Happy Presidents' Day! Whether you're enjoying a long weekend or not, there's always time to honor our past Commanders in Chief, and what easier a way than by cooking up some of their favorite meals? From sea to shining sea, check out some of our previous presidents' favorite foods.

Given his New England background, John F. Kennedy loved a bowl of Clam Chowder


Franklin D. Roosevelt had a soft spot for grilled cheese, according to Henrietta Nesbitt, White House housekeeper at the time.


George Washington was said to like cracking nuts with his teeth. We'd advise against that, but try this nutty recipe instead.


Thomas Jefferson was so pleased with the waffles in Holland, he bought a waffle iron upon his return home.

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