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Michelle Obama to join Paula Deen’s ‘Party’
TCPalm ^ | September 10, 2008 | Bill DeYoung

Posted on 09/21/2008 4:29:01 AM PDT by itsthejourney

The “laaahd” will flow as Michelle Obama joins genteel food maven Paula Deen on an episode of “Paula’s Party,” Sept. 20 on the Food Network.

On the show, “Grease is the Word,” the wife of the Democratic presidential candidate meets up with Deen “on the campaign trail” to make the TV chef’s famous fried shrimp and Creole french fries.

According to the network’s press release: “Michelle gives Paula a taste of her family life on the road to the White House and shares fun facts, including the first meal she made for Barack, what kinds of local foods the family seeks out on the road and that Barack makes a mean chili!”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: foodnetwork; michelleobama; obama; obamabiden; pauladeen
Sad to say but Paula has just been placed on my boycott list. She's continued to be the Smithville meats spokes person even after their hiring of illegals hit the news and I had hoped it was only due to contractual issues. However, with this blatant campaigning for Obama there's no question where she stands on issues. The Food Network is no place for politics.
1 posted on 09/21/2008 4:29:02 AM PDT by itsthejourney
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To: DeLaine

ping


2 posted on 09/21/2008 4:30:33 AM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: itsthejourney

Deen has also invited Republican John McCain’s wife, Cindy, and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, to spend equal time in her kitchen.


3 posted on 09/21/2008 4:31:35 AM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: itsthejourney

Paula Dean is just another media shill for the Rats


4 posted on 09/21/2008 4:37:02 AM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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To: itsthejourney

She should cook up some mooseburgers with Palin.


5 posted on 09/21/2008 4:42:40 AM PDT by NinoFan
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To: ari-freedom

I hope Cindy McCain and Gov. Palin both accept the invitation.


6 posted on 09/21/2008 4:45:24 AM PDT by SumProVita ("Cogito ergo sum pro vita." .....updated Descartes)
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To: SumProVita

they probably will
7 posted on 09/21/2008 4:47:20 AM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: itsthejourney

Another program I will throw under the bus!!!!


8 posted on 09/21/2008 4:54:38 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (IF YOU ARE NOT CONSERVATIVE BY 35 YOU HAVE NO BRAIN. W CHURCHILL)
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To: ari-freedom
The Food Network hasn't advertised any upcoming episodes with Cindy or Sarah but I'm sure they will hustle to get something in the works now that so many of her fan base isn't happy with last night's show. It takes a few weeks to get these shows air-ready so I have to question when she asked the newcomer Sarah. I also question the Cindy and Sarah invites because a good Southern lady would never have left out an invitation to the unknown and virtually invisible Jill Biden.
9 posted on 09/21/2008 4:55:46 AM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: ari-freedom

I think you may be right. ;-)


10 posted on 09/21/2008 4:56:29 AM PDT by SumProVita ("Cogito ergo sum pro vita." .....updated Descartes)
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To: ari-freedom

Aha, I knew I liked Rachel.


11 posted on 09/21/2008 4:56:31 AM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: itsthejourney
BARF ALERT promo video!

Pumpski?!? ROFLOL

12 posted on 09/21/2008 4:58:01 AM PDT by Daffynition (Follow the dots: Davis, Ayers, Dohrn, Malley, SorosÂ… use a RED crayon.)
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To: NinoFan

Beginning with the hunt and kill!


13 posted on 09/21/2008 5:00:04 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: itsthejourney

Oh NO! I have loved Paula Deen. Of course, I wasn’t too thrilled when she had Jimmy Carter on her show but I still continued to watch. I guess her bias is still showing. Of course, she may have Cindy McCain on but I won’t hold my breath. As you said...The Food Network is no place for politics!


14 posted on 09/21/2008 5:06:58 AM PDT by Cricket24 (Just one of those Conservative women!)
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To: bigbob

I saw the promo commercials, and Michelle (ma Belle) came off with the charisma of cod liver oil. I thought to myself “if this is the most attractive vignettes the marketing folks could cobble together to entice people to tune in, the show’s going to be dismal.”


15 posted on 09/21/2008 5:07:11 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama wants to raise taxes and kill babies; Palin wants to raise babies and kill taxes.)
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To: itsthejourney

rachael will give the “get to know you” show that the View completely flunked.
http://justjared.buzznet.com/2008/09/19/john-mccain-rachael-ray-show/


16 posted on 09/21/2008 5:07:32 AM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: itsthejourney
I've seen an old episode of Paula Deen with Jimma and Ros Cater....talk about an appetite killer!

Sarah should go on with Giada De Laurentiis!

17 posted on 09/21/2008 5:15:04 AM PDT by ladiesview61
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To: ladiesview61

This is a good idea. I personally think that Paula should cook GOOSE when Michelle is on. OBAMA’S


18 posted on 09/21/2008 5:16:10 AM PDT by 70th Division (If we lose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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To: itsthejourney
...shares fun facts, including the first meal she made for Barack, what kinds of local foods the family seeks out on the road and that Barack makes a mean chili!”

I love it when the Marxist pod-people we call democrats pretend to be normal Americans with normal families who live lives just like those of us who still believe in America the way it was founded and the way it has been for 200 years.

I wonder if the pod-people have to take acting classes so when they go out in public they can almost blend in with the everyday people who love this country and believe in the ideals and freedom that made us the greatest country on earth.

It must be a living hell to have to pretend to be something you're not all the time so you can food people into putting you into a position from where you can bring America down a few notches. How do they keep up the act, I wonder?

19 posted on 09/21/2008 5:16:27 AM PDT by GiovannaNicoletta
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To: NinoFan

Won’t work, too healthy.


20 posted on 09/21/2008 5:17:50 AM PDT by geege
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To: itsthejourney
I hope she pours a big ole cauldron of pork fat right down the front of "the beast from chitown's" dress!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LLS

21 posted on 09/21/2008 5:19:48 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except when it comes to dims!)
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To: itsthejourney

Paula should invite Barack to appear with Michelle, they could fix this mean chili and serve it to members of the audience for a taste test. Then invite John and Cindy to do the same with some ribs. It could be interesting.


22 posted on 09/21/2008 5:49:56 AM PDT by Peter Horry
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To: ladiesview61

So what did ole Jimma fix, rabbit stew.


23 posted on 09/21/2008 5:56:20 AM PDT by Peter Horry
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To: ari-freedom
Deen has also invited Republican John McCain’s wife, Cindy, and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, to spend equal time in her kitchen.

I hope they accept. Let Sarah whip up a little bit of the best Alaska has to offer and then Cindy can take Paula out drifting in her Vette. I'd watch that show!

24 posted on 09/21/2008 6:02:45 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Peter Horry

25 posted on 09/21/2008 6:10:17 AM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: itsthejourney

if she doesn’t get a Wild Game Segment with Sarah she’d be nuts, much more interesting than Michelle tossing Arugula.


26 posted on 09/21/2008 6:10:19 AM PDT by lmc12
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To: itsthejourney

Politics and food do not go well together.


27 posted on 09/21/2008 6:12:03 AM PDT by TNdandelion (Ok..ok! I'm voting McCain/Palin LOL)
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To: Dusty Road

I remember a cartoon with two people dressed as Eskimos. One was holging a platter and saying “I hope you like it! It’s the new fat-free blubber!”


28 posted on 09/21/2008 6:18:15 AM PDT by 185JHP ( "The thing thou purposest shall come to pass: And over all thy ways the light shall shine.")
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To: 185JHP

Gee Michelle is sure able to make time for fluff SOUTH voters...but NO time to visit the 9/11 memorial. Oh yeah that’s right she was busy caring for her kids that day....just NOT the day that she is on Paul Deens cooking show.


29 posted on 09/21/2008 6:21:03 AM PDT by IndianPrincessOK (McCain/Palin...2 pit bulls, one with lipstick! Pigs will fly with lipstick Nov. 4th)
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To: TNdandelion
You are right. The food network should not have either Democrat or Republican candidates, or their spouses, or former presidents as guests. There are certainly enough other interesting people out there to feature. I am so sad to see this happening - this was one network where I thought I could actually just enjoy and learn something worthwhile, without having to sift through what is true and what is not.

As to Michelle being featured on Deen's show...gee, I thought the Obama's only ate arugula! Paula, honey child, quit with the political mixins and just whip up something we can swallow without choking.

30 posted on 09/21/2008 6:25:57 AM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: itsthejourney

I love Nigella.


31 posted on 09/21/2008 6:25:58 AM PDT by ryan71 (My hockey mom bitch-slapped your soccer mom)
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To: IndianPrincessOK

She has not been allowed to vent her considerable spleen. But the rodeo isn’t over yet...


32 posted on 09/21/2008 6:30:45 AM PDT by 185JHP ( "The thing thou purposest shall come to pass: And over all thy ways the light shall shine.")
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To: Cricket24

I agree with you — I’m a Paula-watcher and turned to her for comfort after 9/11, like so many Americans did. She cooks dishes that my grandma made for Sunday dinner when I was growing up.

I really hope Paula invites Cindy or Sarah. In Sarah’s case it would be fascinating if she brought some Alaskan specialties and see them incorporate her ingredients into Paula’s dishes.

Moose lard? Does that work?


33 posted on 09/21/2008 6:35:38 AM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Peter Horry

Make that Killer Rabbit Stew, lol!


34 posted on 09/21/2008 6:40:36 AM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: ZULU; freekitty; oswegodeee

I’m through watching Paula Deen. I don’t watch these so-called celebrities to get political propaganda. Paula’s history just like all the brain-washing celebrities. If I can find a contact email address for Food Network, I will let them know I’m finished with Paula Deen.


35 posted on 09/21/2008 6:42:07 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ari-freedom

Did that really happen? All I ever see and here is:
“Perfect.”


36 posted on 09/21/2008 7:04:43 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Kieri

I turned to my own family on 9-11 for comfort.

I cook the foods I learned from my MOTHER...not Paula.

The food shows are fun and nice but let’s face it...theya re NOT reality.

Rachel makes 30 minutes meals.

Who answers the phone?
Who stops to put a bandaid on the child who fell?
Who cleans up an egg that dropped on the floor?

The Food Network kitchen staff does all of that. That 30 minute meal thing is OK if they showed me a real woman/mother fixing it in her own home and kitchen and having to do all the prep work herself and still be there to watch the kids etc.

Also Semi Homemade. She’s beautiful true. However, how many times do we decorate our kitchens and wear the same color clothing as we prepare meals for our families...semi homemade or from scratch.

Paula pours it on pretty thick and talks about all the meals and the rest of it. I know she pulled herself by the bootstraps and raised two nice sons and she is to be commended for that. However, the diamonds on her fingers sort of take away from all of that when she is cooking. As Giada said once in judging one of the next food network stars who was glitzed up...”I like a clean look when cooking.”

I think these “stars” start out being like you and me and yada, yada, yada then when they get “big” out comes their political leanings....that’s when I call it quits. I like them for what they do on TV but don’t use your show to ram your leanings down my throat.

We’ve actually quit watching it all. Too much of a waste of time so we exercised our right which everyone should do who doesn’t like something.... Turn it off. :)

Have a happy week everyone and Happy eating. :)


37 posted on 09/21/2008 7:14:15 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: cubreporter

I turned to her RECIPIES after 9/11..my bad for wording it the wrong way. Her ingredients never called for an itty bitty $15 jar of saffron I’d use once, or imported fruit my local Meijer would never carry. My mother didn’t like to cook (mostly because of my father’s love of overcooked hamburger and shoe-leather steak) so I had to learn on my own.

Still, I hope Paula plays fair and invites Cindy and/or Sarah. I’m not a fan of her “Party” show but I’ll still watch “Home Cooking.”


38 posted on 09/21/2008 7:26:17 AM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: itsthejourney

What, No Arugula for Barry?


39 posted on 09/21/2008 7:48:38 AM PDT by palady
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To: itsthejourney

That Michelle Obama actually gets her hands dirty in the kitchen takes a stretch of imagination. Who do you think is more likely to have made her kids mac & cheese or hamburger hot dish..Michelle or Sarah Palin?


40 posted on 09/21/2008 7:49:41 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("Mir we bleiwen wat mir sin" or "We want to remain what we are." ..Luxembourg motto)
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To: Kieri

I don’t watch her anymore. I used to love her and her simple ways and her love of her part of the country. However, her “party” show is loud and crass at times. Watched it twice and after that said no way. I think a lot of it is plain fake and phony. I really don’t care if she has anyone on political becuase it is a cooking show and politics should not enter into it at all. I guess when some people make it big they just can’t help getting big headed. There are lots of BIG NAME MOVIE STARS AND TV people who manage to keep their work and politics separate. Sorry Paula couldn’t have kept on her simple life theme. She’s way over the top now and too silly and loud for me anymore.

PS; Hope you learned a lot about cooking though.


41 posted on 09/21/2008 7:37:37 PM PDT by cubreporter
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