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Monticello in the fall. The single most beautiful hill in the world. The view from Thomas Jefferson's house to die for.

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Monticello's breathtaking but useless Dome Room, with its eerie echoes and lack of heat. Thomas Jefferson Foundation

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Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream. Jefferson greatly enjoyed ice cream, and he did much to promote it in America. It was served often at the many dinners he held, both during his years in the White House and at his home Monticello in Virginia. Most likely, his first introduction to ice cream was while serving as Minister to France, from 1784 to 1789, a time when ice cream was quite common in and around Paris. Recipe and Instructions…

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