Did you know Abraham Lincoln cooked!? Did you know his favorite childhood food was gingerbread? Was Lincoln a foodie? Take a culinary trip to the 1800’s as author Rae Katherine Eighmey joins Cathy Erway on a special episode of Eat Your Words. Rae is the author of Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: A Culinary View of Lincoln’s Life and Times, a historical cookbook and culinary biography. Hear how food was different — and the same — back in the 1800’s and get some insight into the culinary life of one of America’s favorite presidents. This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures.


“Lincoln is quoted as saying ‘People should eat foods that agree with them and apples agree with me!’ ” [24:00]


–Rae Katherine Eighmey on Eat Your Words