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Michelle Obama To Rachael Ray: I Wooed My Husband With Gumbo

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to appear on the season premiere of Rachael Ray tomorrow.(There’s also Fergie and Guy Fieri, but since it’s presidential election season, Michelle Obama gets head billing.) We all know Mrs. Obama for her healthy eating initiatives and her enormous kitchen garden, but we also get the giggles whenever we see Barack Obama eating unhealthily on the campaign trail.

And according to Michelle, she maaaaaay have sort have maybe misrepresented her cooking style to her husband when they were first dating.

“I was really trying to impress him,” she tells Ray, in a preview obtained by the New York Daily News. “I got my mom’s recipe for gumbo, and I bought all the stuff, and it turned out really well, I think. He thought he was going to eat like that all the time.”

The gumbo, it turns out, was a lie — the First Family’s current diet, according to the White House chefs, is a very healthy one and does not include gumbo every night. (And Barack Obama is very good at diligently buying produce now. He better be, or else he’ll get hit with rice cakes.)


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