1. Paula Deen made her first public appearance since controversy over racially insensitive comments led to her being dropped by sponsors June.
2. She appeared at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Houston Saturday.
3. The crowd of 1,500 paid up to $400 for tickets to the event.
4. “I’ve said all along, the place that I would want to make my first step back out was Texas,” she told the crowd.
15 hundred up to $400
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