Pulled Pork SandwichesSince I'm totally obsessed with election coverage and food, I've been wondering about the candidates' favorite foods. I know McCain and Obama are busy campaigning, so I don't expect their campaigns to return my calls and emails, but in the meantime, I did a little digging and found in no particular order the candidates' favorite eats (and suggestions for healthier versions of their faves).
It turns out that Barack Obama is a comfort food guy. (Maybe not a big surprise for a Midwestern dweller?) His wife, Michelle told Paula Deen that her husband's favorite grub is a steaming bowl of chili, I discovered when reading an Associated Press article. If we were going to cook for Obama, we'd put a low-calorie, high-fiber spin on this classic dish and make him a rib-sticking bowl of our Beef & Bean Chile Verde served with all the fixin's-reduced-fat sour cream, grated Cheddar cheese, chopped scallions and chopped fresh tomatoes.
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