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All the Presidents’ Favorite Dishes

Our wide collection of presidents have gathered up quite the palette. From hoe cakes to cherry ice cream, this collection of some of the presidents’ favorite meals is sure to get you in the mood for President’s Day!

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All the Presidents’ Favorite Dishes*

*While several sites and books list various “favorite foods” of each respective president, I did my best to find those with recipes or those I found in two or more places.

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George Washington
Hoe Cakes

John Adams
Baked Salmon

Thomas Jefferson
Waffles

James Madison
Chicken and Okra Soup

James Monroe
Fried Chicken

John Quincy Adams
Fruits and Crackers

Andrew Jackson
Lamb Chops with Rosemary

Martin Van Buren
Classic Donuts

William Henry Harrison
Roast Wild Duck

John Tyler
Grateful Pudding

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James K. Polk
Classic French Omelette

Zachary Taylor
Hominy

Millard Fillmore
Beef Stew

Franklin Pierce
Fried Clams

James Buchanan
Peach Charlotte

Abraham Lincoln
Sliced Apples

Andrew Johnson
Popcorn

Ulysses S. Grant
Rice Pudding

Rutherford Birchard Hayes
Fresh Coffee

James A. Garfield
Fresh Bread

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Chester A. Arthur
Coffee and a Roll

Grover Cleveland
Corned Beef and Cabbage

Benjamin Harrison
Oysters

William McKinley
Steak

Theodore Roosevelt
Hard-Boiled Eggs

William H. Taft
Grapefruit

Woodrow Wilson
Chicken Salad

Warren G. Harding
Knockwurst and Sauerkraut

Calvin Coolidge
Roast Beef

Herbert Hoover
Gumbo

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Cream Chipped Beef

Harry S. Truman
Hot Cereal

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Chicken Noodle Soup

John F. Kennedy
Broiled Bacon

Lyndon B. Johnson
Chicken Chop Suey

Richard M. Nixon
Fresh Fruit

Gerald R. Ford
Spaghetti and Meatballs

Jimmy Carter
Pork Chops with Cornbread Stuffing

Ronald Reagan
Mac and Cheese

George Bush
Pork Rinds

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Bill Clinton
Soft Shell Tacos

George W. Bush
Biscuits

Barack Obama
Nachos with Guac

Donald J. Trump
Cherry Ice Cream

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9 Sweet Cherry Recipes

February is National Cherry Month, so what better way to celebrate than with some tasty tart cherry recipes?

Though sometimes there’s nothing better than a cherry pie, cherries can also be used in salads and savory dishes as well. From the depths of the inter-webs, here are 9 Sweet Cherry Recipes to enjoy this month!

9 Sweet Cherry Recipes

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  1. Cherry and Goat Cheese Salad
  2. Cherry Kiss Cookies
  3. Cherry Smoothie Bowl
  4. Cherry Cream Cheese Bars
  5. Cherry and Brie Grilled Cheese
  6. Cherry Filled Donuts
  7. Cherry Mango Smoothie
  8. Cherry Peanut Butter Trail Mix Bites
  9. Berry Cherry Cake

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8 Edible Valentines

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying that Valentine’s Day is on the way.

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While I’m sure everyone loves getting little Valentine cards from friends, sometimes you just want nothing more than to indulge in some sweet, sweet, sugar…and what better way to do that than with edible valentines?

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A fun treat to bring in for coworkers or classmates, these edible valentines are sure to make even the biggest Valentine’s Day haters just a little cheery!

8 Edible Valentines

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

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Love Stinks Valentines

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Love Macarons

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Valentine Marshmallow Pops

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Teddy Bear Pretzel Pops

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Perfect Match Valentine Boxes

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Valentine’s Day Cheesecakes

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Valentine’s Day Omelet

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10 No-Fail Nutella Recipes

Let’s talk about Nutella.

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Not only is it amazing for spreading on basically everything (or just eating out of the jar), you can use it to jazz up your favorite desserts.

From cookies to bread rolls, here are 10 No-Fail Nutella Recipes you’re going to love!

10 No-Fail Nutella Recipes

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  1. Nutella Filled Red Velvet Truffles
  2. Soft Cream Cheese Cookies with Nutella Glaze
  3. Nutella Brioche Knots
  4. Hot Nutella Chocolate
  5. Chocolate Sugar Cookies
  6. Nutella Meringue Cookies
  7. Nutella Pecan Rugelach
  8. Nutella Churros
  9. Chocolate Nutella Donuts
  10. Nutella Tarts

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11 Guilt-Free Air Fryer Recipes

New year, new you, right? Another year means another try at eating healthy, working out more, or embracing a lifestyle change once and for all. But don’t feel like you have to give up on all the good stuff!

If you haven’t heard of air fryers, I highly suggest you check one out. Designed to use air, rather than oil, to cook your food, these machines can be used to prepare all your favorite guilty pleasures, including fries, fried chicken, chips, cobbler and more. It also cooks, bakes, and steams…so you can get a lot out of this little machine.

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If that’s not enough to convince you, here are 11 amazing-looking air fryer recipes that are (mostly) guilt-free!

11 Guilt-Free Air Fryer Recipes

Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

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Air Fryer Shrimp Scampi

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Air Fryer Cajun Curly Fries

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Air Fryer Roasted Almonds with Garlic

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Air Fryer Blueberry Apple Crumble

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Air Fryer Fries

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Air Fryer Popcorn Tofu

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Air Fryer Ravioli

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Air Fryer Chips

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Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

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Air Fryer Fritters

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20 Drunk Foods from Around the World

First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  I hope 2018 is off to an amazing start so far!

Pizza, burgers, nachos, tacos…the great thing about living in the melting pot that is these here United States is that we have a whole conglomeration of drunk foods to choose from.  Want tacos at 2 a.m?  A cold pizza at midnight?  Chances are you can find your craving almost anywhere.

Not surprisingly, the rest of the world has some killer drunk food, too.  Donuts, tacos, POUTINE, and the insanely smart munchies box from Scotland are just SOME of the amazing drunk foods that await you down below…

So nurse that New Year’s hangover with these 20 Drunk Foods from Around the World!

20 Drunk Foods from Around the World

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  1. Beijing – Chaun’r (meat or vegetable skewers)
  2. Mumbai – Bhurji-pav (spiced, scrambled eggs and bread)
  3. Sri Lanka – Kottu (roti, vegetables, egg, meat, and spices, grilled and chopped)
  4. Dublin – Fish and chips (fried fish with thick-cut fries)
  5. Nairobi – Mandazi (fried dough, sometimes served with coconut milk)
  6. Mexico – Gringas (flour tortilla, cheese, pork, usually grilled)
  7. Shanghai – Jianbing (fried crepe with egg and various filling)
  8. Madrid – Churro con chocolate (fried churros served with melted chocolate)
  9. Germany – Doner kebabs (sliced lamb, onion, tomato, chili and yogurt sauces, served with flatbread)
  10. Montreal – Poutine (fries topped with gravy and cheese curds)
  11. South Korea – Dak galbi (stir-fried chicken, veggies, onions, and hot pepper sauce)
  12. Italy – Porchetta sandwich (roast pork, onion marmalade, and arugula on a crispy roll)
  13. Greece – Loukoumades (fried dough topped with sugar and honey)
  14. Tokyo – Ramen (noodle soup served with pork, fish cake, seaweed and egg)
  15. Iran – Persian pizza (sauceless pizza with sausage and veggies on thick crust)
  16. Berlin – Currywurst and fries (sausage and fries topped with curry ketchup)
  17. Scotland – Munchy box (a pizza box filled with everything from pizza to fries, onion rings, garlic bread, or kebab meat)
  18. Czech Republic – Samzeny Syr (fried cheese served with tartar sauce)
  19. Kenya – Mandazi (coconut donut)
  20. Brazil – Acaraji (deep-fried batter ball with peppery shrimp stew)

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15 Recipes for Hanukkah

Put on your yamacha, it’s time to celebrate Hanukkah!

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Like almost EVERY JEWISH HOLIDAY, Hanukkah is commemorated by eating food…lots and lots and lots of food.  We play dreidel for chocolate coins, we eat potato pancakes and donuts fried in oil, and if we’re really lucky, we get to dine on brisket, mandel bread, and rugulah cookies (or as we call them in our house, JEW-galah cookies!).

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While lighting the menorah and playing dreidel are important traditional rituals that make this holiday so fun, you really can’t celebrate Hanukkah without eating some tasty food…so here are 15 delicious recipes that you can make for Hanukkah, or any day!

Adam Sandler Hanukkah GIF by Saturday Night Live

15 Recipes for Hanukkah

Jumbo Potato Pancake with Sage

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Crispy Potato Latkes

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Caramel Apple Upside Down Noodle Kugel

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Olive Oil Cake

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Pinata Dreidel Cookies

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Mandel Bread

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Chocolate Pumpkin Almond Rugelach

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Perfect Potato Latkes

potato pancakes

Jelly Doughnuts (Sufganiyot)

jelly donuts

Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart

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Gingerbread Hanukkah Cookies

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Stained Glass Hanukkah Cookies

stained glass cookies

Homemade Hanukkah Gelt

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Jelly Doughnut Muffins

donut muffind

Hanukkah White Hot Chocolate

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