Dinner & A Book: His Excellency: George Washington

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About This Episode

Episode #506

 Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adam, After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

Original Airdate:
February 1, 2005

The Book

His Excellency: George Washington
By Joseph P. Ellis

The Menu


A Mount Vernon Tea
Corn Potato Chowder
Cucumber spread
Martha Washington’s Pie
Philadelphia Wine Syllabub

 You can present a tea such as what was presented at Mount Vernon at the time of George and Martha Washington.  Light candles around the room and imagine these two very famous people.

Episode Resources

  1. Cucumber SpreadRecipe

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