Pauley Perrette: Cookbook Filled With Southern Recipes Released By 'NCIS' Actress

Effie Orfanides

Pauley Perrette released a new cookbook that is filled with Southern recipes. According to UPI, the NCIS actress collected some of her favorite recipes inspired by her late mother, and published them for others to enjoy just as she has. The cookbook comes after the actress opened a bake shop in Manhattan, serving up some of the tastiest treats you could think of.

— Donna Bells Bakeshop (@donnabells) April 10, 2015

"Along with her two best friends, Perrette opened up Donna Bell's Bake Shop in honor of her late mother's Southern cooking. [The cookbook] features recipes and heartwarming stories about Donna Bell and the bakeshop's history."

— Lulu Chiang (@LuluTV) April 14, 2015

"She was a wonderful lady. I lost her way too early. No matter how old you are, when you lose your mom you feel like an orphan."

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