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Turkey, mac and cheese: Michelle reveals she's throwing out 'Let's Move' campaign to give her fam
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 12/23/12 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 12/23/2012 1:04:14 PM PST by ColdOne

full title...Turkey, mac and cheese: Michelle reveals she's throwing out 'Let's Move' campaign to give her family a good stuffing on Christmas Day

Michelle Obama put her campaign to end childhood obesity on hold as she helped cook up some turkey, stuffing and mac and cheese.

The First Lady dubbed herself ‘hostess in chief’ as she welcomed the country into her family’s home for the holidays.

‘This is the time when I throw “Let's Move” out the window for a moment, and get that mac and cheese. Everybody deserves their mac and cheese,’ she told The Today Show this week.

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TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: macandcheese; michelleobama; obamachristmas; obamavacation
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1 posted on 12/23/2012 1:04:20 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Must be a ‘black’ thing as I have never heard of Mac and cheese with Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.


2 posted on 12/23/2012 1:14:24 PM PST by sheana
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To: ColdOne

Well isn’t she “special! Throwing her “Let’s move” out the window,much like her hubby who’s throwing our freedom out the window.Please stay in Hawaii and Shut Up!!


3 posted on 12/23/2012 1:14:39 PM PST by ohiobushman (Only in N.Y.C can u buy beer by the case,liquor by the gallon,but be a criminal buying a soda!)
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To: ColdOne

You don’t expect the “Ruling Family” or Elites to follow the same rules they set for the little people do you?


4 posted on 12/23/2012 1:16:17 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: ColdOne

She means “government mac and cheese” of course.


5 posted on 12/23/2012 1:19:12 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ColdOne

My kids wold have starved to death in college if it wasn’t for macaroni and cheese.


6 posted on 12/23/2012 1:20:25 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: ColdOne

That caboose doesn’t come from arugula.


7 posted on 12/23/2012 1:25:05 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: ColdOne

And now, “Let’s Pig Out!”.

Will Associate Food Nazi Bloomberg also be there to regulate the size of fountain drinks?


8 posted on 12/23/2012 1:26:53 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: sheana

I believe her idea of ‘help’ is to scrape a full plate into her mouth.

Seems I remember they brought their chef from Il with them. Dat gurl don’t cook.

And mac and cheese on Christmas?

Pure class.


9 posted on 12/23/2012 1:28:58 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: ColdOne

I know who Christie is spending Christmas with.


10 posted on 12/23/2012 1:29:30 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: sheana

I’ve never heard of it either. Green bean casserole, yes. Pumpkin pie, yes.

Mac and Cheese is good. Tradition? Nope, never heard of it.

You’ll notice the MSM had their various “holiday” shows start putting out Mac and Cheese on some shows years ago when this thing happened.

Just like the good little lemmings that they would be.


11 posted on 12/23/2012 1:30:13 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Of course!


12 posted on 12/23/2012 1:33:38 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: sheana

“...must be a black thing as I have never heard of mac and cheese...”

We have it at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Perhaps it is more of a Southern thing? Either way, we have it each year (not the box type but the homemade type).


13 posted on 12/23/2012 1:38:49 PM PST by momtothree
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To: ColdOne; Revolting cat!
full title...Turkey, mac and cheese: Michelle reveals she's throwing out 'Let's Move' campaign to give her family a good stuffing on Christmas Day

Hey, Michelle. Get stuffed!

14 posted on 12/23/2012 1:51:19 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: F15Eagle
Will Associate Food Nazi Bloomberg also be there to regulate the size of fountain drinks?

No. Bloomberg has not seen fit to prohibit the consumption of 40oz bottles of malt liquor in New York.

Just as Barack banned all flavored tobacco except Menthol.

Some animals are more equal than others.

15 posted on 12/23/2012 1:55:29 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Proud2BeRight
That caboose doesn’t come from arugula.

A minute on the lips is a lifetime on the hips. And by the looks of things, Shelly has had lots of minutes...

16 posted on 12/23/2012 1:59:50 PM PST by llevrok (ObamaLand - Where young people go to retire.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

They don’t celebrate Christmas do they?


17 posted on 12/23/2012 2:25:48 PM PST by surrey
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To: momtothree
My in-laws are from the south and always had mac and cheese at the holiday meals. Maybe it is a southern thing.
18 posted on 12/23/2012 2:51:31 PM PST by StayoutdaBushesWay (Every man dies, but not every man really lives.)
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To: surrey
They don’t celebrate Christmas do they?

Just the eating to excess part. Moochelle has to eat at least 6-12 times a day to keep that figure.

19 posted on 12/23/2012 2:55:34 PM PST by SledgeCS (Good Men Died. Obama Lied. Impeach the LYING COWARD!!!)
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To: ColdOne
"We heard you was comin' Miss MooseChelle, so we filled up the hog trough"


20 posted on 12/23/2012 2:56:28 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: momtothree

ditto though we’re in the midwest. I think it’s more family recipe related than anything - can’t stand the sweet potatoes with marshmellow myself for instance.


21 posted on 12/23/2012 2:57:58 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

My in-laws are Southern, college educated, professional, high income, conservatives, faithful Christians and classy. A Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner without mac-n-cheese would be incomplete. Before you start mocking people on their class maybe you should learn about Southern traditions.


22 posted on 12/23/2012 3:07:27 PM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: reed13k

I don’t care for the marshmallow and sweet potatoes either. Looking forward to some cream peas and potatoes though.


23 posted on 12/23/2012 3:08:09 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

I don’t care for the marshmallow and sweet potatoes either. Looking forward to some cream peas and potatoes though.
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Did we have the same mother? Gak...my mother made this atrocious sweet potato thing w/ marshmallows all melted on top. No one...no one but my mother ate that sweet goop. Dear mom also was the only one who ate the cranberry jelly that came out of a can. It was my job to cut it up. Which was like the most ridiculous part...as no one but her ate it.

Year later...and I mean years and years...I had fresh cranberries and fell in love. MMMM. Then a few years back someone introduced me to roasted sweet potatoes, coated w/ olive oil,kosher salt and a bit of cumin sprinkled on top. Love that too.

My Christmas ‘thing’ is a very fattening potato dish I make w/ gruyere cheese, heavy cream, onions, butter, garlic and thinly sliced potatoes. Oh my word...divine. And goes nicely with the prime rib the Mr prepares in the smoker. But...Christmas splurges, food, sweets and egg nog drinks, require me to spend a good deal of time on the treadmill. I am NOT going to go into January 5 lbs heavier.


24 posted on 12/23/2012 3:35:42 PM PST by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

That lardass’ butt has its own zipcode!


25 posted on 12/23/2012 4:00:41 PM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

We’re doing the homemade Mac ‘n Cheese tonight. Tomorrow night is a crab feast and Christmas day will be turkey and ham.


26 posted on 12/23/2012 4:02:29 PM PST by Domestic Church (AMDG ...)
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To: nascarnation

Wookie, Malaysia & Saskatchewan at the trough!


27 posted on 12/23/2012 4:03:25 PM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

I think you may be right. Yesterday I was watching Fox and Friends and that guy from “dadgumgood” was on there cookin’ up fried mac and cheese balls.

Made me hungry. I would eat them anytime of the year.

I bet ole Moochelle would too. They sure looked decadent...and mighty good. LOL


28 posted on 12/23/2012 4:10:48 PM PST by dforest
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To: sheana

Oh, it is.


29 posted on 12/23/2012 4:18:32 PM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

“A Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner without mac-n-cheese would be incomplete. Before you start mocking people on their class maybe you should learn about Southern traditions.”

I was headed in that direction until reading your post.

These folks have to be either yankees or city/suburbanites who don’t have a country bone in their bodies.


30 posted on 12/23/2012 4:21:33 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

You haven’t had macaroni and cheese done right. Family recipes vary but they all involve three cheeses and baking in a casserole dish. Sharp cheddar, white cheddar and the third varies. I’ve had it made with pepperjack before. Browned on top, served by the slice like lasagna. It’s awesome. Every Thanksgivng and Christmas, it’s a well-loved side dish in the south.


31 posted on 12/23/2012 4:31:42 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: dforest

cookin’ up fried mac and cheese balls
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dang that sounds fabulous. I’m going to have to try to figure out how to make those. Maybe for a play off Sunday appetizer.

We have to make up excuses in my house to eat fried stuff. We think of fried as the exception...kinda like dessert.


32 posted on 12/23/2012 4:35:51 PM PST by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: StayoutdaBushesWay

Nothing wrong with extra carbs. LOL! Plus, it reheats well the next day.


33 posted on 12/23/2012 4:44:40 PM PST by momtothree
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To: conservaKate

You can probably get the recipe on the FOX website. They usually have those available after there is a segment on the shows.


34 posted on 12/23/2012 4:47:35 PM PST by dforest
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To: reed13k

Shhhh.... I don’t like sweet potatoes with marshmallow either. I did try a recipe with mashed sweet potatoes and on top was roasted pecans. It wasn’t bad but I think I am the only one that ate it. Everyone eats homemade macaroni and cheese.. the cheesier, the better! Merry Christmas, Reed!


35 posted on 12/23/2012 4:49:36 PM PST by momtothree
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To: Abbeville Conservative

“My in-laws are Southern, college educated, professional, high income, conservatives, faithful Christians and classy. A Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner without mac-n-cheese would be incomplete. Before you start mocking people on their class maybe you should learn about Southern traditions.”

Thank you Abbeville. In fact, true Southerners consider mac & cheese a vegetable and it is served on holidays and most other times as well.


36 posted on 12/23/2012 5:05:37 PM PST by varina davis (A real American patriot -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

If you google mac and cheese and Christmas (I just did) Condoleesa Rice and a black woman interviewer said it was a black tradition.


37 posted on 12/23/2012 5:16:12 PM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Honey, I am from the Deep South. I was born and raised in Louisiana and have never resided above the Mason -Dixon Line. Maybe some families do have macaroni and cheese on the Lord’s Birthday, but we have never nor do we know anyone who has. And we are college educated, Christian, Raised Right and Old Money so don’t come down here pointing fingers. You are not one of us so don’t come down here spouting off like you are and can sit in judgement- being married into it doesn’t count.

And we are classy as well, but we don’t speak of it. It is just understood among others who are.


38 posted on 12/23/2012 5:57:11 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: RegulatorCountry

Gack. Between despising macaroni and cheese and putting maple syrup on grits, it’s only a matter of time until they send me back to Missouri in sackcloth and ashes ... and then there goes North Carolina’s new conservative majority ...

I’m drinking a pomegranate wine from Pine Level, NC, wherever the heck that is. Tom picked it out at Total Wine and then didn’t like it very much.


39 posted on 12/23/2012 7:27:07 PM PST by Tax-chick (If I had two dead rats, I'd give you one.)
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To: Tax-chick
Can't say I've ever heard of Pine Level myself.

Pomegranate wine sounds sort of womynish. Probably pairs well with tofu, lol.

40 posted on 12/23/2012 7:37:30 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

Too sweet for tofu. Even too sweet for pretzel sticks. But it was open. We got a nice red, Cabernet Franc, from another NC vineyard. We’ll probably drink it with the ham on Christmas night.


41 posted on 12/23/2012 7:46:52 PM PST by Tax-chick (If I had two dead rats, I'd give you one.)
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To: Tax-chick

Biltmore does a decent vaguely spicy holiday red wine that isn’t too sweet. Wouldn’t exactly call it dry either, though. Cardinal’s Crest? Not sure but I remember liking it at the time, years ago, not too pricey.


42 posted on 12/23/2012 7:52:11 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

Biltmore wines cost too much, unless it’s their non-varietal “red” or “white” on markdown.


43 posted on 12/23/2012 7:55:45 PM PST by Tax-chick (If I had two dead rats, I'd give you one.)
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To: ColdOne

Now that ‘THEY’ are reelected, things areagonna change.
No more trudging in that phony garden-pretending to get my Gucci’s muddy, no more diet, just keep practicing the fiddle (him) and the Let ‘em eat cake (her) routines.


44 posted on 12/23/2012 7:58:23 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Tax-chick

Retails for $11.99, went and looked it up. Seems to have come up in the world as far as awards, it wasn’t really all that noted back when I tried it, just sounded nice for a Christmas dinner with friends so we bought several bottles and it worked out. The wine snobs weren’t offended by it and the noobs enjoyed it as well, lol. Hard to please both.

The really noteworthy wines from Biltmore would be expensive and some are hard to find. The Temparanillo is very well regarded, then there’s their Antler Hill label that is California rather than NC, some very nice highly rated ones there, but they’re pushing $50.00.


45 posted on 12/23/2012 8:29:22 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Sacajaweau

Was that what you served for Christmas dinner?


46 posted on 12/23/2012 8:37:53 PM PST by Figment
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To: sheana

Must be a Chicago black thing.I’ve asked blacks I know here in TN about that recently and not one said it was on the menu. Chitlins yes, man and cheese no. Many of my white friends do the chitlins also


47 posted on 12/23/2012 8:41:55 PM PST by Figment
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To: momtothree

I get your point about the home made type of mac and cheese. I’ve lived my entire life in the south (TN, TX, LA) I’ve never once seen mac and cheese at Thanksgiving or Christmas. I’ve seen duck, coon, chitlins and any number of unusual dishes. But never mac and cheese. How much more starch does one need on top of mashed potatoes and dressing and rolls?


48 posted on 12/23/2012 8:55:25 PM PST by Figment
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To: Figment

Around here it’s more cheese than starch and the dressing has oysters in it so it’s not necessarily starchy either.


49 posted on 12/23/2012 9:03:14 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

To each their own.There will be several cooking and bringing side dishes to our Christmas dinner Tuesday. There might be more than one green bean casserole, but I don’t expect any mac and cheese. If there is I’ll report back for some crow


50 posted on 12/23/2012 9:11:10 PM PST by Figment
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