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Kardea Brown ’11 hosts new Food Network show highlighting Gullah cooking

Kardea Brown ’11 (Photo: Stacy Howell)

A Stormy Petrel has taken to the airwaves over at the Food Network.

In July, Kardea Brown ’11 became the host of “Cupcake Championship,” as well as her own feature cooking show, “Delicious Miss Brown,” which premiered this past Sunday, July 28th.

Brown graduated from Oglethorpe with a degree in psychology and worked in social services before pursuing a career in food television. She has appeared on shows such as “Farmhouse Rules,” “BBQ Blitz,” “Chopped Junior,” “Beach Bites,” “Beat Bobby Flay,” “Cooks vs. Cons,” and “Family Food Showdown.”

On her new show, “Delicious Miss Brown,” Kardea shares the family events, culture, and recipes close to her heart, including traditional Gullah dishes she learned in her grandmother’s South Carolina kitchen growing up. Brown had previously showcased many Gullah and coastal Southern dishes with her New Gullah Supper Club pop-up dinners she hosted around the country for several years.

Chef Kardea Brown brings Gullah/Geechee cuisine to the Food Network

By LAPACAZO SANDOVAL Special to the AmNews Chef Kardea Brown’s new show “Delicious Ms. Brown” which debuted on the Food Network, Sunday, July 29, celebrates contemporary Gullah cuisine-something she knows intimately. Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina her passion for cooking began in her grandmother’s kitchen, where she learned to make traditional dishes from the Gullah/Geechee people of which she is a descendant.

 

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