Hungry History

Category: White House

White House Museum

Presidential Palates: White House Menus

If the adage is true, and we really are what we eat, then there’s much to be learned from White House menus.

Pasta

Pasta Fit for a Founding Father (Video)

Host Ian Knauer whips up a homemade pasta dish once served by Thomas Jefferson at the White House.

White House Chefs

Cooking for the Commander-in-Chief: 20th-Century White House Chefs

Meet the cooks who brought White House cuisine into a new age, including Kennedy’s famed chef René Verdon.

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.