The Pioneer Woman Cooks, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier, and The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays are all #1 New York Times bestselling books by Ree Drummond. The Pioneer Woman, Ree's well-known website, was launched in 2006 and features her cooking, photography, and country-life experiences. The Pioneer Woman, her cooking show, debuted on Food Network in 2011. Ethel Merman, Lucille Ball, and The Godfather are all favorites of Ree's. Her husband and four children live on a working cattle ranch in Oklahoma.