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  • Beef stew

    Hubert Humphrey’s Homemade Beef Soup

    January 4, 2018

    “This is Mrs. Humphrey’s favorite recipe for beef soup — and incidentally my favorite meal.” -Hubert Humphrey This recipe was originally submitted in 1959 by Hubert Humphrey, back when he was a U.S. senator from Minnesota,…

  • cornbread stuffing

    President Clinton’s Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing

    November 16, 2017

    This recipe for Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing was prepared during the holidays at the White House in 1996 when President Bill Clinton was president. It’s a spice-packed stuffing with ingredients you’d never thought belonged in a stuffing, but now…

  • butternut squash salsa

    President Clinton’s Butternut Squash Salsa

    November 16, 2017

    Never heard of butternut squash salsa before? Me either! But now that I know about it, it might become a staple at every Thanksgiving dinner. This delightful salsa was a dish the Clinton’s had prepared for them…

  • George Bush's Cowboy cookies

    George W. Bush’s Cowboy Cookies

    October 27, 2017

    I’m a sucker for a good chocolate chip cookie. I’ve also become a bit of a cookie “snob” over the years and am extremely picky about what I like. They can’t be too crisp, too flat, too…

  • Washington State Caramel Apple Pie

    October 16, 2017

    Did you know that Washington state produces more apples than any other state in the country? That’s 7 out of every 10 apples in the U.S.! At an impressive 2.5 million tons of apples a year, it’s…

  • Roosevelt clove cake

    Theodore Roosevelt’s Clove Cake

    October 12, 2017

    This recipe for vintage Clove Cake comes from the kitchen of Theodore Roosevelt, more particularly, from his wife, Edith. We discovered the recipe here in the First Ladies Cookbook. They say this was Teddy’s favorite cake. This old…

  • President Obama’s Chicago Chili

    October 3, 2017

    This chili is said to be President Barack Obama’s ultimate favorite. Though, fair warning, it isn’t your standard chili recipe. This Chicago-style chili has a few added twists that deviate from the norm–but that doesn’t stop…

  • Obama’s Rhubarb-Strawberry Crumble Pie

    June 30, 2017

    It quickly became known in the White House that President Obama loved pie. This one, Rhubarb Strawberry Crumble Pie, was one of his favorites. According to one of President Obama’s pastry chef’s, they were always racking their brains trying to…

  • Watermelon Lemonade Recipe

    Lemonade Lucy’s Watermelon Lemonade

    June 29, 2017

    This addition of watermelon to a classic American drink is a delightful twist. And if you know a thing or two about our 19th President of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, you may recall the fact…

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