Read on for Barack Obama's favorite pie (in music video form), Michelle Obama's shortbread cookies, Jefferson's favorite ice cream, and recipes from the Inaugural Luncheon. • Obama's favorite tea in the White House
• Truly fascinating Presidential food history, including a recipe for a (massive) cake by Martha Washington. (Maybe for her husband's birthday, the original Presidents' Day?)
• A video of Obama laying down the pie challenge and making a point about the election while he's at it.
• Pollan on food policy for the new President.
• Inauguration fever! Recipes for the Inauguration.
• Duck, cinnamon sweet potatoes, and apple sponge cake: the official inaugural luncheon recipes.
• Patriotic menus for election night.
• Right wings and left wings: more election night food.
(Images: Taqueria visit, righthand side: Photograph by Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian )