Paula Deen, a household name that’s long been synonymous with quintessential Southern food, has been capturing hearts and inspiring home cooks for decades. Fans know her for her famously endearing drawl and down-home cooking as well as her longtime signature sign-off: “Love and Best Dishes.” This phrase perfectly sums up the content of her final cookbook and conveys the love and gratitude she has for her fans. For this very special book, Paula has combed through her family’s collection of never-before-seen recipes and photos that have been passed down from generation to generation.
Equal parts memoir and cookbook, Love and Best Dishes: Recipes and Stories from the Heart features tales from Paula’s childhood, the trials and tribulations that came with her success, and the joys and unforgettable memories her career has brought her. From growing up in Albany, Georgia, and starting The Lady & Sons as a single mother to achieving nationwide fame through her television show and namesake restaurants, Paula shares her most intimate collection of work yet including recipes from her now hard-to-find first two spiral-bound cookbooks.
The book features more than 100 treasured recipes thoughtfully selected by Paula along with beautiful, full-color photography to accompany each recipe. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to collect this final cookbook and own a piece Paula Deen’s unforgettable legacy.
Included in Love and Best Dishes, you’ll find cherished recipes for
- Elvis Presley Cake
- Apple Bacon Sticky Biscuits
- Pimiento Cheese Tomato Bake
- Bubba’s Beer Biscuits
- The Lady’s Cheesy Mac
- Chicken-Fried Pork Chops
- Corn Casserole
- Zucchini-Corn Casserole
- Chocolate Pound Cake
- Thin & Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies
- and more