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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  • Ree whips up a beautiful brunch for three generations of Drummond girls. There are delicious Maple Oat Nut Scones, an incredible Cowgirl Quiche and glamorous Champagne Oranges. Then Ree's bringing the coffee shop to the country with homemade Frozen Mochas. It's fabulous fun and quality time for the ladies that brunch.

  • It's a home schooling day on the ranch and Ree is running both the classroom and the cafeteria! For breakfast, there are Muffins With Vanilla Butter, then Ree turns lunch lady to serve up Chicken and Noodles. Plus there are delicious Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter S'mores for spelling bee prizes.

  • It's a big day of cleaning up the homestead with a massive bonfire to round it all off after an alfresco dinner of crispy Fried Chicken, Perfect Potato Salad, crunchy Colorful Coleslaw and Individual Key Lime Pies to eat around the fire.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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'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.

  • 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.

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  • It's a big day of cleaning up the homestead with a massive bonfire to round it all off after an alfresco dinner of crispy Fried Chicken, Perfect Potato Salad, crunchy Colorful Coleslaw and Individual Key Lime Pies to eat around the fire.

  • It's a home schooling day on the ranch and Ree is running both the classroom and the cafeteria! For breakfast, there are Muffins With Vanilla Butter, then Ree turns lunch lady to serve up Chicken and Noodles. Plus there are delicious Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter S'mores for spelling bee prizes.

  • Ree whips up a beautiful brunch for three generations of Drummond girls. There are delicious Maple Oat Nut Scones, an incredible Cowgirl Quiche and glamorous Champagne Oranges. Then Ree's bringing the coffee shop to the country with homemade Frozen Mochas. It's fabulous fun and quality time for the ladies that brunch.

  • Ree's stocking up the freezer for Ladd's grandmother, Edna Mae. On the drive from the ranch to town, she's sharing the mouthwatering dishes that's she's packed to go: All the perfect food to have on hand, plus tips and tricks. With recipes for Waffles, Lasagna Roll Ups, Potato Soup and Cheese Toast.

  • 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.

  • It's Ree Drummond and her husband Ladd's anniversary, so to celebrate she's cooking a meal for the whole family. She prepares a fabulous Prime Rib for Five with Chimichurri Sauce, along with sides of Colorado Wedge Salad with Buttermilk Dressing, crispy Hasselback Potatoes, and Rustic Country Bread with Honey Butter.

  • Ree Drummond's daughter Alex and her best friends are heading to college, and while they have a dorm room craft day, Ree's cooking up a Tex-Mex feast with juicy marinated Green Chile Chicken, spicy Taco Potatoes, a layered Mexican Salad and a real showstopping finale, Key Lime Pie.

  • 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.

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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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