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George Washington: A Barbecue Lover
17 Feb 2014

George Washington: A Barbecue Lover

In honor of President’s Day, did you know George Washington was a barbecue lover? Barbecue started in colonial times and has been a part of the American culture which is why it’s considered a patriotic food. As our first president, he was also responsible for our first presidential barbecue. Washington would record in his diary every barbecue he attended or hosted, one even lasted three days. Also, did you know barbecue was an important feature in early American polling places to lure voters in? The more you know…