‘Everything I Learned About Cooking Was From My Mom’

‘Everything I Learned About Cooking Was From My Mom’


After over 20 years as one country music’s top stars, Trisha Yearwood forged a new career path. She helmed her own Food Network series, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, beginning in 2012. Yearwood grew up watching her father Jack and mother Gwen’s dedication to family and food. While many of Jack’s recipes were legendary, Yearwood cites her mom as the person from whom she learned the most about cooking.

Trisha Yearwood on the set of her Food Network Show Trisha's Southern Kitchen.

Trisha Yearwood | Discovery Press/Food Network

Yearwood’s first cookbook was supposed to be a memoir

After a successful career as a country music singer, publishers approached Yearwood to encourage her to pen a memoir.

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