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The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays Giveaway

by Deborah Cruz

Ree Drummond has another fantastic cookbook coming out in just a couple of days, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays. If you are a blogger, you already know that Ree  Drummond is the Martha Stewart for busy moms. She is the only “expert” I need. She has a family to take care of, clothes to wash, kids to homeschool and a ranch to tend to yet she still manages to cook delicious meals and make it look easy. I’ve tried many of her recipes and I can attest to the fact that if you can boil water and follow a recipe you can make your family some awesome meals with the guidance of Ree. This latest cookbook  A Year of Holidays is a fantastic collection of tasty recipes, gorgeous photos and a  pinch of Ree’s signature humor sprinkled in to help you celebrate all through the year. You know you want it.

Ree sent me a signed copy to have and I was pretty excited because, as you all remember from this past BlogHer, I am a fan of The Pioneer Woman. There is just something about the Lucille Ball, Ethel Merman, Vivien Liegh combination of Ree that just makes her far too endearing to not be. The accidental country girl, award-winning blogger, Food Network personality, and #1New York Times bestselling author not only curates the most scrumptious recipes, she is also one of the sweetest and kindest people on the Internet.

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In her latest book, Ree demonstrates how to ring in your favorite holidays with inspired menus for breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners, parties, deliveries, and feasts, accompanied by fun instructions and step-by-step photos. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays is filled with creative and flavorful ideas for intimate dinners, group gatherings, and family meals. It includes nineteen recipes for Thanksgiving alone.

I have to say, aside from the Thanksgiving section, my favorites are Mother’s Day and Cinco De Mayo. My favorite recipe of all is the homemade tortillas. When I was little, I remember my own grandmother making homemade tortillas and they were just about the best thing I had ever tasted. As Ree would say they truly are the bomb diggity dog diggity bibbity bobbity boo! I never learned how to make homemade tortillas from my grandmother and she’s since passed so I am looking forward to making this recipe and teaching my daughters to make homemade tortillas.

The book is full of great recipes to keep your family fed and beautiful photos of Ree’s own beautiful family and the recipe process. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays is a fantastic collection of a variety of dishes for every occasion. I told you that you’d want one.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays is available in stores October 29th but you can win your very own signed copy here at The TRUTH about Motherhood. I am giving away 3 copies. To enter to win all you need to do is be a subscriber to The TRUTH about Motherhood and leave a comment below telling me your favorite recipe from The Pioneer Woman. You can also earn extra entries via rafflecopter.  Contest starts today and will end Friday  November 1st at 11:59 pm.

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Celeste 2013/10/27 - 4:21 pm

I have many favorites, but I always receive the most compliments when I make her Apple Dumplings. The Mountain Dew really is a magic secret ingredient!

Jeffrey 2013/10/28 - 6:30 am

I love catching her show on TV, she really has some great recipes and ideas. One of my favorites is her Chocolate Sheet Cake.

Lisa 2013/10/28 - 12:21 pm

I love her fried pork chops–quick and easy and delicious. I am actually making them tonight 🙂

Deborah Cruz 2013/10/28 - 3:09 pm

Sounds yummy!Bon Appetit

jen 2013/10/28 - 2:44 pm

love this!!! made many of her recipes and this will help me make many more! thanks for the chance.

jen 2013/10/28 - 2:45 pm

her cobblers is my favorite!

Deborah Cruz 2013/10/28 - 3:08 pm

The cobblers rock!

Deborah Cruz 2013/10/28 - 3:08 pm

Good luck!

Sabrina 2013/10/28 - 3:24 pm

Her cinnamon rolls and her sloppy joes! Yum! And so easy to make!

Chrisor 2013/10/28 - 7:01 pm

Loaded nachos are one of my faves but I don’t think you can go wrong with any of her recipes! She knows what’s good! 🙂 I’m not on Facebook so am missing out on some entries but thanks for the chance to win!

Leighann 2013/10/29 - 2:47 pm

so excited about this!!!

Leighann 2013/10/29 - 2:48 pm

sorry I didn’t read the instructions…. I don’t have a favourite because I don’t have a cook book but I would like to try her recipes.

Maureen 2013/10/29 - 5:02 pm

The Mocha Brownies are beyond good.

Debbie Owens 2013/11/01 - 12:13 pm

My favorite recipe by the Pioneer Woman is for her Peach Cobbler! It is so easy and yummy! Also lover he recipe for her Skillet Cornbread!

Kelsey 2013/11/01 - 12:19 pm

Comfort meatballs!!!!

Amanda O. 2013/11/01 - 12:20 pm

I love her onion straws. Usually put ’em on burgers and they taste reeaall good. I want to try her apple dumplings too.

luz 2013/11/01 - 12:22 pm

Too many to mention all, but definitely her creme filled chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache! Her recipes are simple but scrumptious!

Kristen Kelly 2013/11/01 - 12:22 pm

I Love Ree Drummond! My favorite recipe of her’s is the Crash Hot Potatoes! They are such a great compliment to any meal. Her Artichoke dip is also superb!

Heather 2013/11/01 - 12:33 pm

Anytime I am looking for a recipe I go directly to pioneer woman site:) Everything I have made has been spectacular! (Open face enchiladas, potato soup, bean dip, cinnamon rolls, etc…:) I love it! And I own a basset hound so we understand each other:)

LauriM 2013/11/01 - 12:51 pm

I love her Mocha Brownies and have made them several times!

Betty 2013/11/01 - 1:04 pm

Ree’s beef brisket recipe is delish as are so many of her recipes!

Cindy 2013/11/01 - 1:10 pm

Love the fancy Mac and cheese and the chicken spaghetti casserole

Amanda C 2013/11/01 - 1:12 pm

Drip beef sandwiches!!!!

Julie Olesen 2013/11/01 - 1:19 pm

I love her nachos!

Mary 2013/11/01 - 2:31 pm

I love her Cinnamon Rolls.

Michael OBrien 2013/11/01 - 8:22 pm

Probably her game day meatballs 😉

Rachel Rusticus 2013/11/01 - 9:51 pm

To be honest, I’ve never used a recipe of hers! Time to give her a try:)

Vikki 2013/11/01 - 10:22 pm

I’m all about the enchiladas!

Elena 2013/11/01 - 10:45 pm

Mocha Brownies


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