Beth McElfresh

Beth McElfresh, “Mrs. Scout,” served as an apprentice cook under Hi Pockets, then as a roundup cook throughout the old west for many years. She resides in Wyoming.

Listed in: Western Americana · Cookbooks




No chuck wagon feed is complete without its basic ingredients of beans, beef, hot biscuits, apple pie, and lots of coffee. Beth McElfresh shows you how to host the all–time chuck wagon feed with easy–to–follow recipes. Included are original recipes for boiled apple dumplings, lima beans baked with steak, and general, everyday useful tips, all from the renowned Western cook, Hi Pockets.

“(McElfresh) preserves for us the recipes and cooking methods of the Old West.”

Joseph O'Mahoney, former U.S. Senator from Wyoming