Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond Gets Food Network Series

(PRESS RELEASE)

Award-winning blogger and best-selling cookbook author Ree Drummond brings her signature wit and down-home recipes to an all-new Food Network series. Shot on location at her family’s picturesque Oklahoma ranch, The Pioneer Woman premieres Saturday, August 27th at 11:30AM ET/PT, serving up a slice of frontier life along with the “accidental country girl’s” step-by-step recipes for creating wholesome, hearty family meals and elegant menus for entertaining. Before the on-air premiere, fans will have a chance to get a sneak peek of footage from the premiere episode beginning Monday, August 22th at 9am ET on www.foodnetwork.com/pioneerwoman.

“Ree’s easy-going humor and down-to-earth approach to food and life have won her millions of devoted fans online,” said Bob Tuschman, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Programming and Production for Food Network. “In her new series, she’ll welcome us onto the ranch and into her home to share her secrets for turning simple variations on traditional American fare into memorable mealtimes for family and friends.”

Over the past five years, Drummond has chronicled her life as a city-gal-turned-rancher’s-wife on her phenomenally popular food and lifestyle blog, ‘The Pioneer Woman’. With her new Food Network series, Ree invites viewers home to the range to watch and learn as she flips Lemon Blueberry Pancakes for son Todd’s birthday breakfast, achieves a Perfect Pot Roast for Sunday family dinner, and serves up Fig, Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza and Sangria for ladies night in. In between culinary conquests, Ree takes time to wrangle horses, compete in a shooting contest with her husband Ladd (aka “The Marlboro Man”), have fun with her four adorable kids and try to keep Charlie the basset hound out of trouble.

Ree Drummond is a writer, photographer, ranch wife and mother of four. Her blog, ThePioneerWoman.com, attracts over 20 million page views per month and was named Weblog of the Year at the 2011, 2010, and 2009 Bloggie Awards. Drummond is also the author of the #1 best-selling cookbook “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl” and the 2011 memoir “Black Heels to Tractor Wheels—A Love Story,” which opened at #2 on The New York Times Best Seller list for nonfiction hardcover. Ree’s children’s picture book, “Charlie the Ranch Dog,” which chronicles the adventures of her much-beloved Basset Hound, also premiered at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. Drummond has appeared on numerous national talk shows including “Good Morning America,” “TODAY,” “The View” and “Fox & Friends.”

For more information, videos and recipes visit: www.foodnetwork.com/the-pioneer-woman and checkout Ree’s blog at http://thepioneerwoman.com/.

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