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Capitol Hill Cooks. Recipes from the White House, Congress, and All of the Past Presidents
By Linda Bauer. ISBN-13: 978-1-58979-550-1. Hardcover with 384 pages including recipe index, politician index and state index. Copyright 2010.
This new collection contains favorite recipes from members of the current Congress, as well as every presidential family from George Washington to Barack Obama. George Washington’s Beer, Martha Washington’s Great Cake, Barack Obama’s Crustless Coconut Pie and Michelle Obama’s Apple Cobbler, Senator Charles Grassley’s Mustard Sauce, the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s Cape Cod Fish Chowder and Olympia Snow’s Baklava are all included. The contributors have included notes about their ethnic backgrounds, favorite indigenous foods and fond memories of shared meals.