|Photo courtesy Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering|
Shirley has been chuckwagon cooking for decades and like most camp cooks, shares a knowledge which has influence the generations to come. Lynzy Alaniz, is Shirley's great grand daughter who quickly took a liking towards baking. Lynzy's mother, Becky Alaniz stated "She has competed in the youth group competition at the Red Steagall event for the last three years. She is a hands own learner. The very first time she was told she would be able to cook like her great grandma, Lynzy became very excited.
|Lynzy Alaniz competes at the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering|
Judging in the meat category, Hester 2H wagon won first place, Henry Jennings taking second followed by the Rafter JB Wagon in third place.
Beans: 1st Place Tie – Rafter JB Wagon and Moreland Chuck Wagon; 3rd Place - Out Yonder
Bread: 1st C Bar C Wagon, 2nd Breakaway Wagon, 3rd Hester 2H Wagon
Dessert: 1st Rafter JB Wagon, 2nd Flint Creek, 3rd Sulphur Draw
Overall: 1st Hester 2H Wagon, 2nd Henry Jennings
|The chuck wagon is the state vehicle.
Photo: AP Photo/Fort Worth Star-Telegra|