Skip to comments.Paula Deen: Michelle Obama likes fried food too (and ate more than anyone else on her show)
Posted on 10/11/2011 7:02:38 AM PDT by RummyChick
When Paula Deen met Michelle Obama, it wasn't exactly the queen of butter versus the first lady of garden greens. Deen, known for her delicious not-so-good-for-you recipes like Gooey Butter Cake, said the two women had more in common than you might expect.
"Well, I did a show with Michelle and I just loved being with her," Deen told Yeas & Nays. "She probably ate more than any other guest I've ever had on the show she kept eating even during commercials." Deen taught Obama how to fry shrimp during a TV segment in September before the 2008 presidential election. "You know what their favorite foods are it's hot wings, you know, those kinds of foods that are not necessarily top-of-the-list healthy foods, so she's no different than the rest of us," Deen said. "We love those kinds of foods, we just know that we can't eat them everyday."
The culinary superstar also said she supported the first lady's initiative to get more Americans gardening. "So I love that," she said. "I was really happy to see her encouraging children, you know, to plant their little gardens."
This week, Deen is embarking on a book tour by bus, which will bring her to Washington next month as one of the headliners for the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show at the Washington Convention Center. (Chefs Jacques Pepin, Giada De Laurentiis and Guy Fiere are also coming). There, she'll be doing some cooking, but also talking about her new book "Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible," her biggest cookbook yet. "I do more talking than I do cooking," she explained. "I'm just reconnecting with my friends out there and just sharing some laughs with them."
The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show will be held Nov. 5 to 6, with tickets costing $24.50 in advance online and $27 at the door.
Chef Ramsey....Would love to eat something prepare by him.
noone really likes tofu...not even lefties!
Paula might get a request from the IRS.
Just more progressive, do as I say not as I do crap. Why can’t these people just leave us alone to eat what we want to?
are there any pictures of her feeding?
Michelle Fashion Police Alert Ping!
FReepmail maggief if you want on or off this ping list
Fried peas wrapped in butter and refried in bacon grease dipped in buttermilk ranch dressing.
LOL Moochelle food.
AP Photo 1 day ago
President Barack Obama, center, with first lady Michelle Obama, and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, right, waves as they arrive at the White House in Washington, from Camp David, Md. , Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.
Paula Deen seems like a very nice lady. Of course she is probably on Michelle’s **** list now...
When they get tossed out of the White House, they'll have to take out a wall and remove her on a gurney with a crane.
LOL. The TX message board has been about food or football the past few days. Those postings exceeded the “Finally getting rain in Texas” and now we are on chicken fried foods. That is after the best BBQ posts. I bet moochelle would love Texas food.
Oh...a supporter of the Boy King?
Paula Deen just looks creepy.
like an evil deep fried artery cloggin mary poppins.
souther nurse ratchet. “a little fat will clog you.”
Southern Bells always insult with a smile..... lol...
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