Jan. 5, 2012 at 4:17 PM ET
Paula Deen is a frequent visitor on TODAY, but this morning her son, Bobby, stopped by Studio 1A. Bobby, a cook in his own right and host of "Not My Mama's Meals" on the Cooking Channel, talked with us backstage about making his first solo appearance on TODAY. We couldn't resist asking: What's Mama Deen like behind closed doors?
Get his recipes for healthy versions of Paula's shrimp and polenta and apple pie.