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George and Martha Washington welcomed thousands of guests to Mount Vernon, and were well known for their boundless hospitality, frequent and memorable parties, and for the wide variety of culinary treats served. Explore our recipes and learn more about food culture at Mount Vernon.

Appetizers & Hors d'oeuvers


Cakes, Cookies & Candies

Cheese, Eggs & Pasta

Desserts & Sauces


Meats & Stews

Pickles & Preserves

Poultry & Game

Salads & Dressings




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