Stories & More

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

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As you hopefully already know, we are re-introducing The Dude™  We originally made and sold around a hundred of them several years ago.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
The Bear Fat™ Story

The Bear Fat™ Story

 WHY IS IT CALLED "BEAR FAT?"  The very first Cauldron that was ever made for someone else was made for my good friend Curt. In fact, he’s probably the reason...
March 20, 2020
Orvis Sandanona

Orvis Sandanona

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE IMAGES This video was shot on the grounds of Orvis Sandanona, a wonderful facility in New York state that features several Cauldrons. This clip shows that...
October 31, 2019
Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE IMAGES Paul Caughlin owns Taconic Distillery in the Hudson Valley of New York. He’s a man of the world who makes great bourbon and throws killer...
October 04, 2019
Aspen

Aspen

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE IMAGES We get some seriously beautiful photos of Cauldrons sent to us. These are a couple of our favorites. We withhold the names to protect the...
October 04, 2019