True Southern cooking is an act of love. Chef Damaris Phillips continues to takes on the traditions of the South with easy, approachable recipes designed to help build confidence for new cooks. Southern at Heart captures her infectious spirit and celebrates the flavors of Kentucky , where local ingredients are turned into sure-fire crowd pleasers that will inspire anyone to elevate their cooking. Taking on food that's essential to Southern cuisine, Damaris' contemporary approach finds complex flavor combinations that come together in simple ways that always work. Southern at Heart takes a lighter approach to Southern food with delicious results.