Eat. Drink. And Learn.
Recipes below include Scotch Collops (Veal Scaloppini), Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread, and Molasses Cookies.
If only our history books in school were as beautiful, lively and interesting as the Mount Vernon Ladies Association book, Dining With the Washingtons: Historic Recipes, Entertaining, and Hospitality from Mount Vernon (2011), perhaps we Americans would be a little more passionate about our history lessons.
As Walter Scheib, a former White House Chef, wrote in the introduction:
“For years, my view of George Washington was probably similar to that of many Americans, I pictured him as the gracious and influential statesman I had seen in his renowned portraits and learned about in history classes.” Read more