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In this series, Bobby Deen takes his mother, Paula Deen's, recipes and transforms her Southern comfort food into lighter, lean, yet still delicious dishes. Each week, we'll follow Bobby as he tries to recreate one of his Mama's famous meals with healthy substitutes that cut down on calories and fat, but still deliver on taste.

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Bobby Deen's Best Desserts

Bobby Deen's Best Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds with Bobby's lightened-up pies, cupcakes and more.

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Fair Food

Airing: 12:00 PM/11:00c

Paula comes for a visit, and Bobby decides to take her to world-famous Coney Island. While they explore, Bobby decides...more

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Bobby's Favorites

Airing: 12:00 PM/11:00c

Bobby decides to remake his favorite goulash, using the freshest, leanest chopped beef from master butcher Pat LaFrieda,...more

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Getting Saucy!

Airing: 12:00 PM/11:00c

Bobby learns how to make the healthiest tomato sauce for his spaghetti and pizza from an adorable Brooklyn raised Italian...more

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Sweet & Savory

Airing: 11:00 AM/10:00c

Bobby Deen puts a clever spin on his mom's Southern Tomato Pie when he makes it New York style. He also performs magic...more

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About the Chef

Growing up in a traditional Southern kitchen, Bobby Deen went to work for his mother when he was 18 and now is an essential ingredient in the recipe that has made Paula Deen an American hospitality and cooking icon.

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