Illustration by Bob Boze Bell

Digging Billy the Kid

Several years ago, a debate over whether New Mexico’s Fort Sumner is actually the final resting place of the state’s most famous outlaw spilled over t…

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Charlie Meyer

Judge Charlie Meyer

Many frontier towns had no official judge and usually a man respected for his knowledge would be asked to arbitrate disp…

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Virginia Chow-Chow

One of the favorite condiments of the Old West was chow-chow, a spicy vegetable mixture. This recipe shows why it was so…

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