Snowy Range CattleWomen Honoree by fjhuangjun


									September 2009                                                                                                                                                                        Page 5

                         Converse County Cow-Belles                                                                    Fremont County CattleWomen
     Well it has once again been a very                                                                                Best Beef Burger Bonanza
busy spring/summer for the Converse                                                                  The contest was held
County Cow-Belles. We started off this                                                          on July 25, 2009 at the
spring going into every third grade class-                                                      Fremont County Fair
room in Douglas. We did our hat skit pre-                                                       Grounds. We had nine
sentation showing the kids what it takes                                                        contestants enter the con-
to get a hamburger from the cow that they                                                       test with seven actually
see in the pasture to the piece of meat that                                                    participating.
their dad cooks on the grill. After each                                                             We had a two hour
class presentation we give each child a rice                                                    live feed with KTAK one
krispie treat and a Dum Dum sucker (they            Debbie Murray and Tessa Mae Manning
                                                                                                of our local radio stations.
both contain by-products of beef). We            Cow Pie Bingo games (the calves refused        There were around 500-
also give them a short quiz to make sure         to do their business on our tarp). We held     800 people from the com-
that they have learned something new.            two chicken ropings consisting of two          munity that were around        Four Wyoming Cowboy football players served as judges during
     In May we went on to help with the          rounds progressive on one. The chickens        during the contest. The        the Fremont County CattleWomen’s Best Burger Bonanza.
Gray Ranch Tour for all of the first graders     were provided by Gayle Dickau of Shaw-         listenership for the radio     Beef T-shirt, and a $25.00      will be coming back next
in Converse County. During the ranch tour        nee, the calves were provided by Anne          is around 20,000 a day.        Walmart gift card. The          year and the other two
the children are taught about cattle, horses,    Smathers of Lost Springs.                           The winner was            MC Darla also received a        would but they are gradu-
sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, dogs and            State Fair proved once again to be an      Ginny Warren, the owner        shirt. We use two pounds        ating.
cats. We break the kids up into classes and      extremely busy time for all of our mem-        of the Roost restaurant,       of beef per contestant and           Next year will be
rotate them from station to station so that      bers. We had an information booth set up       and second place went          they each make four burg-       Jack’s fourth year of
they can get more of a one on one learn-         in the Ag Pavilion at the Wyoming State        to Harry O’Conner. The         ers. One burger they put        attending the contest.
ing lesson from the instructors. We answer       Fairgrounds. We decorated our booth in         judges were four offen-        on a presentation plate to      They are a great bunch
as many of the questions as possible and         accordance to the State Fair theme, Magic      sive linemen of the Wyo-       show the judges and we          of boys and we really
try to inform them of as much informa-           in the Fair. Daily we set out information      ming Cowboys; Zack             take a picture of that one      enjoy having them come
tion on each topic as possible. There were                                                      Kennedy, Jack Tennant,         for reference. We then          up. The ground beef was
approximately 130 first graders on the tour                                                     Sam Sterner, and Russ          have one burger cut into        donated by Clark’s Meat
this year.                                                                                      Arnold.                        four pieces for the judges.     House. The contest went
     In May we held a cook-off for our                                                               The winner won a          We take the other two           over very well. We also
members. We broke up into two teams                                                             grill donated by Por-          burgers and the presenta-       provided the community
consisting of five teammates per team.                                                          ter’s Mountain View and        tion one and cut them into      with recipe books from
The rules were that you had to cook five                                                        Supply and second place        small pieces for the crowd      the contest.
different meals all containing beef. We                                                         received grilling supplies     to sample.                           We also did a lot of
were to prepare an appetizer, vegeta-                                                           from ACE Hardware                  The football players        Beef Promotion on the
ble, bread, main dish, and a dessert. Two        Donna Rae Grant, Jane Irwin and Mae Ann Man-   Lander. The contestants        have been judging since         radio and had Ann Witt-
judges were in charge of judging each dish       ning                                           received a gift bag con-       the start of the contest. It    mann with the Wyoming
and awards were given. It was a great            on the beef industry, recipes with in-expen-   taining a $25.00 Gift          originated with the Fair        Beef Council present.
opportunity for all of us to get together        sive ways to purchase and prepare beef, as     Card from Clark’s Meat         running the contest and         This contest is also par-
and have a great time doing what we all          well as a multitude of information on the      House, Beef Aprons             then around five years ago      tially funded by the Wyo-
enjoy, promoting beef. We held our cook          nutrients found in beef. On Wednesday          and Hats, and other            the CattleWomen took            ming Beef Council.
off at an open meeting; all members were         of fair we held a “Sam’s Club” style taste     Beef information. The          over the contest for them.           Check out the winning
encouraged to bring a guest who was not          testing. All members were asked to bring       judges received an eat         Two of the football players     recipe on page 7.
currently a Cow-Belle member, as well as         in some sort of beef dish to be served in
to bring their husbands so they didn’t have      sample sizes to the public. We then talked                              Snowy Range CattleWomen
to fix supper when they got home.                to everyone and gave them the recipe as
     In July we had our annual summer            well as answered any questions that they           On May 19, 2009 we had our                 wasn’t cheap and we sold our scarves
party. We served a cream can style sup-          had. We had approximately 15 dishes            Annual Spring Luncheon and awarded             for $20.00. They were large silk
per, danced to the band Copasetic and            for people to try throughout the day. We       the Cattlewoman of the Year to Vickie          scarves bought at our feed store. Our
enjoyed some good old fashion chicken            would like to thank the Wyoming Beef           Herring. She is pictured with her two          printer is now out of business so we
roping and cow pie bingo. The event was          Council for supplying us with a lot of the     daughters Heather Bartlett and Heidi           might be looking for a cheaper way to
held in the town of Lost Springs, Wyo-           information that we had on hand to give to     Sutee who are also members. Our                do it next time. We also have about
ming. Members are encouraged to bring            any interested individual. We would also       guest speaker was Jennifer Reyes Burr          20 Associate Members. During the
their family and friends. It is a fun time for   like to thank Judy West, and the 2009 Beef     who spoke about the LEAD program.              year we give grants and scholarships
all ages of the family. Due to uncoopera-        Ambassador Rebecca Vraspir. Rebecca                The Snowy Range Cattlewomen                to various educational organizations
tive calves we were only able to have two        was great, she helped to make sure that        have been busy during the winter sell-         and students. We usually have a pot-
                                                 all questions were answered as well as         ing our brand scarves, The Healthy             luck lunch for our meetings and that
                                                 to make sure that everyone in attendance       Beef Cookbook, and serving lunches             is fun. We suspend our meetings dur-
                                                 received all of the literature that we had     at Bull Sales. We used our template of         ing the summer and will meet again in
                                                 available to them. On Saturday of the          brands that we had on our napkins and          September.
                                                 parade we also had a float again going         had our silk scarves printed locally. It                 Dorothy Jamison, President
                                                 with the fair theme. We had a pickup pull-
                                                 ing a trailer, and our drivers wore cow              Snowy Range CattleWomen Honoree
                                                 hats, we had a magician, a hoolla-hooping          Vickie Herring was born
                                                 cow, and magic cow wranglers that threw        and raised in north-west
                                                 candy. Our float won our division in the       Nebraska on a ranch near Gor-
Mary Engebretson, Lanky the Clown, ManDee        parade.                                        don, NE. She grew up as the
Manning and Mara Moore                                        ManDee Manning, President         second of 5 siblings. The fam-
                                                                                                ily was active in 4-H. They
                          Natrona County Cow-Belles
                                                                                                raised cattle and farmed.
      We lost a good            brand scarf, with proba-        attending Casper Col-           Vickie learned to drive at an
  and loyal friend with         bly unreasonable expec-         lege this fall semester.        early age by spending many
  the passing of pioneer        tations of giving them as           We will help at the         hours in the hayfield. She also Cattlewoman of the Year, Vickie Herring. She is pictured
  rancher Trula Coo-            Christmas Gifts!                Game and Fish Expo              spent a lot of time riding her with her two daughters Heather Bartlett and Heidi Sutee
  per. Her daughter Sue             We gave two schol-          in Casper at the Ag in          horses, both to help on the ranch and for fun.
  Wyatt is one of our           arships to members or           the Classroom activity              Vickie attended the University of Wyoming where she met and married Kal
  hardest workers!              member’s children. Mike         area.                           Herring. The young couple moved back to Nebraska for two years where they ran
      We are starting           Owens and Shea Bick-                  Marcia Campbell,          a ranch for Vickie’s brother. After that they moved back to Wyoming and began
  the process of a silk         nese were our winners                          Treasurer        ranching in the Platte Valley.
                                                                                                    After moving to the Platte Valley Vickie and Kal started to specialize their
                        Johnson County CattleWomen                                              operation to raise Registered Angus cattle and show cattle. Over the years the
                                                                                                Herrings’ cattle have won many awards on a local and national level. Over the
The Johnson County CattleWomen had               new scarf colors were added to our col-        past 6 years they have shifted their focus to raising Registered Angus bulls which
a slow summer this year. We did give             lection. I think that there is a color to      they market privately and through their bull sale with the Silver Spur Ranch.
a $50 beef gift certificate to the baby          please everyone! We sent a beef jerky          Raising the Registered Angus bulls and heifers would not be possible without
born the closest to Father’s Day. We             care package to the Johnson County             Vickie’s knowledge, dedication, and expertise on the field of record keeping and
did not have our hamburger stand at the          troops that were recently deployed to          registrations. She also helps a great deal outside on the ranch. Kal always says
county fair this year, but we did give our       Iraq. They were really excited to receive      that if Vickie decided to quit he would have to hire two good men to replace her.
“Keep on Plugging Award” to a child              it! Our next meeting will be this fall for         Vickie has always loved ranching and being able to raise her family on the
who had a lot of tough luck getting a crit-      election of officers.                          ranch. She has also enjoyed getting to know so many people in the state of Wyo-
ter ready for the fair. This is a $50 gift                               Linda Matthews         ming and beyond because of her and Kal’s ranching endeavors.
certificate from a local feed store. Four                              J.C. CattleWomen
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                       Washakie County Cow-Belles                                              WCW Committee Reports
     The Washakie County CowBelles
 have had a busy summer, starting with                                                                           Beef Education Committee by Judy West
 serving lunch to approximately 30
 WYLE (Wyoming Youth Leadership                                                                                              EDUCATION KITS
 Education) 4-Hers from the North-                                                                  The nutrition education kits to use        phlets and necessary information to do
 west Area (Park, Big Horn, Washakie,                                                          for presentations at your Ag-Expos are          the presentation. We’ll be testing it at the
 Hot Springs and Fremont Counties,                                                             ready! Mary Neese, executive assistant          Platte Co. Ag-Expo on Sept. 16th and I
 plus the Wind River Reservation).                                                             for the Wyoming Beef Council, has done          will bring them to the October meeting.
 This year, instead of the youth stay-                                                         a fantastic job putting together a lesson       If you would like to have one before that
 ing in one location, they traveled from                                                       plan including pictures of foods, lesson        time give me a call at (307) 422-3479 or
 county-to-county to learn about var-                                                          plans, the food guide pyramid, pam-             e-mail me at 5wranch@wild
                                             The Greet Ranch was purchased with this barn
 ious businesses and opportunities in        on it which is now well over one hundred years
 different sections of our area.             old.                                                WYOMING BEEF AMBASSADOR HAPPENINGS
     July found us serving 318 regis-        their holdings into two different sec-                  Our Wyoming Beef         the first week in July. Con-          The final compo-
 tered people who attended the dinner        tions. George, who is 96, has his place            Ambassador,          Becky    verse County Cow-belles          nent of the contest is an
 and 100-year-celebration at the Greet       and John, the youngest, has the Greet              Vraspir, has been busy        had a booth at the Wyoming       issues response activ-
 Ranch in Ten Sleep. A short program         Ranch. After selling his share, Neil               since she won the state       State Fair at which they         ity. Contestants will be
 related a quick history of what hap-        now lives in Worland. The other son                title in March. She has       handed out beef samples          given a current, nation-
 pened on the ranch, with introductions      passed away.                                       4 components of the           and visited with fair goers.     ally published arti-
 of relatives coming from everywhere.            John has two living children –                 national contest to com-      Becky had the opportu-           cle to which they must
 In reality, the family has been around      Cindy lives in California; Vernon and              plete before she attends      nity to hone her promotion       respond in letter-to-the-
 much longer than 100 years, having          wife Carol have three children. That               the national contest in       skills as she handed out rec-    editor form. They must
 moved from Spring Creek where they          means the fourth generation is now                 Fort Smith, Arkansas on       ipe pamphlets and talked         be very knowledgeable
 ranched from 1891 – 1909.                   working on the ranch.                              Oct. 9-11. She has been       about the nutrient value of      of all aspects of the beef
     Joe Basin, from Crowheart, sup-             Comments were made that a per-                 steadily working on the       beef. At the national con-       industry in order to write
 plied music and entertainment and           son needs to actually see the place to             classroom        education    test she will do a consumer      a good response. They
 a Greet great granddaughter (who            truly appreciate the beauty and history            requirement since the         presentation, handing out        will not have seen this
 is maybe five or six-years-old) sang        of the Greet Brothers Ranch. There                 contest. She has devel-       pamphlets and answering          article prior to the com-
 America, the Beautiful. The audience        are cottonwoods that 96-year-old                   oped a lesson plan on the     consumers’ questions. She        petition and will be able
 was awed by her musical talent as this      George remembers his mother plant-                 topic of beef nutrition       received a large stack of        to use computers.
 young whippersnapper sat on her stool       ing all those many years ago!                      for presentation to 3rd-      material from the national            As you can see, this
 and belted out the words in perfect             That event was not the only thing              5th grade students which      office which she must study      has been a busy sum-
 pitch. It was truly a storybook event       the Washakie County CowBelles did                  she has presented in sev-     in preparation.                  mer. I want to thank all
 with kids playing in the creek, older       this summer. During the Washakie                   eral classrooms. She has           The third component         of those who have helped
 ones playing croquette, adults remi-        County Fair, the group took first place            the regular teacher evalu-    is a media interview and         Becky prepare for the
 niscing, and a late arrival who said he     in the parade and took first place trav-           ate her work and has pho-     this was one of the com-         national contest. Brooke
 was “just over the hill checking his        eling trophy. Kathy Bush’s grand-                  tos taken. She must then      ponents of our state con-        Gerke, Ag in the Class-
 cows and thought he would drop by for       daughter, Madelyn Glanz, was fea-                  compile all of this mate-     test. She has done an inter-     room Director, was a
 a bite to eat”.                             tured on the front page of the paper rid-          rial in a portfolio which     view with Russell Nim-           great help in developing
     George and Elizabeth Greet started      ing her “horse” on the float. The mem-             will be judged at the         itz of Northern Ag Net-          the lesson plan. Thank
 the ranch when their youngest chil-         bers sang Old MacDonald Had a Farm                 national contest.             work. She also completed         yous go to Albany and
 dren (a set of twins) had just finished     and the parade watchers joined in . . .                 Beef promotion is        the MBA program offered          Converse County Cow-
 first grade. Unfortunately they died        all along the parade route!                        the second component          through NCBA and partic-         belles for having Becky
 that year and others then raised the            The CowBelles also gave the top                of the contest. Becky         ipated in the commence-          participate in their activi-
 Greet children. When the twins were         bred heifer and top bred ewe awards,               has worked with Albany        ment ceremony held during        ties. Ann Wittmann pro-
 in their 20’s, it was decided that they     which totaled $800. Oh, and don’t let              County Cow-belles on          the NCBA summer con-             vided information on the
 would stay on the ranch and build it        me forget to mention that we also had              their Ag-Expo and their       ference in Denver. MBA           Beef Checkoff. Dr. Doug
 up from there. As they were moving          a very successful food booth during                summer ranch barbeques.       stands for Masters of Beef       Hixon of the UW depart-
 the last load to the present location, it   the fair, selling out our barbecued beef           She gave a presentation at    Advocacy and is offered to       ment of Ag has been very
 happened to be the night of the Spring      sandwiches on multiple days. In addi-              the Natural Resources-Ag      anyone desiring to become        supportive. Thank you
 Creek Raid, which they witnessed. As        tion, we also served the buyers’ lunch             in the Classroom Rendez-      a spokesperson in support        all for your support of an
 the saying goes, the rest is history.       prior to the livestock sale.                       vous held in Platte County    of beef.                         outstanding program.
     The young men got married but               Whew! What a summer. Stay
 only Frank wanted kids. He mar-             tuned for what we will be doing this                              Membership Committee by Wendy Harding
 ried a lady and had a ready-built fam-      fall.
 ily of six children, four boys and two                                   Yours truly,            It’s hard to believe that fall is fast       nesses is $25 and dues for the American
 girls. In the 1960’s, the “boys” broke                             Marlene Loudan            upon us and with the fall and winter sea-        National CattleWomen (ANCW) is $50.
                                                                                              sons comes early renewal of dues. Many           Please continue to send your dues pay-
                                                                                              of our local CowBelle/CattleWomen orga-          ments to: Wendy Harding, 4408 Road 232,
                        Crook County CattleWomen                                              nizations begin to meet in September and         Meriden, WY 82081. For any questions
      The Crook County       students        attending        Hot Dog lunch to 200            start collecting dues for the next year. State   or information concerning state or national
 Beef Ladies are small       “Law Day” at the Sun-            bicycle riders and vol-         and national dues may be sent in at any          dues please call Wendy at 307-246-3462 or
 in active numbers,          dance Courthouse spon-           unteers taking part in          time but are not delinquent until April 1st      email
 but busy promot-            sored by Crook County            the National Multi-             of each year. Wyoming CattleWomen dues               Kim DesEnfants, new WCW Trea-
 ing Beef. Health Fair       Court office. We had a           ple Sclerosis Society           continue to be $15 per year per member,          surer, reports that Wendy Harding will be
 Beef Promotion with         fun Father’s and Moth-           Close Encounters two            a lifetime membership is a one-time fee          the Associate Membership chair as of Jan,
 two $10.00 Beef Cer-        er’s Day Beef promo-             day tour, 150 mile ride         of $300, Associate Membership for busi-          2010.
 tificates at Sundance       tion with a gift to the          to create a world free                       Condolence Report Committee by Betty Bogacz
 Health Fair, FFA Ban-       parents of the baby born         of MS. The bike riders
 quet giving support         in Crook County clos-            rode the circle to Dev-                             April 1, 2009–August 15, 2009
 to our young people,        est to the holidays and          ils Tower, Hulett, and          April       21      Beatrice Gallatin-Beuf                           Big Horn
 Sundance Elementary         the gift was a beef roast        Aladdin,     Wyoming,           May         17      Dan Carlat                                         Buffalo
 Grade School fifth          the same weight as the           Belle Fourche-Spear-                        20      Earl A. “Jay” Jamerman Jr            Jeffrey City-Riverton
 and sixth, two $10.00       baby’s weight. Due to            fish, SD. Once a week,                      21      Trula Cooper                                       Casper
 Gift Certificates to        cancellation of our Asso-        Sundance Times of                           31      Ann Boner                                         Douglas
 Decker food store to        ciate members’ Beef              Sundance Wyoming for            June        12      Bonnie Jeanne (Claytor) Meer                       Casper
 buy Beef for Ranch          appreciation luncheon            Decker Food Pride dis-          July        1       Mary Mehr Scarlett                                 Lander
 A Retreat. We gave          in March because of              play our Crook County                       11      Homer R. Lathrop Jr.                               Casper
 appreciation Cookie         inclement weather, the           CattleWomen beef rec-                       12      June D. Akers                                   Wheatland
 Gift Trays and Bas-         luncheon was held July           ipes.                                       19      Jacquelyn Faye Hale Carter                         Casper
 kets to the three banks     23, 2009. Gift draw-                 The Crook County                        19      Christopher Roy Mathis                          Wheatland
 in Crook County: Sun-       ings of Crook County             officers   for    2009-         August      1       Twila J. Maxson                                   Riverton
 dance State Bank, Pin-      Brand napkins, Crook             2010 year are: Presi-                       3       Mary Kay Von Forell                             Wheatland
 nacle Bank Moorcroft        County Brand note                dent- Minnie Williams,                      3       Maude Elizabeth “Betty” Loman Rhodes          Thermopolis
 and Hulett Bank that        cards, and $15 asso-             Vice President- Evelyn
 support our organiza-       ciate membership for             Hejde, Secretary- Opal                I receive press releases via e-mail from the offices of Senators Barrasso &
 tion by selling Beef        2009-1010 year was               Oudin, Treasurer- Mar-            Enzi and Representative Lummis. I forward them onto people who are inter-
 Certificates.       We      enjoyed by those attend-         garet Ellsbury                    ested in what our congressional delegation is doing in Washington D.C. If you
 served a Beef lunch to      ing. Crook County Cat-                News submitted by            are interested in receiving these notices, please send your e-mail address to big-
 Crook County Senior         tleWomen served a Beef                     Janet Jensen   and I will add you to the list.                  Leslie Hendry
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                       Economical Cuts of Beef don’t need to be
                        Tough in these “Tough Economic Times.”
                       The consumer can usually find some cut of beef at the grocery store for $1.99. A delicious meal can be quite inexpensive, especially if the proper
                                     cooking method is used. There is a good brand new pamphlet Converse County Cow-Belles had at the State Fair:
                                                         Simple Steps to Creating Your Favorite Steaks and Roasts, Slice ‘n Save.

    Here is a chuck roast method that I always use                                                                 Sweet & Sour Beef
and guests love it.                                                                          3 # Beef chuck roast, round steak, or short ribs
    Take a frozen chuck roast (about four pound                                             2 T. cooking oil
size) straight out of the freezer. Place it in a cov-                                       1 C. chopped carrot
ered roaster, or cover a glass baking dish snugly                                           1 C. sliced onion
with foil. It is best to use a pan close to the size                                        1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
of the meat, not oversized. Before covering,                                                1/4 C. brown sugar
add your favorite spices. I sprinkle on lemon pepper (generously) and garlic salt           1/4 C. vinegar
(lightly) over the frozen meat top. Place in a 250 degree oven and cook for six or          1 T. Worcestershire sauce
seven hours. It will come out fork tender and still have juices for gravy. The meat         4 t. cornstarch
will not be pink.                                                                                Brown meat in hot oil. Add next six ingredients, 1/2 C. water, salt & pepper.
    Any leftover meat can be added to freshly cooked noodles and the leftover               Cover and cook over low heat until meat is tender, about 2 hrs. (Can use crock
gravy. Heat and serve over mashed potatoes for hot beef and noodles for a second            pot) Remove meat from the pot. Combine cornstarch and 1/4 C. cold water; add
meal.                                                              Terry Henderson          to pot drippings. Cook and stir until thickened. Replace meat into sauce. Can be
                                                                                            served alone or on a bun, rice, or noodles.
     Tammy Delyea prepared this rec-         crock pot on low in the morning and                                                       Ladonna Good, Vice President, WCW
 ipe for our taste testing.                  it’s ready for supper.
     Trim the fat off the steak-cut into          It is of course really good with         Economical Cuts of Beef- Pot Roast Meat Loaf- Serves 4-6
 serving sized pieces, layer in crock        sirloin but also for flank steak, round           Bake 375 degrees for 1 hour- Janet Jensen CCCW
 pot with a can of coke and a can of         steak, brisket, etc                           1-    1 lb. hamburger
 cream of mushroom soup, serve the                              ManDee Manning,            2-    2/3 cup evaporated milk
 extra gravy over rice. I put it in my                 Converse County President           3-    1/3 cup fine bread crumbs
                                                                                           4-    ¼ cup catsup or chile sauce
Editor’s note: I am putting these in the Feature because they are quick to pre-            5-    1 tsp salt
pare, although they use some pre-prepared ingredients.                                     6-     1/2 tsp pepper
          National Beef Ambassador’s Workshop                                                  Mix all ingredients well together. Wet hands and shape into center of pan. Peel
    Those of us who were lucky enough to be able to attend the ANCW Summer                 and slice into ¼ inch pieces three potatoes, three onions, and three carrots. Mix
Conference in Denver, in August were treated to a delightful demonstration of some         two teaspoon dried parsley flakes, one teaspoon salt, and pepper.
quick and easy recipes that were prepared by three of our National Beef Ambassa-               Sprinkle each layer of vegetables with this. Cover in 9x13 pan lightly with
dors. These recipes have been served to many people through the United States by           foil, bake at 375 degrees or until vegetables are tender. Uncover and cook 10 more
the ambassadors. They served and prepared over 8000 of the Roast Beef Veggie               minutes to brown or cover with grated cheese until melted.
Wraps at the Boston Marathon.                                                                    Slow cooker inexpensive beef- Heloise- Rapid City
                                      Sharon Byrne from Pennsylvania prepared the                     Journal- very good-Janet Jensen CCCW
                               “East Meets West Steak Salad” in about 15 minutes.              Three to five pound roast beef chuck or cheaper cut or beef roast and cut slits in
                               She had previously marinated 16 oz of sirloin in ¾          the meat using a sharp knife. Insert slivers of onion and garlic in the slits(optional)
                               cup of Asian-style dressing about 2 hours. She pre-         Put meat into a bowl and slowly pour ½ to one cup of white, apple cider, or wine
                               heated a George Forman Grill, removed the steak from        vinegar over the meat so that it runs down into the slits. Cover tightly and refriger-
                               the marinate and grilled it for about 14 minutes. She       ate overnight. IMPORTANT: Before cooking pour off the vinegar and pat meat
                               then tossed l lb. coleslaw mix with one cup snow peas       with paper towels. Cook in a heavy pot(cast iron
                               ,added ¼ cup honey roasted peanuts and ½ cup of             Dutch oven is great) and brown on all sides in a few tablespoon cooking oil.
                               the Asian dressing. The salad was then divided onto             Next pour two cups of strong, black, brewed coffee over the meat, and add two
        Sharon Byrne           4 salad plates. She removed the steak and carved it         cups of water, then cover and cook slowly on low heat on top of the stove for about
very thin, placed meat strips on salad, added salt and pepper and it was ready to be       six hours. You might need to add more water at some point, so check often. DO
served. Wallaa, looked good enough to serve to your family, your boss or your best         NOT ADD SALT OR PEPPER UNTIL LAST 20 MINUTES. Roast will be abso-
friend. It was also suggested you could substitute 12 oz. of deli roast beef or any        lutely tender and delicious.
leftover roast or steak.
    Brad Copenhaver from Virginia prepared “Hot Beef Sundaes” in about 15 min-              Winning Recipe from Fremont County’s Burger Contest
utes. He used one 17 oz. pkg. of beef tips with gravy,
                                                                                                                   Miss Ginny Warren-The Roost
one 24 oz. pkg. of refrigerated mashed potatoes, heat-
                                                                                            Miss Ginny’s Cajun Triple Cheese & Bacon Belly Buster
ing each in the microwave according to package direc-
tions. Using 4 cups he placed an ice cream scoop of the
                                                                                            2 lbs Ground Beef (85/15)        4 T Heavy Cream
potatoes in the cup, divided the beef tips evenly among
                                                                                            4 T Cajun Seasoning              Salt & freshly ground pepper (to taste)
the potatoes and topped each cup with shredded cheese,
sour cream and a cherry tomatoes.
                                                                                            4 oz Softened Cream Cheese       2 oz Shredded Parmesan Cheese
    Jessica Sampson from California, with some assis-
                                                                                            4 oz Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese 2 oz Finely Chopped Jalapeno Peppers
                                 tance from the other two
                                                                                            6 oz Bacon, Crisp & Crumbled              (fresh or processed)
                                 ambassadors, prepared
                                 “Roast Beef Veggie
                                                                                            4 ½” Thick Sweet Onion Slices      4 Wooden Skewers
                                 Wraps” which we were
                                                                     Brad Copenhaver        Melted Butter for Basting          4 Slices Cheddar Cheese
                                 all able to sample. She
                                                                                            4 Sourdough Burger Buns            Additional Cajun Seasoning for grilling
                                 used large tortillas which were spread with a mixture
                                 of 8 oz of cream cheese and 2 tbs. ranch dressing.
                                                                                            1. Combine ground beef, cream and seasoning, mixing just until combined.
                                 About 4 oz. of thinly sliced deli roast beef was put on
                                                                                            Divide into four equal balls. Set aside. 2. Combine cheeses, bacon and jalap-
                                 the cream cheese mixture and on top was1/3 cup of
                                                                                            enos, divide into four equal portions. 3. Put a skewer through each onion slice,
                                 broccoli slaw. The broccoli slaw mixture was 2 cups
       Jessica Sampson                                                                      brush with melted butter and place on grill. Turn and baste several times. Sea-
                                 of the broccoli slaw mixed with ¼ cup ranch dress-
                                                                                            son with Cajun if desired. 4. Divide each beef ball in half and flatten into pat-
ing. Roll tortilla up tight to enclose the filling and cut into bit size pieces. You can
                                                                                            ties. 5. Place cheese mixture on one patty, flatten and cover with other patty,
use spinach, whole wheat or sun-dried tomato tortillas.
                                                                                            crimping the edges well. 6. Place on hot grill, grill until 120 degrees, then flip
    It was a great demonstration of things you can toss together in a hurry for a
                                                                                            and continue grilling until 145 degrees. 7. Remove onion slices from skewer,
quick lunch. These are very healthy and nutritious and it did demonstrate how great
                                                                                            place on burger and cover with cheese slices. Cook until cheese begins to
our ambassadors are when they are out to meet the public at fairs and other venues
                                                                                            droop. 8. Remove from grill, cover with foil and rest while buns heat. Brush
they may attend. I will have copies of these recipes at the next state meeting.
                                                                                            buns with melted butter and place on grill to toast lightly. 9. Plop burger in bun
                                                            Bobi Lentz, WCW Director
                                                                                            bottom, brush bun top with Creole mustard and serve. **Burgers will continue
                                                                                            to cook and reach safe temp while resting.

                                                                                                      For more winning
                                                                                                        recipes go to
 Roast Beef Veggie Wraps       East Meets West Steak Salad          Hot Beef Sundaes
Page 8                                                                                                                                                     Wyoming CattleWomen

 Hendry’s join Wyoming
 Agriculture Hall of Fame
                                                                                            BEEF IT
Lost Cabin — Robert, “Rob,” and Leslie Hendry
live about as far from Casper as is possible while still
living within Natrona County. Distance, however,
hasn’t      deterred
                                                                  Wyoming CattleWomen, Inc.
this ranching cou-
                                                                        4408 Rd 232
ple from volun-                                                      Meriden, WY 82081
teering their time
to improve their
community        and
the      agricultural
     “It’s      76.2
miles from our
house to the court-
house steps,” says
Rob. He and Les-
lie know the trip U.S. Senator John Barrasso congratu-
                       lates Rob and Leslie Hendry on their
well after nearly selection for the Wyoming Agriculture
30 years traveling Hall of Fame during an Aug. 12 picnic in          Officers:                        Auditor                    condolence                Grassroots funding
the route, often to Douglas. Jennifer Womack photo                     President                    Gwen Geis                   Betty Bogacz                    chairman
attend meetings or volunteer their time.                              Jo Bowman                  128 Clarkelen Rd               206 Big Horn                   Deanna Crofts
                                                                   792 Southfork Rd             Gillette, WY 82718           Riverton, WY 82501                  Box 226
     The Hendrys’ efforts on behalf of their commu-                Cody, WY 82414                  (307) 856-6344              Riverton, WY 82501
nity resulted in their nomination and subsequent                    (307) 587-5272                                                                      (307) 856-1350 or 840-4358
selection for the Wyoming Agriculture Hall of Fame.                   Director & Nominating       Legislative-federal/state
Each year readers of the Wyoming Livestock Roundup                                                 Riki Davidson                 Janet Jensen
                                                                     Vice President                 62 Hwy. 343                 295 Jensen Rd.              Beef Ambassador
nominate deserving individuals to the Hall of Fame                                             Parkman, WY 82838
                                                                     Ladonna Good                                         Belle Fourche, S.D. 57717            chairman
with a panel of judges selecting the year’s recipients.                                           (307) 655-9400
                                                                    35 Bryant Road                                             (307) 896-3164                   Judy West
U.S. Senator John Barrasso presented the Hendrys                                                Cell (406)794-2686
                                                                  Riverton, WY 82501                 P.O. Box 153
with their award on Aug. 12 at the Wyoming Agricul-                 (307) 856-8267                                                                        Chugwater, WY 82210
ture Hall of Fame picnic in Douglas. Also recognized                       Director                   membership                   (307) 422-3479
was south central Wyoming rancher George Salis-                                                     Bobi Lentz                 Wendy Harding    
                                                                       secretary                  1106 Decker Rd               4408 Road 232
bury.                                                               Angela Whitlock                                          Meriden, WY 82081           Wyoming Beef council
                                                                                               Sheridan, WY 82801
     “Robert and Leslie have devoted time and lead-                1221 Southfork Rd              (307) 750-2465               (307) 246-3462              executive Director
ership to every aspect of agriculture through each                  Cody, WY 82414             Ann Wittmann
organization they have been involved with,” says the                 307-587-7235                                                                 
form nominating them for the recognition. “Whether             cOmmiTTee chAirs:             Beef education chairman            P.O. Box 1243
                                                                                             Associate membership                 Judy West               Cheyenne, WY 82003
it has been with the Stock Growers, National Cattle-                   Treasurer                Kim DesEnfants                  P.O. Box 153             Phone (307) 777-7396
men’s Beef Association, or the Greater Yellowstone                  Kim DesEnfants           5182 Van Tassell Road          Chugwater, WY 82210            Cell (307) 630-7399
Brucellosis Task Force, Robert has provided knowl-               5182 Van Tassell Road       Torrington, WY 82240              (307) 422-3479
edge and insight. Leslie has been instrumental in cre-           Torrington, WY 82240            (307) 532-3297            Wyoming stockGrowers
ating the ag expos for third graders and also in devel-             (307) 532-3297                                            executive Vice President
                                                                                                   Beef Promotions      
oping the Beef Gift Certificate Program.”                                                      Beef it News editor              Connie Werner                  Jim Magagna
     The Hendrys, along with their sons Jarrod and                                               Marcia Campbell
                                                                   Parliamentarian                                         1721 Walker Creek Road              P.O. Box 206
                                                                                                    P.O. Box 250
J.W. and J.W.’s wife Hannah, ranch in the Lost Cabin                   Kelly Rees              Midwest, WY 82643             Douglas, WY 82633            Cheyenne, WY 82003
area of Central Wyoming. The ranch straddles the                      PO Box 1974                 (307) 738-2584                (307) 358-4790            Phone (307) 638-3942
Natrona and Fremont county line. They also cater to               Riverton, WY 82501 
pheasant hunters, an enterprise that allows them to
capitalize on the recreational market while teaching
their visitors about agriculture.                             Albany County Cow-Belles     Fremont – Crowheart Cattle-     Johnson County Cattle-      Sublette – Green River Val-
                                                                   Maia Anderson                      Women                        Women                     ley Cow-Belles
     Rob is a long-time member of the Wyoming                                                                                  Linda Matthews
                                                                 5809 South View Rd                  Kaye Stoll                                               Sandy Wright
Stock Growers Association and served as the organi-                                                P.O. Box 606              791 Rock Creek Rd.               PO Box 1555
                                                                 Laramie, WY 82070
zation’s president in 1999. WSGA and FFA, accord-                  (307) 760-9736             Crowheart, WY 82512            Buffalo, WY 82834            Pinedale, WY 82941
ing to Rob, inspired his early volunteer work. He was                                             (307) 486-2241                (307)684-5102
attending WSGA conventions in high school, a time                                                                
when he also served as Secretary of the Wyoming                Campbell County Cattle-                                   Laramie County Cow-Belles
                                                                                            Fremont – Lander Valley                                      Sweetwater County Cow-
FFA Association.                                                        Women                     CattleWomen
                                                                                                                                 Patti Epler
     The couple supports the beef checkoff and Rob                    Gwen Geis                                                3903 Road 203                       Belles
                                                                                                   Janet Givens             Cheyenne, WY 82007               Mickey Thoman
spent six years on the Wyoming Beef Council work-                 128 Clarkelen Road             442 17-Mile Rd                                        Fontenelle Route Highway 372
ing in support of the program.                                    Gillette, WY 82718          Arapahoe, WY 82510         Natrona County Cow-Belles         Kemmerer, WY 83101
     Raised on a historic Powder River area sheep                   (307) 686-7456                (307)856-6310             Pat Avis • Casper, WY             (307) 877-9336
ranch, Leslie’s earliest volunteer efforts were through
                                                                                                  Martha Hellyer
the Wyoming Wool Growers Auxiliary and the                                                       Darlene Vaughn              Niobrara County
                                                                                                                                                        Teton – Jackson Hole Cow-
                                                                Carbon – Snowy Range                                                                               Belles
Natrona County Cow-Belles, a group she’s belonged                   CattleWomen                                                 CattleWomen
to since the early 1980s.                                                                                                       Sena Pearson                 Elizabeth Lockhart
                                                                   Dorothy Jamison          Fremont – Riverton Cow-
                                                                                                                           18323 US Highway 85                  PO Box 3157
     In 1994, becoming involved in the Wyoming                       Star Route 24                     Belles
                                                                                                                                                            Jackson, WY 83001
                                                                                                   Darla Griffin              Lusk, WY 82225
CattleWomen through her local organization, Les-                Encampment, WY 82325                                           (307) 334-3571                 (307) 733-8038
lie stepped forward to chair the group’s beef gift                                               1534 17 Mile Rd.
                                                                    (307)327-5857              Riverton, WY 82501  
certificate program. In 1995 southeast Wyoming                                                    (307) 856-1921
ranch woman Wendy Harding joined her and the duo              Converse County Cow-Belles                                    Park – Cody Country        Uinta County CattleWomen
                                                                                                                                CattleWomen                   Patty Micheli
accomplished a steady increase in sales. When the                  ManDee Manning
                                                                                                                               Angela Whitlock
program was nominated for the National Cattlemen’s                   4095 Ross Rd           Fremont – Shoshoni Lysite                                            Box 314
                                                                                                                              1221 Southfork Rd          Fort Bridger, WY 82933
Beef Association (NCBA) Vision Award two years                    Douglas, WY 82633                  Cow-Belles                Cody, WY 82414
                                                                    (307)464-6222                  Teffany Fegler               307-587-7235                 (307) 782-3897
ago, beef gift certificates had resulted in the sale of a                                           33 Herbst Rd                                
                                                                  (307) 216-0000 cell                              
little over a million dollars in beef under the women’s            Shoshoni, WY 82649
direction.                                                                                        (307)857-3954          Park – Meeteetse Cow-Belles     Washakie County Cow-
     It was also the early 1990s when Leslie partnered        Crook County CattleWomen                 Lili Turnell                  Belles
with another ranch woman, Mary Owens of Mid-                                                                                      16 RD. 5RU                Marlene Loudan
                                                                   Minnie Williams
                                                                                              Goshen CattleWomen            Meeteetse, WY 82433             513 Grace Ave
west, to launch the Natrona County Ag Expo. Les-                  17145 US Hwy 14                                               (307) 868-2407
                                                                                                     Pat Ellis                                            Worland, WY 82401
lie’s desire to launch the ag expo arrived in unison             Moorcroft, WY 82721             12852 Road 51
with her service on the board of Wyoming Ag in the                  307-756-3210              Torrington, WY 82240          Platte – Laramie Peak       Weston County Cow-Belles
Classroom, a group she served as treasurer and presi-                     (307)532-4623                 CattleWomen
                                                                                                                                                              Cindy Finley
                                                                                                                                Sandy Kontour
                                                                                                                                 307-322-1718              36 Castle Creek Rd.
     As Rob continues to serve as county commis-                Fremont County Cattle-                                                                    Newcastle, WY 82701
                                                                        Women                 Hot Springs CowBelles                                           307-746-4542
sioner, and Leslie volunteers her time to numerous                                                                         Sheridan County Cattle-
                                                                      Janet Givens               Barbara Campbell                  Women
groups that benefit the ag industry, it doesn’t appear              442 17-Mile Rd             2884 Owl Creek Road
they’ll stop making the 76.2 mile trip anytime soon.                                                                             Trink Morss
                                                                 Arapahoe, WY 82510           Thermopolis, WY 82443           42 Smith Creek Rd
     Jennifer Womack is managing editor of the Wyo-                  (307)856-6310                (307) 856-2352             Parkman, WY 82838
ming Livestock Roundup. Send comments on this                       (307)655-9724
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