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My brain hurts...Carla Hall on Pauler Deen's show Saturday

coney with everything Apr 18, 2011 05:36 AM

http://www.foodnetwork.com/paulas-bes...

Can't...stand...Pauler. The y'alls and the fact she makes "grits" a two-syllable word make me crazy.

But I love Carla.

So I watched. Although I'm not sold on chicken fried lamb, it actually didn't look too bad.

Carla will do well on "The Chew", I think. She has a great TV presence.

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    sommrluv Apr 20, 2011 11:46 AM

    I was actually in the hospital when this episode was on, and I swear the over-accented twangs rudely awakened me out of my narcotic-induced stupor. And not in a good way.

    And I"m a fan of Carla, but goodness, it was like two cats fighting in an alley.

    1. srsone Apr 18, 2011 05:38 PM

      didja at least play the paula deen drinking game?

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        Sharuf Apr 19, 2011 01:48 AM

        OK. I'll bite. What is the Paula Deen drinking game?

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          Spelunk Apr 19, 2011 04:58 AM

          Check http://foodnetworkhumor.com/2010/03/t...

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            gaffk Apr 19, 2011 02:54 PM

            That site is hilarious. I'd try any of those games, but would probably pass out half way through the show.

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              srsone Apr 19, 2011 03:49 PM

              light weight............

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                gaffk Apr 20, 2011 02:54 PM

                Yep, but my drink of choice is Jameson's neat. I guess if I switched to Miller Lite I'd be ok ;)

      2. Phaedrus Apr 18, 2011 05:12 PM

        I remember when I actually liked Paula Deen, before the fame, before the metamorphasis to a caricature of an obnoxious southern stereotype, before she discovered the cash cow that is: Pauler Deen, whack job. She was actually quite charming on Door Knock Dinners.

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          Seth Chadwick Apr 18, 2011 11:32 PM

          Agreed. Her Southern drawl used to be charming. Now it is a parody of itself.

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            LauraGrace Apr 19, 2011 06:47 AM

            Me too. I remember thinking how inspiring her story was and how charming her sons were -- even how delicious (if too rich for everyday) and homey her food looked -- but now she couldn't be more absurd if she were an SNL character. Sigh.

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