To celebrate the holidays, the Drummonds are throwing a big frontier-style dinner and dance party for the local ranchers, cowboys and their families. The potluck dinner is complete with gifts, roping contests, a live band and a glorious Christmas tree. The menu is a fabulous seasonal spread, starring Sirloin Christmas Kebobs With Bell Peppers, Christmas Ham, Creamy Rosemary Potatoes and Cowboy Santa Cookies with salads and desserts courtesy of the guests. It's friends a family putting the cowboy in Christmas.
It's a three-day countdown to the ultimate frontier-style Thanksgiving dinner, with Ree Drummond's delicious ideas for the perfect make-ahead family feast. Two days out, Ree starts on her Maple Whiskey Turkey, and stunning sides of Very Berry Cranberry Sauce, Parker House Rolls, Mashed Potatoes with Shallots, and Herbed Cornbread for Southern Dressing. On Thanksgiving Eve, Ree continues her foolproof prep plan by making her Beautiful Brussels Sprouts and Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce. As Thanksgiving dawns, she roasts the turkey, makes the Maple Whiskey Gravy, and kicks back with family.
It's family favorite 16-minute meals all the way. There's Chicken Mozzarella Pasta for a quick dinner, a snappy Cowboy Chopped Salad, then fast and fabulous French Bread Pizzas with six different toppings. Finally, there's a Beef with Snow Peas stir-fry -- a delicious whirlwind meal for her and the girls.
Ree Drummond's serving up all different types of eggs for breakfast. There's Eggs Benedict and then a fiery version of the classic, Steak and Eggs Benedict with Spicy Hollandaise. She's making the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever, Pioneer-style, and whipping up Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup. Then, some five-ingredient marvels with Eggs in Tomatoes and Spicy Eggs on Toast, and with just two ingredients is Ladd's favorite, Egg-in-a-Hole. Finally, omelets are the star in Cowboy Breakfast Sandwiches.
It's springtime and Ree Drummond's cooking up seasonal Glazed Baked Ham for a Sunday brunch. To wrap up a day's spring cleaning, there's fabulous Fried Chicken and a brilliant bonfire, then as spring has sprung she's sharing Pasta Primavera and a sweet treat for the crew: Mexican Fruit Cocktail with Sweet Lime Yogurt.
Ree Drummond's cooking up fabulous ranch-style Tex Mex. There's Cheese Enchiladas for her father-in-law and his team of fence-fixers, individual Pina Colada Tres Leches Cakes for a prairie picnic, Simple, Perfect Chili to warm up Ladd and the kids, and Mango and Virgin Margaritas for cocktail hour on the ranch.
Ree Drummond's sharing a collection of favorite summertime recipes from over the years. There's an amazing shortcut Ice Cream Pie with Easy Caramel Sauce that's a fabulous treat for her ranching crew, plus a perfect Panzanella that's her go-to summer salad. Then, Ree whips up Gazpacho with juicy shrimp, an incredible cold soup for hot days. Finally, in a seasonal surprise, she's turning juicy berries into Strawberry Salsa for get-ahead Grilled Chicken Tacos.
Ree Drummond's sharing four favorite 16-minute standby meals. First, snappy Thai Beef With Peppers and an incredibly Quick and Easy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta, both starring pantry staples. Then she's cooking fast and light with Heavenly Hummus Wraps and taking tasty shortcuts with Apple Peanut Butter Delights, a delicious freezer-friendly get-ahead snack.
The Drummond kids are in the kitchen for a fun collection of culinary collaborations. First, Paige and Bryce are getting creative with make-your-own own Grilled Fruit Pizza, then the kids and cousins are pitching in on a great birthday Strawberry Shortcake Cake. There's a mother-daughter reboot of the cutest Marshmallow Pops, and anything goes in a combo of Todd and Crazy Chocolate Bark.
It's all about indoor grilling with four of Ree Drummond's favorites from down the years. She's cooking up Spicy Sausage Dogs for the family, then throwing juicy patties and pineapple on the grill for totally over-the-top Hawaiian Burgers. Plus, Ree's keeping it low carb and luscious with Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Baby Bok Choy and grilling fruit for a fabulous Grilled Nectarine Salad.
Ree Drummond is in the kitchen to prepare a frontier-style Thanksgiving with some of her favorite recipes, starting with Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce. Her holiday spread includes four stunning side dishes -- Broccoli Wild Rice Casserole, No-Knead Clover Leaf Rolls, Green Beans and Tomatoes, and Soul Sweet Taters. She makes the most of leftovers in Pumpkin Smoothies for the kids and a toasty Leftover Thanksgiving Panini. Festive Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Champagne Cocktails put the fizz in Ree's Friendsgiving celebration, and she wraps up her holiday preparations with her Favorite Turkey Brine, Turkey Gravy and flavorful Orange Rosemary Butter.
Ree Drummond shares a glorious spread of Christmas sweet treats and fun seasonal snapshots. In the cookie department, she makes charming Christmas Cherries, Christmas Cake Cookies and Wild West Gingerbreads decorated with Royal Icing. Her sweet party treats include Cow Patties and Quick and Easy Peppermint Fudge, and it wouldn't be Christmas without Mini Pecan Sticky Buns and Cinnamon Rolls delivered by the Drummond elves. Ree fills her holiday candy dishes with Homemade Gumdrops, Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan Pretzel Bites and Hard Candy Shot Glasses, and she whips up Chocolate Mint Brownie Bites and Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies for Santa, too.
Ree Drummond picks her favorite four spicy and snappy 16-minute meals from over the years. For the cowboys, there's Tex Mex Fried Rice that's ready in no time at all, then a creamy curry Indian-inspired Mulligatawny Soup, followed by Pawhuska Cheesesteaks with a cayenne zip and finally a Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry that's stove top to plate in moments.
It's Ree Drummond against the clock with four of her best surf or turf 16-minute marvels. She makes Cilantro Lime Salmon, a tasty combo of speed and flavor, for lunch with her friend, Hayley. Ginger Steak Salad and super speedy Shrimp Tacos with slaw and toppings are made start to finish in 16 minutes flat. Then Ree heads back to the turf and wraps things up with Lighter Fried Pork Chops served with super fast white beans and spinach.
Ree Drummond is handpicking three of her best 16-minute chicken dinners from over the years, all with an Italian vibe. Lighter Chicken Parmesan has all the yumminess of the classic dish, and her Pepperoni Chicken is absolutely unbeatable fast food for Todd and his friend -- and it's even better when they pitch in to help make it. Then Ree makes Chicken Piccata and decadent Buttery Lemon Noodles to share with her mother-in-law.