The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier

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HarperCollins, Mar 13, 2012 - Cooking - 304 pages
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I'm Pioneer Woman.

And I love to cook.

Once upon a time, I fell in love with a cowboy. A strapping, rugged, chaps-wearing cowboy. Then I married him, moved to his ranch, had his babies . . . and wound up loving it. Except the manure. Living in the country for more than fifteen years has taught me a handful of eternal truths: every new day is a blessing, every drop of rain is a gift . . . and nothing tastes more delicious than food you cook yourself.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier is a mouthwatering collection of the simple-but-scrumptious recipes that rotate through my kitchen on a regular basis, including Perfect Pancakes, Cowgirl Quiche, Sloppy Joes, Italian Meatball Soup, White Chicken Enchiladas, and a spicy Carnitas Pizza that'll win you over for life. There are also some elegant offerings for more special occasions at your house: Osso Buco, Honey-Plum-Soy Chicken, and Rib-Eye Steak with an irresistible Onion-Blue Cheese Sauce. And the decadent assortment of desserts, including Blackberry Chip Ice Cream, Apple Dumplings, and Coffee Cream Cake, will make your heart go pitter-pat in the most wonderful way.

In addition to detailed step-by-step photographs, all the recipes in this book have one other important quality in common: They're guaranteed to make your kids, sweetheart, dinner guests, in-laws, friends, cousins, or resident cowboys smile, sigh, and beg for seconds. (And hug you and kiss you and be devoted to you for life.)

I hope you enjoy, devour, and love this book.

I sure did love making it for you.

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The pictures and step-by-step instructions were great. - Goodreads
I love her writing style. - Goodreads
The recipes are good. - Goodreads
The recipes are easy and have step by step pictures. - Goodreads
The photography is eye candy. - Goodreads
Her recipes are simple yet delicious! - Overstock.com

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I think that sometimes people just jump on the bandwagon of popularity and loving everything somebody does even if it's not always feasible. These recipes take a lot of time. They require expensive ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joan - Goodreads

My mom was a big baker when I was growing up, but I (foolishly) didn't pay attention at the time. Since then, I've been very hit-or-miss with baking success, so I really appreciate PW's step-by-step ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Ree Drummond is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks. Ree's beloved website, The Pioneer Woman, was founded in 2006 and showcases her cooking, photography, and anecdotes about country life. Her cooking show, The Pioneer Woman, premiered on Food Network in 2011. Ree loves Ethel Merman songs, Toni Collette, and Gone With the Wind, and lives on a working cattle ranch in Oklahoma with her husband and four children.

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