Experience the Comfort of Cowboy Food
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Experience the Comfort of Cowboy Food

It's all about hearty, satisfying favorites when Ree's cooking for Ladd and his cowboy pals. Check out her top recipes for stick-to-your-ribs picks, including this decadent chicken-fried steak blanketed with gravy.

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  • No time? No Problem! Ree's solving time saving quandaries on love, life and what to cook in a time crunch, with recipes for a Quick and Easy Apple Tart, a speedy Shrimp Stir Fry and for the meat lovers, a fast and fabulous Big Steak Salad with crispy onion strings.

  • While Ree Drummond's husband, Ladd, gives a lesson on feeding the ranch's cattle, Ree's in the kitchen cooking up three comforting make-ahead meals. She makes Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole, Tex-Mex Tamale Pie with a spicy beef filling, and a big pan of hearty Bean and Bacon Soup.

  • Ree Drummond is having a night on the town with Ladd at a big bash for the Osage Cattlemen's Convention, so she's taken care of dinner for the kids to eat back at home. She prepares a slam-in-the-oven Mini Meatballs Pasta Bake and a kit for Make-Your-Own-Salad with Caesar Ranch Dressing. For dessert, she makes all the components to build a Mixed Berry Shortcake.

  • Ree Drummond is working on some great new ideas for cooking low carb! First up in the test kitchen is some flavorsome and fantastic Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Baby Bok Choy, then a whole new take on pizza with Cauliflower Crust and incredible Spicy Pizza Sauce. Finally, a real dynamic duo: Roasted Shrimp with Cherry Tomatoes alongside Roasted Lemon-Chile Broccoli.

  • Ree's sharing her ideas of the best things in the world. There are comfort classics like the Best Tomato Soup Ever and the Best Grilled Cheese Ever. For breakfast, the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever and a dessert to die for, the Best Yogurt Parfait Ever.

  • Ree Drummond and her daughter Paige prepare a care package full of mouthwatering dishes for Ladd's grandmother, Edna Mae. They start off by baking a Zucchini Cake topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting, and then move on to crispy Seasoned Crackers. Next, an Escalloped Cabbage Casserole with a cheesy sauce that goes perfectly with Honey Glazed Ham.

  • Ree Drummond is cooking up a celebration dinner for her husband, Ladd's, birthday. There are delicious Chili Cheese Burgers, crisp Thin Fries, a cowboy-friendly Wedge Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Ranch dressing and a towering Yellow Cake with the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting that Ladd loves.

  • Ree's making a rib-sticking breakfast delivery to hungry cattle workers. It's all the cowboy favorites; Best Breakfast Potatoes Ever, Spicy Scrambled Eggs, warm Black Pepper and Sage Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, all served tailgate-style off the back of Ree's pick up.

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  • While Ree Drummond's husband, Ladd, gives a lesson on feeding the ranch's cattle, Ree's in the kitchen cooking up three comforting make-ahead meals. She makes Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole, Tex-Mex Tamale Pie with a spicy beef filling, and a big pan of hearty Bean and Bacon Soup.

  • No time? No Problem! Ree's solving time saving quandaries on love, life and what to cook in a time crunch, with recipes for a Quick and Easy Apple Tart, a speedy Shrimp Stir Fry and for the meat lovers, a fast and fabulous Big Steak Salad with crispy onion strings.

  • Ree Drummond is working on some great new ideas for cooking low carb! First up in the test kitchen is some flavorsome and fantastic Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Baby Bok Choy, then a whole new take on pizza with Cauliflower Crust and incredible Spicy Pizza Sauce. Finally, a real dynamic duo: Roasted Shrimp with Cherry Tomatoes alongside Roasted Lemon-Chile Broccoli.

  • Ree Drummond is cooking up a celebration dinner for her husband, Ladd's, birthday. There are delicious Chili Cheese Burgers, crisp Thin Fries, a cowboy-friendly Wedge Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Ranch dressing and a towering Yellow Cake with the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting that Ladd loves.

  • Ree's swapping kids for a sleepover with her best friend Hyacinth. The girls go to Hyacinth's and the boys come to Ree's where it's a boy friendly breakfast for dinner, with Sausage Pancakes on Sticks with Tater Tots and Purple Monster Smoothies and after an early morning working with Ladd on the ranch there's dinner for breakfast, with Biscuits, Steak Bites, Perfect Fried Eggs and Frozen Fruit Cups.

  • Black Beans are the center of Ree's menu today. They're fabulous with Mango Guacamole and divine in a Taco Pizza. They bulk up Grilled Veggie Burritos and make a quick Black Bean Burger.

  • Ree holds a slumber party for Paige and her four very best friends. They kick off their day of fun with Cinnamon Baked French Toast before they go horse riding on the ranch. Ree delivers them a picnic by the creek with Prairie Sushi and Kid Friendly Pasta Salad. Then there's some soccer to play and a seriously fun treat up at the lodge, decorating Hand Cookies, the perfect end to their day of prairie adventures.

  • Ree and her sister-in-law are throwing a big engagement bash for her friend. There are irresistible appetizers: Brie-Stuffed Mushrooms, Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp With Chili Butter and an amazing main course meal: Prime Rib and Horseradish Sauce with Whisky Glazed Carrots and Roasted Asparagus With Peas on the side. For dessert: Chipotle Salted Chocolate Truffles, a tower of Cupcakes and glasses of fizz to toast the future Mr. and Mrs.

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About the Host

Ree is a writer, photographer, ranch wife and mother of four. She is now host of Food Network's hit show The Pioneer Woman.

About the Show

Take one sassy former city girl, her hunky rancher husband, a band of adorable kids, an extended family, cowboys, 3,000 wild mustangs, a herd of cattle and one placid basset hound and you have The Pioneer Woman. The Pioneer Woman is an open invitation into Ree Drummond's life: The award-winning blogger and best-selling cookbook author comes to Food Network and shares her special brand of home cooking, from throw-together suppers to elegant celebrations. The series, set against the incredible story of life at home on the range, is the next best thing to actually sitting on a stool in Ree's kitchen.

More About The Pioneer Woman

Take one sassy former city girl, her hunky rancher husband, a band of adorable kids, an extended family, cowboys, 3,000 wild mustangs, a herd of cattle and one placid basset hound and you have The Pioneer Woman. The Pioneer Woman is an open invitation into Ree Drummond's life: The award-winning blogger and best-selling cookbook author comes to Food Network and shares her special brand of home cooking, from throw-together suppers to elegant celebrations. The series, set against the incredible story of life at home on the range, is the next best thing to actually sitting on a stool in Ree's kitchen.

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