Hungry History

Category: George Washington

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George Washington’s Thursday Suppers

In honor of Presidents’ Day, we’re taking a look at how George Washington threw a dinner party.


Starving Soldiers at Valley Forge

Put yourself in the shoes of a soldier in Washington’s army, preparing to spend a winter in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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Lunch With Libby: A Founding Father’s Favorite Food

Dr. Libby O’Connell shows how you can recreate George Washington’s favorite breakfast meal.

Presidential Chefs

Cooking for the Commander-in-Chief: The First Presidential Chefs

Meet the cooks who prepared meals for the early U.S. presidents, often working under conditions that were anything but glamorous.