Ike and Bert get their grill on.
This week’s What’s Cooking Wednesday features a photo of Herbert Hoover and Dwight Eisenhower grilling steaks at Byers Peak Ranch in Colorado. September 1, 1954.
Wheatless Wednesdays; Meatless Mondays; Porkless Patriots
Today’s What’s Cooking Wednesday features food history from 1918. As head of the U.S. Food Administration during World War I, Herbert Hoover urged Americans to avoid the forced planing and rationing common to Europe through voluntary food conservation. These printed reminders were hung in households that pledged to “Hooverize.”
-From the Hoover Library
Happy Father’s Day! To kick off the coming weekend of celebrating dads, we’ll be posting photos through Sunday that reveal our presidents as fathers and sons.
First up, here’s Herbert Hoover with son, Herbert Jr. at a railway station in Cairo, Egypt, circa 1905.
From the holdings of the Hoover Presidential Library.