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The true story of how celebrity chef Sandra Lee went from
being raised on food stamps to starring in her own TV show,
Semi-Homemade Cooking, on the Food Network.
powerful, emotional, and astonishing story will inspire
anyone who has faced adversity to overcome challenges and
persevere. Sandra?s candid account of her personal journey
offers a rare glimpse into the life of the woman behind the
phenomenal success of Semi-Homemade. Smart, witty, and
moving, Made From Scratch is an uplifting tale of
determination and survival. Sandra is stunningly open about
her abusive childhood and the responsibility thrust upon her
at an early age to be the caretaker of her family.
Through a series of tragedies and challenges, she
painfully discovered that we are all responsible for the
choices we make in life. With the guidance of her
grandmother, Sandra learned to be a self-sufficient and
independent woman. After moving to Wisconsin at 15 to live
with her father, an unexpected tragedy and the fallout from
his mistakes required her to get her own apartment while
still in high school. At 21, Sandra moved to Los Angeles,
where she found tremendous success, launching her first
product line, Kurtain Kraft. Working with the gritty resolve
and make-do skills she learned as a child, she became a
millionaire by the time she was 25, only to lose her fortune
before the age of 30 and have to start all over again.
Sandra started Semi-Homemade, smarter and wiser from her
past mistakes, and has never looked back.
to helping others through various charities and foundations,
Sandra is committed to aiding and inspiring people to reach
their dreams. Her unforgettable story will show that if she
can do it, you can too. Made From Scratch will make you
laugh, cry, think, and embrace the grace and glory in every
day. Sometimes feisty but always sincere, Made From Scratch
has all of the ingredients that make up the recipe of a
courageous life and remarkable success.
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