Accompanying an inner-city teenager to the ranch where hell be spending the summer as part of a relocation project proves to be more of an adventure than anticipated for a social worker. After making a poor impression onthe one member of the host family whos sure to object to their presence, things go downhill fast. The grumpy ranchers defenses are finely honed, and so are hers, so their budding relationship is doomed from the start. But his famously matchmaking family has other plans, and theyre not shy about implementing them. Newcomer Molly OKeefe gives us TOO MANY COOKS (3), a briskly-paced story with an appealing cast of characters.

Reviewed by: 
Catherine Witmer