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    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 in the privacy of their own yard is their own damn business.

    Secondly, notwithstanding the above, there are a few “Best Practices” that are better observed than ignored. 

    You can take a look at them and make your own decisions, but just know that this is the voice of experience talking here:

    • It’s best not to change the height of a friend’s basin to suit your preference without asking him/her first.

    • Nothing good will come from leaving the wine or champagne bottle too close to the fire.

    • There is no shame in using a fire starter.

    • Lightweight, upright chairs. Lots of them.

    • Occasionally grill things that aren’t meat.

    • Don’t boil pots on the grill. Hang them or put them down on the charcoal grate.

    • "It Makes A Village.”™ Let people contribute.

    • Another log is usually a good idea.

    • Your Cauldron will outlast you. Burn it hard while it’s yours.










    Mike Bertelsen - President