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Healthy & Delicious: Pioneer Woman's Cranberry Sauce

Serious Eats Kristen Swensson Sturt 19 comments

Editor's note: On Mondays, Kristen Swensson of Cheap, Healthy, Good swings by these parts to share healthy and delicious recipes with us. Take it away, Kristen! [Photograph: Kristen Swensson] Cranberry sauce has always been an afterthought on my family's holiday... More

Cook the Book: Perfect Pot Roast

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 8 comments

"All of a sudden my house smelled more like my grandmother's house than my own." Chuck roast. [Flickr: joshbousel] There are so many things that I love about fall—the crisp air, pulling on that first wool sweater, smelling smoke that... More

Cook the Book: Simple, Perfect Chili

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 6 comments

I have spent a happy, happy week cooking from Ree Drummond's The Pioneer Woman Cooks. Drummond has become a welcome and very pleasant presence in my house, especially when meal times roll around. Every single recipe that I have tested... More

Macaroni and Cheese

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

The following recipe is from the October 28 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! According to Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, macaroni and cheese was the only thing that she... More

Cook the Book: BBQ Jalapeño Poppers

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 11 comments

"Drummond says she's caught her guests stuffing these little guys into their purses." [Flickr: nonelvis] Jalapeño poppers have no redeeming nutritional value, no cult following (at least not one I am aware of), and aren't exactly the classiest of foods.... More

Cook the Book: Chocolate Sheet Cake

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 34 comments

The cake clocked in at a little less than half an hour from start to finish, icing and all. There's no messing with a sifter, or even bringing butter to room temperature. This recipe from The Pioneer Woman Cooks seems like the antithesis of every established rule of baking. It's just so easy. More

Cook the Book: Migas

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 12 comments

This migas (with potatoes, beans, and tortillas) is actually from Mi Madre's in Austin. [Flickr: Mr. Wright] There are so many good things about Ree Drummond's The Pioneer Woman: wonderful recipes, beautiful photographs her family and ranch, sweet and funny... More

Cook the Book: 'The Pioneer Woman Cooks'

Caroline Russock Closed

Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, will be the first to tell you that sometimes life doesn't turn out the way you'd expect it to. She was on her way to Chicago from Los Angeles when she met her knight in shining spurs and future husband, the "Marlboro Man." Before Drummond—once a self-proclaimed city girl—knew it, she was married to this unlikely man of her dreams and whisked off to a vast cattle ranch in Oklahoma. While the story is pretty darn romantic, adjusting to ranch life wasn't exactly easy for the Pioneer Woman. The reality of life without take-out Thai food, fancy coffee, and weekly mani-pedis was a little hard at first. While whipping up a breakfast of sausage... More

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