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    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 for lunch with a side of George Washington’s onion soup. This recipe was originally published in The President’s Cookbook. We included our own adaptations below. 

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  • 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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