Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson: President, Scholar, First Foodie BY REBECCA RUPP THE PLATE national geographic.com   TODAY IS THOMAS JEFFERSON’S birthday, and what might the president, on his special day, have had to eat? Perhaps chicken fricassee, baked Virginia ham, or bouilli—beef boiled with onion, carrots, turnips, and celery, and topped with a mushroom-and-caper sauce. Any of these may have been accompanied […]

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