Miss Daisy King

Joe Elmore visits with Tennessee’s “First Lady of Southern Cooking,” Miss Daisy King, and her retail kitchen.

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Mention the name, Miss Daisy, to Middle Tennessee food lovers, and you'll conjure up memories of tearooms, cookbooks and Southern food dishes. Daisy King has been a part of the Nashville area food world for more than four decades. And, she's still going strong, still cooking dishes that are in big demand -- now in a place called "Miss Daisy's Kitchen".

Daisy King, aka Miss Daisy, has been a fixture in the Middle TN food world for more than four decades. She's published 14 cookbooks, traveled the world sharing recipes and now owns Miss Daisy's Kitchen in Franklin. We visit her on-site to discover some of her culinary secrets and learn about her life as an expert on Southern cooking.

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