via press release:

‘Semi-Homemade Cooking With Sandra Lee’ Season 14 of Emmy-Nominated Food Network Show Launches With a Fresh Twist, Surprise Guests and Outrageous Outtakes

New Additions: More Fresh Ingredients and Dynamic New Website,

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — “Semi-Homemade Cooking,” the one-of-a kind program that started with a razzle-dazzle fusion of food and home-fashion from tablescapes, cocktail time, and decadent dishes made in a snap, returns for a fully-loaded 14th season with an eye-popping new set, “dynamic, doable and dramatic” tablescapes, and special episodes highlighting quick-serve meals prepared with a new formula twist: 70% fresh ingredients combined with 30% store bought, ready-made products. This must-see season gives fans of the show more of Sandra Lee than ever before: an energizing injection of fashion with two wardrobe changes, technicolor themes, surprise guests and returning family-favorites, Kimber Lee and Bryce Lee. Each episode culminates with an exclusive online recipe centerpiece, directly followed by hilarious outtakes to give fans a sneak peek of all the behind-the-scenes fun – viewers will stay glued to the screen until the very end. In conjunction with the new season, Sandra Lee is releasing her biggest book ever: The Complete Cookbook, 1001 Easy Everyday Recipes for “The Way We Cook Today” (Wiley, October 5, 2010). Tune in to Food Network on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 11:30 am ET/PT for the exciting kick-off episode of “Semi-Homemade Cooking” dedicated to Share Our Strength’s Operation Frontline nutrition education program, of which Sandra Lee has been the spokesperson for three years.

“Sandra Lee has inspired millions of viewers with her clever time- and money-saving tips and recipes on both “Semi-Homemade Cooking” and “Sandra’s Money Saving Meals,” said Bob Tuschman SVP/General Manager of Food Network. “We’re delighted to serve up an all-new season of ‘Semi-Homemade Cooking’ to Sandra’s legion of fans.”

“Making dinner and entertaining is a breeze, when you use my simple, but savvy semi-homemade tips,” says Sandra Lee. “Viewers are going to love my new book and the new season of ‘Semi-Homemade Cooking.’ The winning combination of unique tablescapes and mouthwatering, feel-good dishes prepared with in-season fruits and vegetables and supplemented with products found right in the pantry is a perfect reflection of how we cook and entertain today.”

Along with Sandra Lee’s original and new 70/30 cooking style featured each weekend, fans will be able to enjoy each of her new episodes’ flavorful recipes, breathtaking tablescapes and signature cocktails in real-time on her new official website, ( Don’t miss extras like decadent recipe centerpieces to anchor any table setting exclusively on her Food Network show page:

ABOUT SANDRA LEE: Acclaimed home and food expert Sandra Lee has revolutionized the term “homemade” as a popular Food Network host, editor-in-chief of Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade magazine, and best-selling author. Sandra’s trademark 70/30 Semi-Homemade philosophy translated to television with Food Network’s Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee and to the Internet with Sandra attended University of Wisconsin – La Crosse as well as Le Cordon Bleu; launched several lines of home, garden, and craft products including Kurtain Kraft; worked with QVC; and produced a successful DIY home improvement series. With a commitment to service and charity, Sandra participates in numerous philanthropic organizations including Share Our Strength and UNICEF. Since 2002, Sandra has released 20 cookbooks as well as a memoir “Made From Scratch.”

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