The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl She writes. She home schools. She takes pictures. And, of course, she cooks. But who knew she was a gorgeous head turner in a pair of size 8s? How a woman who routinely makes love to sticks of butter manages to look so damn good will forever remain a mystery to me. Good for her. She seems too nice and down to earth for me to begrudge her a pair of skinny genes jeans. But, still. Damn!