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Go Down Home With the Neelys

With all the hullabaloo over at the Food Network, I was interested to see this press release about Pat and Gina Neely. The couple own and operate several famous Bar-B-Que joints in Memphis and Nashville, and are now taking their recipes into Food Network's kitchens. In their new show Down Home With the Neelys, Pat and Gina will share their secrets for ribs, spaghetti, shortcake, and more.

I haven't seen an episode yet — they begin on Saturday, Feb. 2 — but I imagine it's going to be similar to the rest of the Food Network's kitchen shows. Yet no matter how formulaic, I am curious to see how theirs will turn out. It's nice to see such a cute couple cooking together. Plus, I'm glad to see a little more diversity on Food Network — you have to admit they're skewing awfully white these days. Also, did I mention I love bbq? I can't imagine that their recipes are going to be wonderfully healthy, but if they taste great, that's okay with me!

So how about you? Will you be tuning in?

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Monique111 Monique111 6 years
I love this show and watch every week. I've tried most of your recipe's. The only request I have, I would like to see SOME of your old school recipe's remain the same. I know you guy's are doing a great job, some of us like the memory of the way our Mother's prepared our favorite comfort meals, especially if they are no longer with us and we didn't know the real recipe. Thank you for such a wonderful show, I really enjoy the new ones as well. It's a great show, I look forward to many season's of The Neely's. Oh, how do make real dirty rice(old school)? Not today's version.
SugarJaniece SugarJaniece 8 years
Hell yeah! I've seen them on several Food Network specials and I LOVE this family!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
I love BBQ too! Sounds good!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i like the idea i guess but i'm not really that interested in the content. i might tune in to see how they are and what the show is about - but i doubt that i'll be a regular viewer
femmefatale femmefatale 8 years
I am going to tune in. I agree with the other posters that Food Network definitely needs some diversity on it. The Neelys were quite charming when I saw them on Paula Deen's show. I hope their show lasts!
PrincessTracy PrincessTracy 8 years
Probably not...I watch Food Network less and less. Besides, I don't wanna get in trouble with Fit...she'll make me do extra pushups.
lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
I'll check it out, and see if I can tolerate yet another FN personality. As of late, I can only take the currrent personalaties in small doses.
4BYRDS 4BYRDS 8 years
I love southern food (I'm in TX) and I love Food Network so I'll def. give it a try.
i-am-awesomeness i-am-awesomeness 8 years
Southern food or comfort food is always okay with me! ;) I agree, Food Network needs some new shows and diversity. Although I still wish that Reggie(I think that that was his name) from the first The Next Food Network Star had won over Guy Fieri. He and his food were "sassy"! lol
tkoblondee tkoblondee 8 years
I'll watch!! Food Network definitely needs some new shows!! (with new hosts)Who wants to watch the same people over and over again?
freegracefrom freegracefrom 8 years
I don't have tv or I totally would. I will always have a place in my heart for Southern food. BBQ is even better.
verily verily 8 years
I'll check it out. While I love Paula Deen, I'd like to see more styles of Southern food.
ChrissyBaby ChrissyBaby 8 years
I'm glad to see more diversity on the Food Network too! I will definitely be watching because I'm a bbq fanatic! :-)
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I will watch it once or twice, i had seen them on paula deens show and with all her "A HA HA Y'ALL!"s and sticking her finger in their food i couldnt grasp a sense of thier style.
pjirick pjirick 8 years
I'll definitely be checking it out, I've heard how good they are and anybody talking about BBQ gets my interest, lol!
Atiyah Atiyah 8 years
I can't wait I saw the commercial late last night!!!!
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