With Election Day almost upon us, whip up some of these recipes from presidents, nominees and first ladies past and present.
From JFK's New England chowder to a crab soup from Martha Washington, these foods are a delicious way to celebrate the elections. Whip up some of these historic recipes for yourself.
This simple soup recipe from President Eisenhower is the perfect cure for a chilly evening.
Fresh haddock and potatoes make this soup recipe from JFK a family favorite. Serve with oyster crackers for a salty crunch.
White House pastry chef Bill Yosses created this apple pie recipe for the Obamas. Local honey and apples make this a great holiday dish.
Sunny Anderson helped to plan the menu for a special dinner with Joe and Jill Biden to honor wounded troops. The result was this delicious pasta with tomatoes and mozzarella.
Former first lady Lady Bird Johnson created this chili recipe. The hot dish has a spicy kick, with hot sauce and chilis.
Skip the packaged mix for a warm mug of hot chocolate from Laura Bush. A pinch of cinnamon and orange zest add extra flavor.
Martha Washington's recipe has long been a White House favorite. Made with fresh crab, sherry and cream, it will soon become a favorite in your house, too.
Laura Bush submitted these chocolate chunk cookies for Family Circle's Presidential Cookie Bake-Off. The cookies are chock-full of cherries, chocolate and walnuts.
Taken from Michelle Obama's book, "American Grown," this flavorful chopped salad is packed with farm-fresh veggies.
White House pastry chef Bill Yosses created this cake recipe. Substitute your favorite seasonal fruits for the blueberries.
A family favorite, these Welsh skillet cakes from Ann Romney are always a hit. Make sure to let the cookies rest after they're out of the oven. They are among the few cookies that taste better cooled.
John Kerry's wife, Theresa Heinz Kerry, created these pumpkin spice cookies with walnuts and raisins for Family Circle's Presidential Bake-Off. Pumpkin spice, raisins and walnuts are the special ingredients in this recipe.
Chef Cris Comerford created this delicious comfort food for George W. Bush and his family. Once you start snacking on this mix, you'll realize you should probably make more.
This classic rolled sugar cookie recipe is perfect for cookie swaps and bake sales. Make the dough ahead of time and freeze it for later.
This peanut butter and honey sandwich was a lunchtime favorite of President George W. Bush. Chef Cris Comerford created the simple sandwich that the former president enjoyed often.