Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee was born Sandra Lee Christiansen and she is an author and television chef.  She is well known because of her semi-homemade for cooking option. This is done by using 70 percent for the pre-packaged products by using some 30 percent for the fresh items.  Her parents have divorced and she lived with her sister with their grandparents. After the second divorce of her mother, then she became in charge of preparing the meals, buying the groceries and to handle the family finances of their home for her other four siblings.  She graduated in the high school of Onalaska high school.  

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Her first work was to sell the products that he created known as Sandra Lee Kraft Kurtains. These are the home decorating tool that uses a wire rack with fabric sample and sheets in order to create a decorative drapery.  Such products have been sold via the infomercials with the cable shopping network. The home shopping network or QVC  hired her so that he can be an air talent.  Within her 18 months at the network, Lee sold the products of at least 20 million dollars.

Her semi homemade cooking was first shown on the Food Network during the year 2003.  Every episode comes with its own crafts and arts which he uses decorative that will be in the same theme of the food that she have prepared.  These are called the Tablescapes.  She had also another show called Sandra’s Money Saving Meals which started to be aired in 2009.  She has written 25 books which include Sandra Lee Semi Homemade: Cool Kids Cooking and a Memoir called Made From Scratch.  There is also a magazine that it is based on her cooking shows. Sandra Lee got a Daytime Emmy Award.

Sandra Lee has a net worth of 20 million dollars and she got it as a salary from many show that she hosted on TV.  She is now starting with a new partnership with the TV guide. She is in charge of two new shows which are Sandra Lee’s Taverns and Sandra Restaurant remakes.

Many people are known to criticize Sandra Lee because they say that she is encouraging people not to eat wholesome simple food but instead of creating the excuses of cooking faster food.  they say that their books is filled with her dislike of cooking and that he gives the people the chance to feed their families with the  food that it is filled with too many preservatives.

Sandra Lee is also known because of the Kwanzaa cake. This is a semi-homemade cooking with Sandra Lee.  The recipe is made by the use of Angel Food Bundt cake that it is topped up with apple pie filling, cinnamon, and icing with corn nuts and pumpkin seeds.

Sandra Lee was married to Bruce Karatz but their marriage lasted from 2001 to 2005.   Now, her boyfriend is Andrew Cuomo: New York Governor.  The two live together in New York.  Lee grandmother was suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis so one of her charitable work is to work with RA, a program that helps the people with such condition by shopping, organizing their kitchen and cooking for them. 

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 3 Jul, 1966
Age: 53 yrs
Occupations: Chef
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Los Angeles
Education: University of Wisconsin–La Crosse
Gender: Female
Description: American chef
Spouse: Bruce Karatz
Net Worth 2021: 20 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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