White House Wednesdays

The state china of the Obama Administration has been unveiled! The eleven-piece place setting incorporates historic inspiration with a modern presentation, as, unlike most china, it’s not a matching set. The blue hue used on several of the pieces was named “Kailua Blue”, an acknowledgement to the President’s home state of Hawaii. The set begins… Read More


In 1963, President John F. Kennedy received a gift of shamrocks from Irish ambassador Thomas J. Kiernan in the Oval Office.   Each year the president gets a crystal bowl of shamrock sprouts from Ireland as a symbol of the bond between our two countries. Since 1953 the gift has been delivered by the Irish… Read More


When thinking about alternatives to Turkey & Dressing next week, try one of President Obama’s favorites – his Chili recipe.  The Obama Family Chili Recipe Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped1 green pepper, choppedSeveral cloves of garlic, chopped1 tablespoon olive oil1 pound ground turkey or beef 1/4 teaspoon (each) of ground cumin, ground oregano, ground turmeric,… Read More