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First look: Michelle Obamaĺs new cookbook ("American Grown")
The Hindustan Times ^ | October 27, 2011

Posted on 10/27/2011 10:09:05 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Publishers for US First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming cookbook have released an early preview of the book’s cover art and revealed more details about its spring release.

American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspires Families, Schools, and Communities, published by Crown Publishers, is Obama’s first cookbook and will be issued in both print and digital editions.

The print edition will include photos of the White House garden and Obama throughout the seasons, and include more details about how the First Lady was inspired by her daughters Sasha and Malia to change her family’s eating habits and plant an edible garden on the South Lawn — the first since Eleanor Roosevelt’s “Victory Garden,” planted during the Second World War.

The book will also provide ideas and resources on how to start urban gardens and make long-lasting lifestyle changes with recipe ideas and simple tips.

Obama accepted no advance for the book and all net proceeds will go to charity. The book goes on sale in the US April 10, 2012.

Obama’s not the first First Lady to espouse a cause and pen a book or two. Laura Bush co-wrote a children’s book promoting literacy Read All About It! with daughter Jenna, while Hillary Rodham Clinton, current Secretary of State, wrote It Takes a Village while First Lady as a vocal child advocate.


TOPICS: Agriculture; Books/Literature; Food; Politics
KEYWORDS: cookery; doasisaynotasido; grifters; michelleobama; obama
"American Groan" is more like it.
1 posted on 10/27/2011 10:09:16 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mooschelle Pie, and other fatty favorites.


2 posted on 10/27/2011 10:11:20 AM PDT by samtheman (Newt? Can you do it? Can you repudiate your time on the Pelosi couch?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How does one prepare hay, oats, etc??? Hello Wilbur...get me that cookbook!!!


3 posted on 10/27/2011 10:11:25 AM PDT by shankbear (The GOP and the mass media are giving us another McCain......thanks.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would have thought that Kashyyyk Kuisine would lean a little more toward raw small animals and pickled rodents instead of veggies.


4 posted on 10/27/2011 10:16:37 AM PDT by digger48
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Great....all those 4th generation welfare recipients can zoom on down when the welfare check comes, and buy Mama Messiah’s cook book....


5 posted on 10/27/2011 10:17:42 AM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First, you gets the taxpayer-paid WH gardeners to dig you up a garden plot

Next, you plants some collards in the dirt. Don’t get none on those $500 sneakers.

Then you dumps some Blue Plains sludge on that garden... mercury and other heavy metals make them plants perk right up

Next day you goes out and harvests the full grown plants the WH gardeners stuck into the dirt that night

yum


6 posted on 10/27/2011 10:18:19 AM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mmmmm good, bet yo a$$.


7 posted on 10/27/2011 10:20:29 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That title sounds like Moochelle has been listening to the little voices in her head regarding her little “Victory” garden. Because I don’t know anyone - left, right or center (and I live in the Bay Area) - that has gone out and dug up part of their backyard to grow veggies.

And what does that mean “she was inspired by her [props, er...] daughters?” Is she implying that they’re fat and lazy and need to eat better? Because I’m sure they didn’t run up to her the first day in the White House and beg for home-grown broccoli.


8 posted on 10/27/2011 10:21:49 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: traditional1

I doubt if many of the “Occupy Wall Street” or Limousine Liberal types will rush to click onto Amazon to order one.


9 posted on 10/27/2011 10:21:49 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who tends the garden while she’s travelling all over the world on the taxpayers’ dime?


10 posted on 10/27/2011 10:22:53 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: SJSAMPLE
The Forest Service, IIRC. Mrs. Obama doesn't “tend” the garden except when the cameras are rolling.
11 posted on 10/27/2011 10:30:12 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: silverleaf

I figure that if they spent $300,000 on the garden, paying the gardeners, etc (probably low considering what she spends on all of those assistants) and then harvested 30,000 vegetables (probably pretty high) then each carrot costs $10.


12 posted on 10/27/2011 10:33:06 AM PDT by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No, thanks, MO, I already have a fat posterior.

How many copies of this book will be bought by the State Department?


13 posted on 10/27/2011 10:34:03 AM PDT by Bigg Red
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I don't think this is about a veggie garden or healthy eating!!

I wonder what the $$$ advance she got is & like Obama's book - they will spend taxpayer money buying the book to pass it around to schools & wherever they can.

That's how his books were purchased - so that he makes money on the royalties too!!

It's another scam to make sure the greedy pigs get all the money that they can at our expense. Even if YOU don't buy the book - you're paying anyway.

14 posted on 10/27/2011 10:35:06 AM PDT by LADY J ( Change your thoughts and you change your world.. - Norman Vincent Peale))
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"And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads for foods that aren't healthy.
It's also going to be critical to increase marketing for foods that are healthy. "

~Michelle Obama




Please click the pic


15 posted on 10/27/2011 10:36:19 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Bigg Red

I’d rather get a Paula Deen cookbook .


16 posted on 10/27/2011 10:36:29 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt ( (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11) by GlockThe Vote)
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To: Bigg Red
How many copies of this book will be bought by the State Department?

Probably about the same number as the Jimmy Carter devotional Bible (not a joke) Zondervan is publishing next year.

17 posted on 10/27/2011 10:39:34 AM PDT by Marathoner (Occupy Wall Street = Parasites on Parade)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“American Grown”... obviously not a book about Barack.


18 posted on 10/27/2011 10:40:06 AM PDT by Third Person
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I heard Bill Ayers is one of the ghost writer? Orinally it the book was going to be titled American Grown Terrorism. Then Valerie Jarrett informed him at one of the underground Commie meeting that the book was about gardening. So, he dropped the word “terrorism” from the title and just called it American Grown.


19 posted on 10/27/2011 10:40:27 AM PDT by Leep
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To: CIDKauf

about right for a city where muffins cost $16 apiece


20 posted on 10/27/2011 10:41:13 AM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: Leep

Edit:

I heard Bill Ayers is one of the ghost writer? Originally, the book was going to be titled, American Grown Terrorism. Then Valerie Jarrett informed him at one of their bi-annual underground commie meetings that the book was about gardening. So, Ayers dropped the word “terrorism” from the title and just called it American Grown.


21 posted on 10/27/2011 10:43:45 AM PDT by Leep
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will some (or most) these be bought and paid for by the u.s. taxpayers and sent to u.s. embassies libraries worldwide too?


22 posted on 10/27/2011 11:09:37 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama’s first cookbook

Now who ghostwrote it?? I wonder if paula Deen wrote it? Or Emile LaGasse or Gordon Ramsey!!

I doubt it was Michelle!!

23 posted on 10/27/2011 11:38:27 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

Laxative, Alcaseltzer and barf bag included with life time refillllsss.


24 posted on 10/27/2011 11:39:32 AM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
I’d rather get a Paula Deen cookbook .

So would I ...

... On the other hand, If I had moochelle's book in my kitchen, the nausea would probably help me lose a little weight.

25 posted on 10/27/2011 12:00:58 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: FReepers


26 posted on 10/27/2011 12:02:33 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! Compiling New Sarah Ping List. Let me know if you want on it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only way I’m buying this is if there are some good color pictures of Boturds in the broccoli.


27 posted on 10/27/2011 12:42:05 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Madoff screwed the rich. Bernanke screwed us all.)
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To: Marathoner

Just saw yesterday that State had bought a whole boatload of Obummer’s 2 books. They were then sent to our various embassies to be handed out as gifts. Isn’t that special?


28 posted on 10/27/2011 1:12:21 PM PDT by Bigg Red
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To: Malone LaVeigh

This basket cost $25,000 to grow... good job!


29 posted on 10/27/2011 2:01:26 PM PDT by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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