Where to Find  The Book!

Join retired chef Hunter Lee on a leisurely culinary stroll through the South and the very heart of Louisiana. This collection of recipes focuses on the foods of a region, age-old traditions, a people, and family. This is the first book in the Benwood’s Surely Southern line by Lee. It is sure to kick-start an adventure that is as interesting and as unique as the culture, people, and families it embodies. Inside you will find an eclectic mix of old and new, traditional and not so traditional, but all created to please the taste buds and give readers a look into the true Southern table.

Remember, “treat your kitchen, treat yourself”

—Chef Hunter Lee

Who is  Benwoods?

Benwood’s spice was the original creation of Hunter Lee’s father Benny during the oil and gas boom in the 1980’s. Inspired by his love for cooking, catering and the unique flavors of Louisiana, the spice was a big hit with chefs and home cooks alike.

Meet  Chef Hunter Lee

For over 15 years, Chef Hunter Lee has sought to bring Louisiana cookin’ to the world as a chef/kitchen personality, food expert, restaurant consultant, and private chef!

Our  Locations

Find Benwood’s line of products at a retailer near you. We’re constantly adding additional stores to our local retailers list.