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  • Red Salsa

    Bush Family Walker’s Point Red Salsa

    June 26, 2017

    Every summer the Bush family heads to Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport, Maine to escape the heat of Texas. This red salsa is named after that summer retreat and belongs in a family favorite buffet lineup of fajitas, where they have…

  • Bush Avocado Dip

    Bush Family Avocado Dip

    June 26, 2017

    It’s no secret that the Bush family likes their Tex-Mex! They make this avocado dip for their Empanadas. But a taco, tacquito, or even just tortilla chips would be perfect, too. This recipe was revised from…

  • JFK's favorite food

    John F. Kennedy’s Polet a l’Estragon

    March 15, 2017

    This recipe for Polet a l’Estragon (French for “tarragon chicken”) appears in The First Ladies Cookbook: Favorite Recipes of All the Presidents of the United States and was submitted by Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy as one of her husband’s…

  • JFK’s Favorite Waffle Recipe

    March 15, 2017

    This light and fluffy waffle recipe is said to be John F. Kennedy’s favorite. JFK was by no means a “foodie” and it’s said he had to be reminded frequently to eat. Nonetheless, this recipe was…

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Cornmeal ‘Rail Splitters’

    February 17, 2017

    This is an Abraham Lincoln-inspired recipe for “rail splitters,” a nickname given to these cornmeal muffins after the slogan, “Abe Lincoln the Rail Splitter,” was used in his first presidential campaign. Though it’s likely he had these for breakfast, we served ours…

  • George Washington’s Onion Soup

    February 17, 2017

    This delicious onion soup is a modern adaptation from an 18th century original, obtained from Mt. Vernon’s (George Washington’s estate) collection of recipes. According to it’s website, the recipe was created by Nancy Crump, a culinary historian, for the book Dining with the Washington’s.…

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