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We Tried Laura Bush’s Winning Cowboy Cookies

After writing about some of our most memorable First Ladies’ Favorite Foods, I noticed Laura Bush was by far the most popular FLOTUS. Her cowboy cookie was the top-viewed recipe in the whole collection. Why? I had to try her cookies myself to see what the big deal was all about.

We Made Mary Todd Lincoln’s White Cake (and Honestly, We Approve)

This former First Lady loved to bake. Using a recipe from her favorite bakery in Kentucky, Mary made this delicious...


We Tried Lady Bird Johnson’s Pecan Pie (Spoiler Alert: It’s Delicious!)

Did Lady Bird Johnson's pecan pie recipe help President Johnson get elected in 1964? Quite possibly, yes.



We Tried Reese Witherspoon’s Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie

In her book Whiskey in a Teacup, Reese Witherspoon shares her easy lemon meringue pie recipe. We gave it try...

You Need to Know Alton Brown’s Tricks for the Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just a few super-smart substitutions can yield the best chewy chocolate chip cookies ever made.


How to Make the Milk Bar Birthday Cake Recipe (with Tips from Christina Tosi!)

We got tips from Christina herself on how to make the best-ever confetti sheet cake. Spoiler alert: It tastes even...

We Tried Ree Drummond’s Favorite Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

In The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays, Ree Drummond shares her go-to gingerbread cookies. We gave them a...


We Made Katharine Hepburn’s Favorite Brownies

The classy, strong, no-nonsense beauty was also famous for her soft spot for chocolate. When I saw that Katharine Hepburn's...


We Tried Joanna Gaines’ Sweet Twist on Apple Pie

The classic apple pie isn't exactly a fixer-upper, but we were intrigued by a Joanna Gaines twist on the classic....


We Tried the Pioneer Woman’s Famous Caramel Brownies

Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer Woman, is well-liked for her charming personality, cowboy-approved recipes and meal planning tips,...

15 Golden Girls-Approved Cheesecake Recipes

When it comes to TV and food pairings, it doesn't get much better than the Golden Girls and cheesecake! Check...