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The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

I purchased this cookbook for my Nook tablet. I love The Pioneer

I purchased this cookbook for my Nook tablet. I love The Pioneer Woman's blog, tv show and I have her first cookbook. For the 1 star review, yes some recipes are basic and I can eyeball a teaspoon of salt, but I love Ree Drummond's style and how she can take the basics ...
I purchased this cookbook for my Nook tablet. I love The Pioneer Woman's blog, tv show and I have her first cookbook. For the 1 star review, yes some recipes are basic and I can eyeball a teaspoon of salt, but I love Ree Drummond's style and how she can take the basics and turn it into something wonderful. Her enchilada sauce was almost identical to my grandmother and mother, but adding one of the ingredients made it even better! Her creamy mashed potatoes are now part of my Thanksgiving menu! I can't wait to try the recipes in this book.

posted by JuanitaC on April 6, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

25 out of 115 people found this review helpful.

NOT WORTH IT!!!

It is hard to say if the appeal is that our world has gone so far away from the very most basic cooking skills or just that her blog has such devoted followers that they will buy anything she does a book signing for - even if every recipe can be found on her blog, free ...
It is hard to say if the appeal is that our world has gone so far away from the very most basic cooking skills or just that her blog has such devoted followers that they will buy anything she does a book signing for - even if every recipe can be found on her blog, free of charge. This woman is the most basic amateur imaginable. These recipes, as well as those in the first book, are things that anyone who had any direction at all in their mother's or grandmother's kitchen learned at a very young age. If you need a recipe for pico de gallo or if you need a picture of what measuring and adding a teapoon of salt looks like, then these are the books for you. I think people are confusing the enjoyment of viewing her photography online with her somehow being qualified to write cookbooks, but both Ree personally and her publisher have spent a great deal of marketing money to get her into and onto everything publicity-wise and boy is it working. My advice, however, is save your money. Open your momma's recipe box and you will find all of this and much more. Or, just go to her blog and print them off at no charge.

posted by 11411320 on March 25, 2012

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  • Posted August 18, 2012

    Will not work on iPad

    Well, my aunt has this cook book and it's amazing. I have a nook app on my iPad. It will not work on an iPad. This is the second purchase I have made that will not work on an iPad. $5 down the tube. Buy the cookbook. It's great, just don't expect it to work on your iPad.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 3, 2012

    I liked Ree as soon as I saw her and what she was doing. Having

    I liked Ree as soon as I saw her and what she was doing. Having been raised on large farms and cooking for 19 - ? for every meal, quick and easy recipes are great.
    I'll bet the flavors are all there. Cooking on a ranch is a hard job. Whenever you get tired Ree - call me and I'll cook in your stead anytime. Love the show.

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