(AP) — White House chef Cristeta Comerford holds winter greens in the kitchen of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.
The White House has fully embraced one of eating's hottest trends, seasonal cooking based on home gardening. Comerford credits the change in the food coming from the White House’s kitchen to first lady Michelle Obama’s decision in 2009 to start a garden on the South Lawn. Comerford says the garden has also helped her in her own home, where she planted a plot and she and her 10 year-old daughter cook together. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)