The Pioneer Woman: Behind the Scenes with Ree Drummond

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Ree Drummond's life as The Pioneer Woman at home on her ranch in Oklahoma.

Photo By: Tom Gilbert ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Shane Bevel ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Shane Bevel ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Shane Bevel ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Tom Gilbert ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Shane Bevel ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Shane Bevel ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Shane Bevel ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Ace Cuervo ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Ace Cuervo ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

The Pioneer Woman

Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer Woman (the name of her popular blog), prepares chicken-fried steak, gravy, mashed potatoes and marinated tomato salad on her new Food Network show.

Life on the Ranch

No set here! Shot on location at her ranch in Oklahoma, The Pioneer Woman documents Ree's life in the country and the kitchen with her family.

The Beauty Shot

A dedicated blogger, Ree shoots a winning close-up of her husband Ladd's favorite sandwich.

Dedicated Taste-Tester

Ree's husband, Ladd, to whom she frequently refers as Marlboro Man, samples her latest batch of Penne Alla Vodka.

Let's Eat

Ree hollers to the household that it's time to eat. On the menu today: chicken fried steak, gravy, mashed potatoes and marinated tomato salad.

A Family Affair

The celebration of Todd's birthday continues as Ree's children and their cousins prepare a chocolate cake for the birthday boy.

Future Cooks

Ree's children Alex, Paige, Bryce and Todd look on excitedly as their mom finishes preparing a dinner of Cajun Chicken Pasta.

No Picky Eaters Here

Ree serves each of her four hungry children a plate of piping-hot Cajun Chicken Pasta.

The Great Outdoors

Ree and her friends enjoy a quiet evening in the countryside.

Good Dog

Ree tempts a well-behaved basset hound with a bite of her family-favorite dishes.

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