- Jun 9, 2013
- North West England
She's on over here at (my) breakfast time so I sometimes watch her if I'm not in a hurry. She hasn't persuaded me to cook many of her dishes.I don't sugar dishes that are considered savory. When it comes to most dinner sides that do use sugar (cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole), I use about half the amount of sweetener called for - and that's without using the baking soda trick! Then again, most times when I've read over one of the Pioneer Woman's recipes, I don't understand what the popularity is. Most times I'll read the recipe and say
Maybe the draw is her screen presence? I don't know, since I've never seen one of her shows, either. I lead a sheltered life when it comes to cooking shows.
I do like "The Barefoot Contessa" programmes though and (looks guiltily over her shoulder and whispers) I have most of her books and have used some of the recipes