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If the adage is true, and we really are what we eat, then there’s much to be learned from White House menus.
Meet the cooks who brought White House cuisine into a new age, including Kennedy’s famed chef René Verdon.
Meet the cooks who prepared meals for the early U.S. presidents, often working under conditions that were anything but glamorous.
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