyard. Here are his thoughts:    My family and I just relocated to Charlotte, NC from Atlanta...
September 15, 2020
Home (Again)

Home (Again)

Despite our best intentions at keeping something that looks like an editorial calendar in place, events have overtaken us. It doesn’t make any sense to show you the virtues of...
May 27, 2020
The Dude's Long Ride

The Dude's Long Ride

As you hopefully already know, we are re-introducing The Dude™  We originally made and sold around a hundred of them several years ago. They were very well-received, but there was...
May 27, 2020
The Great Basin: Our Home

The Great Basin: Our Home

  Besides the obvious semantic link between Cowboy Cauldrons and anything sporting the moniker “Great Basin,” it turns out that there are many more connections.   The Great Basin is...
March 25, 2020