White House Wednesdays

Without a doubt one of the largest attractions each holiday season at the White House is the annual gingerbread house.  Of course there had been gingerbread houses at the White House before the term of First Lady Patricia Nixon, but it was Pat Nixon along with Pastry Chef Hans Raffert (who later became Executive White House… Read More


So many people have already emailed that they love Mrs. Reagan’s monkey bread recipe – So I had to share another favorite! Barbara Bush’s fabulous chocolate chip cookies: Barbara Bush’s Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda… Read More