(Peter Kramer/NBC via AP)

“I’ve always encouraged moderation!. . . I’ve always eaten in moderation!. . . Honey, I’m your cook, not your doctor.”

Paula Deen on the defensive about her famously rich, high-calorie recipes (i.e., her 910 calories-per-serving Hot Buffalo Wings), while announcing her diagnosis with diabetes and new spokesperson role with a pharmaceutical company in an interview on “Today.” (see video...)

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All We Can Eat: Diabetes won’t change Paula Deen’s cooking, 1/17/11