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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…

Rutherford B. Hayes

The President Who Won by a SINGLE Electoral Vote

June 28, 2017

If you thought the 2000 election was bad–remember hanging chads?–just wait until you hear about this. The 1876 presidential election was the longest election process in our country’s history. It dragged on for four very long…

Pasta Salad

Thomas Jefferson’s Garden Pasta Salad

June 27, 2017

Did you know that Thomas Jefferson was basically the master gardener? He grew 330 varieties of 89 species of vegetables and herbs at Monticello. So, I guess you could say this garden pasta salad would win over Thomas…

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…

The War Hero Tainted by Scandal

June 22, 2017

“Let Us Have Peace.” Ulysses S. Grant. Most Americans have heard of him. They know he was involved in the Civil War somehow. But they may not know much else. Not only was Ulysses S. Grant…

road trip bonding

Road Trips with Kids Survival Guide

June 20, 2017

I know I’m not alone in my feelings of hating being in the car, especially when it involves small children for more than an hour or two. Road trips with kids can be torture. You may…

The First President to Be Impeached

June 14, 2017

“Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.” Andrew Johnson Abraham Lincoln wasn’t supposed to have been the only one assassinated that fateful night at Ford’s Theater. In fact, Andrew Johnson and his wife…

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