Capitol Hill Cooks (Hardcover)
Recipes from the White House, Congress and All of the Past Presidents
By Linda Bauer
Publication Date: August 16, 2010
With love of great cuisine and the bounty of our nation evident throughout this book, "Capitol Hill Cooks" contains recipes from members of Congress, as well as every president from George Washington (Cranberry Pudding) to Abraham Lincoln (Mary Todd Lincoln's Vanilla Almond Cake) to Barack Obama (The Obama Family's Linguini). Taste Vice President Biden's Kahlua Chocolate Fudge Cake, Sen. Charles Grassley's Bacon and Bean Chowder or Sen. Scott Brown's Italian Soup, Rep. Michele Bachmann's Minnesota Rhubarb Dessert or Rep. Ron Paul's Texas Sweeties … and hundreds more. Many contributors to this book even include notes about their ethnic backgrounds, favorite indigenous foods and fond memories of meals shared with others. ("Barack really likes this," the first lady says of her own apple crisp.)
“Some of our Presidents just loved plain old good country cooking! I love it.” – Helen Synner, Fernley, Nev.
“I’m a history buff on the white house...I love this book...I enjoyed it cover to cover!” – Janelle Craighead, San Antonio, Texas
“Truth be known...those folks on Capitol Hill are eatin' better than just 'OK'. Linda Bauer must have an inside scoop to collect the best and the greatest recipes ever to meet the lips of those who govern our land.” – Carl E. Linke, North Carolina
About the Author
Linda Bauer has been a food and travel columnist for the past 26 years. She has been employed as an intern on Capitol Hill, a news writer, a teacher and a literacy lecturer, and she has been elected to the Texas State Board of Education. She has written a number of other books and has also co-authored books with her husband, Steve Bauer. The Bauers live in The Woodlands, Texas, and have two boys.
- Hardcover: 400 pages
- Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (August 16, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1589795504
- ISBN-13: 978-1589795501
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 10.4 x 1.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
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