Parents' Guide to

Paula's Home Cooking

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Cooking show serves up comfort food with Southern charm.

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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

Granny reader on Paula Deen

I love Paula Deen! Her cooking is quite delightful indeed. I give this 80 thousand stars of rating! Some people are discouraged by her present day diabetes. Well you know what I have to say about that, I HAVE DIABETES TYPE 2! You cant just give up butter, it's addicting. Paula is indeed my idol!

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age 10+

Paula Deen is a great cook!

Paula Deen may cook some food items in high calories, fat, sodium, andbutter, but she is still a good cook. She is always happy.

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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

Deen, a former caterer and restaurant owner, guides viewers through recipes that include lots of oil, shortening, butter, cream, sugar, and other rich ingredients -- i.e. the things that are considered staples of Southern cooking. The cheerful cook also shares stories about her life and about her now-adult sons, Jamie and Bobby, who often appear on the show and cook along with her.

The recipes featured here aren't intended for people who are counting calories and/or watching their cholesterol. But the combination of mouthwatering comfort food, luscious desserts, and Deen's sunny personality creates a fun, welcoming viewing experience that just may inspire people to start whipping up their own traditional recipes.

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