All the Presidents’ Tables: James Buchanan’s Inaugural Extravanganza

Named the worst of all U.S. presidents, James Buchanan — ironically boasting the most government-related domestic and foreign experience of any president prior to taking office — lived as a bachelor all his life. His niece (and ward) Harriet Lane became his White House hostess. She’d been with Buchanan in London when he served as … More All the Presidents’ Tables: James Buchanan’s Inaugural Extravanganza

All the Presidents’ Tables: Abraham Lincoln’s Inaugural Menus

In the throes of the 2008 election campaign, I decided to do a little looking into what the candidates, Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, eat when no one’s watching. (Chili for Obama and ribs for McCain – hmmm, wonder if there’s any Freudian, Jungian undertones there?) Such musings lead, naturally, to a perusal of … More All the Presidents’ Tables: Abraham Lincoln’s Inaugural Menus