This Is the First Thing Ree Ever Cooked for Ladd

You never get a second chance to make a first impression or do you?


Photo by: Kenneth M. Ruggiano ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Kenneth M. Ruggiano, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

On an episode of The Pioneer Woman, Ree recounts her dating faux pas the first time she cooked for Ladd. The two hadn’t been seeing each other for very long when she offered to cook dinner for him and decided on a huge platter of Linguini with Clam Sauce.

“Talk about the perfect food for a cattle rancher,” Ree laughs. “Knowing what I now know about Ladd Drummond, this cracks me up … He’s kind of a meat and potatoes type.” The odd choice didn’t deter Ladd and after more than two decades of marriage and four children they are still going strong. Tune in Saturday at 10a|9c as Ree takes fans questions and reveals more about life on the ranch, shares her fashion favorites and cooks new recipes. 

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