Rachael Ray with Bo Obama
David M. Russell/Rachael Ray Show
05/25/2012 AT 04:30 PM EDT
It isn't everyday that Rachael Ray
gets to meet the country's most beloved dog – but on a recent day at the White House, the talk show host got to meet Bo Obama for the first time.
For a special episode of the Rachael Ray Show
, Ray joined Michelle Obama
for a barbecue on the South Lawn. They cooked up three dishes using ingredients from the First Lady's vegetable garden.
As if that weren't enough of a treat, Ray (who makes no secret of her bias towards dogs) sat down with Bo for an "interview," during which they looked through Mrs. Obama's new book, American Grown
Check out the special White House episode of the Rachael Ray Show
on May 31.