Hey! I Happen to Like Paula Deen!
But according to Serious Eats, she is trying to kill us.
Now, I like to think I know a little bit about Southern cuisine – having lived in the South my entire adult life – but I had never heard of this concotion until now.
“These balls are a little bite of Heaven. I took the liberty of altering the recipe a bit — typically I increase the butter up to four or five sticks and don’t bother with the cream cheese (I am trying to eat healthier. When they’re done, I drip melted butter over the top as well –…”
Apparently, this mixture of cream cheese and butter does have its devotees, like the health-food nut (a reviewer) I quoted above.
I am fairly certain I will not be joining their ranks.
Well, I prefer to clog my arteries the old-fashioned way – with foods that don’t cause a gag reflex.