Did you know that Thomas Jefferson came back from Italy with plans for a pasta machine? Or that Theodore Roosevelt drank about a gallon of coffee every day? These are just a couple facts that from the Library of Congress' collection of Presidential food and dining resources. There's a whole list of books, articles, and internet resources on what the presidents ate over the years. Read on for a few more interesting tidbits. • Martha Washington's recipe for Great Cake called for 40 eggs, 4 pounds of sugar, half a pint of wine, and brandy, among other things.