Capital Hill Cooks

With love of great cuisine and the bounty of our nation evident throughout this book, CAPITOL HILL COOKS contains recipes from members of Congress, as well as every president from George Washington (Cranberry Pudding) to Abraham Lincoln (Mary Todd Lincoln’s Vanilla Almond Cake) to Barack Obama (The Obama Family’s Linguini). Taste Vice President Biden's Kahlua Chocolate Fudge Cake, Senator Charles Grassley’s Bacon and Bean Chowder, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's Minnesota Rhubarb Dessert, Congressman Ron Paul's Texas Sweeties, or Senator Scott Brown's Italian Soup…and hundreds more. Many contributors to this book even include notes about their ethnic backgrounds, favorite indigenous foods, and fond memories of meals shared with others. (“Barack really likes this,” the first lady says of her own apple crisp.)

CAPITOL HILL COOKS will raise funds to be contributed to Homes for Our Troops (, an organization dedicated to assisting severely injured servicemen and women build or adapt their homes for handicapped accessibility. The finished home is then given to the veteran.

Linda Bauer is the author of numerous books including the series Recipes from Historic Texas, America, Louisiana, California, Colorado, and New England, and The Great American Sampler Cookbook series. She has appeared on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Fox News and CNN, and is a member of the International Association of Cooking Professionals and the National Press Club.

***** This is just a copy/paste of a press release. I have not reviewed this, nor received compensation. Honestly, I saw the part about funds towards Homes For Our Troops and I just really wanted to share. *****


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