September 14

09-14

Creole Soup
Brown Crackers
*Broiled Kidneys
Paprika Potato Cubes
Green Corn
Cream of Rice Pudding

In 1914 September 14 was a Monday.

I haven’t found a recipe for Cream of Rice Pudding. I’m guessing it’s a baked pudding made with cream of rice cereal, but I don’t know for sure.

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September 13

09-13

Oyster Cocktails
Roast Leg of Lamb, Brown Gravy
Currant Jelly
*Peas à la Francaise
Mashed Potatoes
Snow Pudding, Custard Sauce
Toasted Crackers
Pimola Cheese
Café Noir

In 1914 September 13 was a Sunday.

Pimolas are green olives stuffed with pimiento.

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September 12

09-12

Corn Soup
Crisp Crackers
Creamed Halibut
Pimiento Ribbons
Quick Dinner Biscuits
Cucumber Boats, *Sauce Tartare
Peach Cottage Pudding, Foamy Sauce

In 1914 September 12 was a Saturday. Here’s the fish I thought we would have had on Friday. I’m guessing that Creamed Halibut is the same recipe as Creamed Fish in Scallop Shells, just in a baking dish.

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September 11

09-11

Chicken Soup
Imperial Rings
Susette Potatoes
French Fried Potatoes
*Stuffed Onions
Ginger Puff
Foamy Sauce

In 1914 September 11 was a Friday. A rare fishless Friday!

Two kinds of potatoes seems excessive. And we had Susette Potatoes yesterday.

I’m disappointed that I haven’t found the recipe for Ginger Puff. I’m quite intrigued. We’ve had other puffs, like Orange, Raisin, and Blueberry Molasses, before, but they were all a bit different. Some were baked, some were steamed. I can’t really extrapolate the ginger version based on those.

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September 9

09-09

Pea Soup
Croûtons
*Creamed Salt Codfish
Baked Potatoes
Buttered Beets
Tomato Salad
Rolled Sandwiches
Coffee Soufflé

In 1914 September 9 was a Wednesday.

Buttered Beets are probably just Boiled Beets tossed in melted butter, but I haven’t found a specific recipe.

Rolled Sandwiches may be Rolled Bread, the first entry in the Sandwiches and Canapés chapter. It’s thin slices of warm buttered bread, rolled and tied with ribbons.

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September 8

09-08

Stewed Kidneys
Dumplings
Potato Balls
Broiled Tomatoes
Lettuce and Cucumber Salad
*Raisin Puff, Cream Sauce

In 1914 September 8 was a Tuesday.

I haven’t found a recipe for Stewed Kidneys. Fannie Farmer has this to say about cooking kidneys: Kidneys must be cooked a short time, or for several hours; they are tender after a few minutes’ cooking, but soon toughen, and need hours of cooking to again make them tender. I have to assume that since they are “stewed” these kidneys were cooked for hours.

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September 6

09-06

Mushroom Soup
Chicken à la Providence
Duchess Sweet Potatoes
Creamed Cauliflower
Hindu Salad
Fromage Rolls
*French Macaroon Cream

In 1914 September 6 was a Sunday.

There isn’t a recipe for Duchess Sweet Potatoes. I assume you make Duchess Potatoes with sweet potatoes.

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September 4

09-04

Salt Codfish, Pork Scraps
Drawn Butter Sauce
Boiled Potatoes
Beets, Sauce Piquante
*Good Luck Salad
Butter Thins
Apple Tapioca Pudding

In 1914 September 4 was a Friday so of course there’s fish.

This is the second day in a row we’ve had Apple Tapioca Pudding

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