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LBJ’S FAVORITES

Compiled by LBJ Library Staff


FOOD AND BEVERAGES

 

DESSERTS

MAIN DISHES

BEVERAGES

-Coconut Macaroon Cookies
-Brownies
-Tapioca Pudding
-Coconut Cream Pie
-Peanut Brittle
-Banana Pudding
-German Chocolate Cake
-Lemon Sponge Cake
-Peach Ice Cream
-Peach Cobbler

-Mexican dishes
-Beef, corn, okra, apple butter
-Chicken Fried Steak with mashed potatoes and gravy
-Spinach, Cornbread
-"Rat Cheese" and soda crackers
-Fruits: any type of melon
-Chipped beef on toast (from Navy days)
-Deer sausage, scrambled eggs, and grits

-Liquor: Scotch/Cutty Sark
-Soft Drinks: Fresca, Root Beer


DIET MEALS

 

BREAKFAST*

LUNCH

DINNERS

Half a melon, hot tea, low-calorie orange juice (for a reservoir of energy—a slice of grilled lean steak)

Hot bouillon, grilled fish steaks, herb-flavored string beans, sherbet or low-calorie custard

Cup of unsweetened fresh fruit, soufflé made of low-calorie cheese, green salad filled with grated carrot, pie with both crust and filling made of low-calorie ingredients

 

*Guests at the LBJ Ranch were often served: Deer sausage (very spicy),
eggs, toast (made from homemade, freshly baked bread), peach preserves


MOVIES/MUSIC/SONGS

 

MOVIES

MUSIC

SONGS

-Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
-Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner
-John Wayne westerns
-James Bond films
-The Searchers
-Action/Thriller movies

-Strauss Waltz
-Viennese Waltzes
-Western Music
-Old Time Fox Trot

-Battle Hymn of the Republic
-Onward Christian Soldiers
-America The Beautiful
-Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
-Carolina Moon
-Stormy Weather
-Tumbleweed
-Wagon Wheels
-Don’t Fence Me In
-High Noon
-Navajo Trail
-Hills of Home
-Songs from: "Oklahoma", "Hello Dolly", and the "The Sound of Music"


MISCELLANEOUS FAVORITES

 

FLOWERS

THINGS TO DO/IDEA OF FUN

PLACES TO EAT IN AUSTIN

PLACES TO DRIVE IN AND AROUND AUSTIN

SCRIPTURES

AFTER SHAVE

Wildflowers
[Especially the Bluebonnet, Coreopsis, & Gaillardia]

-Meeting friends
-Reminiscing
-Visiting friends

-Driskill Hotel
-Night Hawk
-El Patio
-El Rancho
-Cisco’s
-Steak Island

-Hill Country
-Lakes (Highland Lakes chain)
-Commodore Perry
-Tarrytown (section of Austin)

Isaiah 1:18
Come now, let us reason together Psalm 23

Old Spice

 

We do not know President Johnson’s favorite color. When asked,
Mrs. Johnson remembered that he didn’t like the following:
purple, "muley" colors, such as green, brown, beige, and gray.