Welcome! Betty Sims is the author of Southern Scrumptious Favorites, Southern Scrumptious: How to Cater Your Own Party and Southern Scrumptious Entertains. She holds a degree in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Tennessee. A former owner of Johnston Street Café and caterer, Betty operates the Scrumptious Culinary School in Decatur, Alabama and is a food consultant. She has also recieved training at Peter Kumps Cooking School (New York, NY), Martha Stewart Seminars (West Port, Connecticut), Culinary Institute of America (Napa Valley, CA), Cordon Bleu (Paris), Seminar with Kathy Alex (Grasse, France) and Seminar with Pam Sheldon Johns (Montepulciano, Italy). Betty maintains catering your own party can be a rewarding experience and one that does not have to be overwhelming. Click here to learn more about Betty Sims...

These area businesses carry "Celebrations From The Heart", Betty Sims & Sister Schubert's latest cookbook, along with Betty's three Southern Scrumptious titles.

- Morgan Price Candy (Decatur)
- Cricket By The Creek (Decatur)
- Chel'dens (Decatur)
- The Paper Chase (Decatur)...
- Jimmy Smith Jewelers Inc (Decatur)
- Lawren's (Huntsville)
- The Cupboard (Decatur)
- Tammy Eddy Antiques & Interiors (Decatur)

Celebrations from the Heart
Sister Schubert Barnes, Betty Sims and Nall Hollis
Sister, Betty and Nall invite you into their homes and into their hearts with 23 Menus Celebrating family and friends, holidays and life's special occasions.
Each menu includes recipes, beverage suggestions, photos, china patterns designed by Nall, and lots of tips and hints for throwing your own successful Celebrations.  In addition to scrumptious recipes, stunning photographs, charming stories and "oh so helpful" hints and tips, Nall has added another "layer of icing on the cake" with seven pieces of his unique multi-media artwork, three of which were created exclusively for Celebrations from the Heart!

To order copies of Celebrations from the Heart, call or email Amanda Layton at alayton@marzetti.com or 334-335-2232.
$40.00 per book, plus tax and shipping.                
Available December 8th, 2014
Proceeds from the sale of Celebrations from the Heart will go to the three foundations that are "near and dear" to our hearts.
    -Barnes Family Foundation   ( www.BarnesFamilyFoundation.org)
    -The Sims Family Foundation for ALS Research    (www.cfmt.org)
    -N.A.L.L. ART Association    (www.nall.com



Southern Scrumptious Favorites

Betty Brandon Sims


Southern Scrumptious:
How to Cater Your Own Party

Betty Brandon Sims

Menus and recipes for family and special events, with tips for organizing and a guide on "how much for how many".


Southern Scrumptious Entertains

Betty Brandon Sims

Menus and recipes for casual as well as elegant events. Guides for organizing your entertaining.



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    I am very excited to present my Fall/Winter 2017 Cooking Class Menus.

    All classes come with Appetizers, Coffee, Water, or Wine, Recipes, Instruction by Demonstration, and Complete Dinner.  My friends, Greg Clemons and Margaret Minton, will be back to assist.

    In order to hold your place in a class, you must send your registration and payment. You may register online at my website
    www.scrumptiousinc.com with payment through PayPal or by mail, with a check. This assures us a full class. If you are unable to come, you may send someone in your place, as there are no refunds. Classes are held in my home, Sunshine, at 4107 Indian Hills Road. ~ Betty Sims