White House Cookbook
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First published in 1894 during Grover Cleveland's second term and written by the White House steward under Cleveland, this revised Centennial Edition has original 1890's recipes along with new low fat, no fat, quick and easy modern versions. Each new recipe has complete nutrition analysis and exchange information.
Over 125 recipes such as cinnamon cider, spider corn cake, homemade catsups, seafood gumbo, crock pot beef roast, chicken pot pie, savory new potatoes, raspberry sherbet, plum pudding and much much more. Plus new recipes from Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Also included are original illustrations and photographs as well as interesting and amusing household tips and health suggestions such as how to avoid a cold, wash feathers, or make a hair invigorator. There's even early tips on table etiquette and the menu for a typical state dinner at the White House over 100 years ago. More than a cookbook, this is a unique and fascinating glimpse into America's past.
By Hugo Ziemann and F.L. Gillette. Soft cover. 317 pages.