Landau...includes list of presidential executive chefs
FT Library owns 1902 & 1903 Zeimann & Gillette.
Frosting for Mary Todd's Courting Cake
Dark brown sugar
Black walnuts (optional)
Melt 1/2 cup butter in a heavy saucepan.
They are more robust with menus and presidential allusions.
Mary Todd's Vanilla Almond Cake
There are reports attributable to President Lincoln that this cake of his wife's was the best he ever ate...This delicious cake was the invention of Monsieur Giron, a Lexington [KY] caterer, who created it in honor of the visit to that city in 1825 of his fellow Frenchman, Lafayette.
"George Washington's own eating habits were relatively simple.
Beat an egg and put over the stuffing; roll each slice tightly and tie with a thread; stick a few cloves in them, grate bread thickly over them after they are put in the skillet, with butter and onions chopped fine; when done lay them in a dish.
It also includes modernized recipes with history notes.
[NOTE: This book does not reveal whether or not President Garfield liked this sandwich.] Most days, Garfield was able to keep down a little bit of oatmeal.
A glass of wine and a bit on mutton are always welcome.
Leg of Veal
Salt and pepper
Here it is, in Julia Grant's own words: 'Slice as large pieces as you can get from a leg of veal; make a stuffing of grated bread, butter, a little onion, minced, salt, pepper, and spread over the slices.
or mince), custard (lemon, orange, almond), Cheese cakes & Snow.
He dutifully swallowed the koumiss, a drink made from fermented horse milk, that [Dr.] Bliss gave him nearly every day, but he strongly preferred cows milk.