Ree Drummond shares four favorite 16-minute standby meals. First, Thai beef with peppers and a quick and easy roasted red pepper pasta, both starring pantry staples. Then she cooks fast and light with hummus wraps and apple peanut butter delights.
Ree Drummond's cooking up ranch-style Tex Mex. There's Cheese Enchiladas for her father-in-law and his team of fence-fixers, individual Pina Colada Tres Leches Cakes for a prairie picnic, simple Chili to warm up Ladd and the kids, and Mango and Virgin Margaritas for cocktail hour on the ranch.
Ladd and his father feed cattle on the ranch, while sharing stories about the old days and looking forward to a slap-up cowboy spread prepared by Ree Drummond, who mixes up a fabulous PW Steak Rub to sprinkle over juicy Breakfast Steaks. Then, on the side, there's cheesy Breakfast Grits with bacon and spicy jalapenos. There's also a pan of sticky sweetness in the form of Ree's mom's classic Apple Dumplings.
It's Ree vs. her own restaurant, out to win Ladd's breakfast heart. She makes his favorite slap-up platter, the Farmer's Breakfast, with over-easy fried eggs, a slab of honey-glazed ham, fried sausage and bacon, plus Crispy Bits Potatoes. The whole meal is made more alluring with glorious Sticky Buns.
Ree Drummond is elevating four mundane, store-bought ingredients. She's turning a ready-made angel food cake into a stunning Baked Alaska, then she's taking a package of cookie dough and conjuring up Fruit Tarts. Ree's changing up a round white loaf into Roasted Garlic Four Cheese Pull-Apart Bread, and finally some humble can of tomato soup becomes beyond-good Tomato Soup 2.0.
Ree Drummond is cleaning out her fridge and using up food that's on its way out. She's turning milk and cream into a wonderful Lemon Rice Pudding with leftover lemons, while the produce drawer is transformed into a cool, delicious Fridge Gazpacho. Then, there's a red Tex Mex marinade and an herby green marinade to transform chicken breasts into grilled Tex Mex Chicken and Chicken Alfredo.
Ree Drummond is testing delicious ideas for kitchen hacks to up her breakfast game. There's a shortcut to the divine with Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Pancakes. She's going experimental with a crazy Omelet in a Bag and unleashing the waffle iron for cheesy hacked Wafflemaker Hash Browns. To get ahead, there's Strawberries and Cream Muesli and a Mango Marvel Smoothie pack.
Ree Drummond's filling the fridge with the kids' favorite foods while they're all helping out at the Merc. First, there's Paige's quiche with her pick of fillings. Then, a broccoli cheese mac and cheese mash-up as ordered by Bryce.
It's time for evening meals in Ree Drummond's 16-minute frontier fast lane. First up are speedy shrimp tacos with slaw and fixings, followed by pork chops with wine and garlic and a side of zesty, lemony green beans. Also: a recipe for pepperoni chicken.
It's springtime and Ree Drummond is cooking up a seasonal glazed baked ham for a Sunday brunch. To wrap up a day's spring cleaning, there's fabulous fried chicken and a brilliant bonfire. Then, as spring has sprung she's sharing pasta primavera and a sweet treat of Mexican fruit cocktail with sweet lime yogurt.
Dinner includes shepherd's pie made from a hearty beef stew with beer and paprika covered in a thick layer of horseradish mashed potatoes. To serve on the side, there's roasted carrots with vinaigrette; and for dessert, a stunning raspberry cream pie.
Ree makes three to-go lunches. Included: beef noodle salad bowls with peanut sauce; a cowboy bento box packed with chicken wings in homemade BBQ sauce, creamy lemon basil potato salad, and apple-and-celery slaw; and a portable kale pasta Mason jar salad.
A new cowboy on the ranch is welcomed with a frontier-style dinner kit of his favorite food. On the menu: hearty short rib sandwiches; roasted butternut squash salad; salted caramel frosted brownies; and a vat of sweet tea lemonade.
Three get-ahead dinners are prepared by Ree as she shares the story of opening day at her store, the Mercantile. On the menu: butternut mac and cheese; Tuscan bean soup; and to-go chili packets for chili dogs, chili nachos and chili cheeseburgers.
Ree's menu for game night includes some crazy, fun ideas. She demonstrates recipes for pull-apart pizza rolls; over-the-top Hawaiian burgers piled high with grilled pineapple; taco quesadillas; and husky bark, which is inspired by their team colors.
Make-ahead portable canapes are on the menu when Ree Drummond throws a cocktail bash. Included: Asian beef skewers; retro ham salad in endive cups; simple salami roll-ups; a no-cook crudite platter; and tiny tomato tarts. Also: decadent black and white brownies; chewy caramel-nut truffles; and a Pawhuska Prohibition punch.