Welcome! Betty Sims is the author of Southern Scrumptious Favorites, Southern Scrumptious: How to Cater Your Own Party and Southern Scrumptious Entertains. She holds a degree in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Tennessee. A former owner of Johnston Street Café and caterer, Betty operates the Scrumptious Culinary School in Decatur, Alabama and is a food consultant. She has also recieved training at Peter Kumps Cooking School (New York, NY), Martha Stewart Seminars (West Port, Connecticut), Culinary Institute of America (Napa Valley, CA), Cordon Bleu (Paris), Seminar with Kathy Alex (Grasse, France) and Seminar with Pam Sheldon Johns (Montepulciano, Italy). Betty maintains catering your own party can be a rewarding experience and one that does not have to be overwhelming. Click here to learn more about Betty Sims...

Betty and Sister Schubert will be speaking and signing their new cookbook, Celebrations From the Heart, at the historic Athens Donnelly House, Athens, AL June 30 at 5:45. This is a free event. Refreshments are provided. All proceeds from the cookbook sales going to ALS research and Sister and Nall's charities.

Nall's beautiful artwork and his china are featured in the book. Another book signing opportunity will be July 1st from 11 to 3 at Zoey's Gift Shop in Hartselle, AL. Also check our website www.scrumptious.com for fall cooking classes schedule.


Celebrations from the Heart
Sister Schubert Barnes, Betty Sims and Nall Hollis
Sister, Betty and Nall invite you into their homes and into their hearts with 23 Menus Celebrating family and friends, holidays and life's special occasions.
Each menu includes recipes, beverage suggestions, photos, china patterns designed by Nall, and lots of tips and hints for throwing your own successful Celebrations.  In addition to scrumptious recipes, stunning photographs, charming stories and "oh so helpful" hints and tips, Nall has added another "layer of icing on the cake" with seven pieces of his unique multi-media artwork, three of which were created exclusively for Celebrations from the Heart!

To order copies of Celebrations from the Heart, call or email Amanda Layton at alayton@marzetti.com or 334-335-2232.
$40.00 per book, plus tax and shipping.                
Available December 8th, 2014
Proceeds from the sale of Celebrations from the Heart will go to the three foundations that are "near and dear" to our hearts.
    -Barnes Family Foundation   ( www.BarnesFamilyFoundation.org)
    -The Sims Family Foundation for ALS Research    (www.cfmt.org)
    -N.A.L.L. ART Association    (www.nall.com



Southern Scrumptious Favorites

Betty Brandon Sims


Southern Scrumptious:
How to Cater Your Own Party

Betty Brandon Sims

Menus and recipes for family and special events, with tips for organizing and a guide on "how much for how many".


Southern Scrumptious Entertains

Betty Brandon Sims

Menus and recipes for casual as well as elegant events. Guides for organizing your entertaining.



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