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Presidents’ Week in Food History – 2017

President's Day is 217 years old. It was first observed in 1800, in honor of our first President, George Washington, who was born on February 22 and passed away in 1799. The iconic first President is most often associated with cherries and cherry pie. As we honor the 217th President's Day and Week, let's indulge… Continue reading Presidents’ Week in Food History – 2017

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At The President’s Table, Today: Cottage Cheese, Fruit & Ketchup

Presidents’ Day was established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington. In 1971, the holiday was moved to the third Monday of February, from the 22nd, Washington's actual birthday. This was done in an effort to create a uniform holiday practice that would provide three-day weekends for American workers (Uniform Monday Holiday Act). While… Continue reading At The President’s Table, Today: Cottage Cheese, Fruit & Ketchup