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White House History Journal › Fashion

Left: This silk day dress from the collection of the James K. Polk Ancestral Home may have been worn by First Lady Sarah Polk at the White House (Bruce White For The White House Historical Association). Right: A satirical cartoon …

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A Sweet World of White House Desserts

From blown-sugar baskets to gingerbread houses, a pastry chef remembers By Roland Mesnier Foreward by Gary Walters, Chief Usher, The White House 1986-2007 In this memoir, Roland Mesnier, pastry chef to five presidents, recalls the stunning desserts he created for …

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