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The Marshal and the Madam Podcast Episode 15: Prairie Fever

Sherry and Marshall discuss prairie fever. Learn about isolation, loneliness, and depression experienced by pioneers on the prairie. They talk about the Homestead Act, Willa Cather's books about it, weather, and more. There's also a frontier recipe for potato salad in this episode.

By |2021-07-20T16:05:54-04:00July 20th, 2021|Podcast, Recipes|0 Comments

The Marshal and the Madam Podcast Episode 12: Cost of Goods on the Frontier

In this episode Sherry and Marshall explore the cost of goods on the frontier. They'll share some comparisons of today's money versus the value of the dollar in the 1800s. They discuss how much people earned, what is cost to run a Kansas farm, mail-order catalogs, and the amount it cost to shop for every day items. This show's lagniappe is a recipe for escalloped tomatoes.

By |2021-06-29T12:59:47-04:00June 29th, 2021|Podcast, Recipes|0 Comments

The Marshal and the Madam Podcast Episode 11: Cattle Drives

Listen to the Sherry and Marshall as they share some fun history about the iconic western cattle drives. They share chuckwagon stories, cowboy vernacular, wrangler life, and a story about a chuckwagon cook who lost his clothes to a cow. This show's lagniappe includes a recipe for fruit cobbler.

By |2021-06-21T17:07:15-04:00June 21st, 2021|Podcast, Recipes|0 Comments

The Marshal and the Madam Podcast Episode 10: Mail Order Brides

In this episode the marshal and the madam will explore the mail-order bride world on the frontier. Learn what the term really meant, meet some of the men and women who solicited "object matrimony." Listen as Sherry and Marshall share real advertisements and true stories about love, heart break, and murder! This show's lagniappe includes a recipe for chicken croquettes.  

By |2021-06-21T17:08:53-04:00June 21st, 2021|Podcast, Recipes|0 Comments

The Marshal and the Madam Episode 7: Pioneer Products We Still Use Today

In this show, the Marshal and the Madam explore some of the products the pioneers used that we still do today. They'll share some fun details about boots, food and drink, musical instruments, firearms, and personal care products. This show includes a recipe for some historic cheese sandwiches.

By |2021-06-09T13:27:52-04:00May 24th, 2021|Food & Health, Podcast, Recipes|0 Comments

The Marshal and the Madam Episode 6: Frontier Women, the Gentle Tamers of the West

Tune into this episode to hear the Marshal and the Madam discuss frontier women, who were the gentle tamers of the west. The Madam discusses their influence included sophistication, churches, schools, and beautification of the American frontier. Marshal talks about women on the trails, Mary Kidder Rak, and Nellie Cashman.   This podcast includes a recipe served at Nellie Cashman's Russ House.

By |2021-05-17T15:31:57-04:00May 17th, 2021|Podcast, Recipes|0 Comments