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Books and articles listed in this section focus on food and dining at the White House over various time periods. They range from general overviews and histories to works on specific topics such as the preparation of the menu for the Prince of Wales Dinner in 2005, White House gingerbread displays, and presidential cookies. Also included is a section on selected White House histories, which often touch on aspects of presidential food.
The following materials include links to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are included when available.
The following articles focus on the topic of White House chefs. To locate articles online, there are many subscription databases that can be helpful. All databases available at the Library of Congress can be located and and accessed via our Eresources Online Catalog.