5 Life Lessons from Paula Deen

Let Queen Paula tell it like it is
Chia Chong

Deen is always willing to share her words of wisdom. 

Paula Deen has seen a lot in her lifetime. The Southern belle certainly has a way with words, and she’s not afraid to use them. Here are five of her finest gems:

Life Lesson #1:
“Onions and bacon cooking up just makes your kitchen smell so good. In fact, one day I'm going to come up with a room deodorizer that smells like bacon and onions. It's a fabulous smell.”

Life Lesson #2:
“I don't want to spend my life not having good food going into my pie hole. That hole was made for pies.”

Life Lesson #3:
“You don't want to make a steady diet of just lettuce. You don't want to make a steady diet of fried chicken.”

Life Lesson #4:
“I figure it's almost like a balance. We're eating these wonderful collard greens and turnip greens which are so medicinally good for you and, OK, so what if it has a little ham hock in it?”

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Life Lesson #5:
“I will never use a substitute for butter. Margarine is one molecule away from eating plastic. If I'm going to eat that type of food, it's going to be the real deal.”