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
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.
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.
Classic Apple Pie
Simple and delicious, this recipe brings out the sweet flavor of the apples. Three days before the feast, start prepping by making the pie dough for both pies, the cranberry sauce, and the mashed potatoes. Bring your bird home at least two days before Thanksgiving so you have ample time to presalt, a simple step that keeps the turkey juicy and intensifies its natural flavors.
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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.