A Jeffersonian Feast

Dine like Thomas Jefferson. Menu inspired by Maite Gomez-Rejon's ARTBITES cooking art history class.

Read more about dining like the president: Cooking Art History: A Jeffersonian Feast

Four Cheese Mac and Cheese
Four Cheese Mac and Cheese
This ultra-creamy, decadent mac and cheese—with sharp white cheddar, Gruyère, blue cheese, and, yes, a touch of Velveeta—is one of the best we've ever tried.Michael Kraus
Broiled Salmon Steaks with Tomatoes, Onions, and Tarragon
Broiled Salmon Steaks with Tomatoes, Onions, and Tarragon
Fresh herbs and roasted vegetables create this colorful and delicious salmon dish.Andre Baranowski
Peas and Lettuce
Blanched Peas with Lettuce
Leaves of baby bibb lettuce become nests for single servings of barely cooked fresh green peas, making for a light and simple side dish.Anita Calero
Chicken with Onions, Calvados, and Cream
Chicken with Onions, Calvados, and Cream
Calvados, with its aroma of fruit and vanilla, adds another dimension to this basic French dish.Antoine Bootz
Fingerling Potatoes with Bacon
Fingerling Potatoes with Bacon
The secret to this simple dish is to use the best quality bacon available. Delicious and straightforward, you can whip this dish together quickly while keeping the oven available for other jobs.Vanessa Rees
Classic Apple Pie
Classic Apple Pie
Simple and delicious, this recipe brings out the sweet flavor of the apples.James Oseland
Sicilian Vanilla Ice Cream
Sicilian Vanilla Ice Cream
Plop a scoop of this ice cream into a pint glass and slowly fill with your favorite stout for a stellar beer float.Christopher Hirsheimer