You don’t want to make a steady diet of just lettuce. You don’t want to make a steady diet of fried chicken.
When it’s said and done the one thing I want to leave on this earth is hope. I have felt hopelessness and it’s a terrible feeling. Hopelessness will destroy you. I want to bring hope to other people.
There was one thing my daddy wouldn’t tolerate in any shape form or fashion and that was being unkind or rude to somebody. That was just very important to my folks. And as it turns out that was a legacy that he left me that money can’t buy is how to be able to treat people.
Of course I will continue to share my favorite Southern recipes just like my mama grandmother and family shared with me over the years. And now I’ll be adding a little bit of a lighter touch to some of these wonderful dishes.
It’s amazing how good getting up and moving makes you feel.
I’ll keep peace at all cost even if I choke to death on my tongue.
I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life.
I don’t care what the haters and naysayers say. If they make jokes about me I’ll laugh because they’ll probably be funny.
I am living proof that the American dream still exists. It is still alive and well. There is only one trick you have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and work very very hard.
I don’t want to spend my life not having good food going into my pie hole. That hole was made for pies.
I have my new food line in the works – I think it’s over 200 items. Hopefully I can make a difference it’s delicious food that’s just so easy. I think it’ll help people enjoy their lives… it’s good!
I wake up every morning happy for where I am in life. It’s not all about the cooking but the fact that I can contribute by using my influence to help people all over the country. In the last two years my partners and I have fed more than 10 million hungry people by bringing meat to food banks.
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.
There’s not one food that causes diabetes.What causes Type II diabetes is being overweight… I’ve just come to grips over the past four or five months with my diabetes.