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Thursday, April 30, 2009

The First Garden's First Supper

The first produce from the White House kitchen garden has moved from farm to fork. Under the hot sun, kitchen staff harvested the first vegetables, including oak leaf lettuce, red romaine, speckled lettuce, fennel and rhubarb. The lettuces and fennel appeared that evening on the menu for President Obama and his economic advisers, and were billed as "White House kitchen garden salad with spiced Marcona almonds and lemon tarragon vinaigrette." The kitchen staff was "thrilled to use produce from the White House kitchen garden," said White House executive chef Cristeta Comerford. "It is so exciting to see our efforts turn into usable goods.”
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