July 21

07-21

Pineapple Cocktails
Broiled Sirloin Steak
Savory Potatoes
Summer Squash
*Tomato Baskets with Peas
Toasterettes
Irish Moss Blanc Mange
Scotch Cookies

In 1914 July 21 was a Tuesday.

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July 8

07-08

Asparagus Soup
Crisp Crackers
Broiled Porterhouse Steak
Potato Cubes, Maitre d’Hotel
*Fried Summer Squash
Cherry Pie
Cheese Fingers

In 1914 July 8 was a Wednesday.

To my great surprise, I could not find a recipe for Cherry Pie. Mock Cherry Pie, made with cranberries, yes, but not actual cherry pie.

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June 29

06-29

Cold Sliced Roast Beef
Piedmont Potato Croquettes
Shell Beans
*Cheese and Currant Salad
Wheat Crispies
Club Indian Pudding

In 1914 June 29 was a Monday. As often happens, we are having leftovers from Sunday’s roast.

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June 28

06-28
*Frozen Egg Nog
Roast Ribs of Beef
Franconia Potatoes
Summer Squash
Macedoine Jelly
Sultana Sticks
Toasted Crackers
Camembert
Café Noir

In 1914 June 28 was a Sunday.

No one could have known when this menu was created, but today was a most momentous day. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie, the Duchess of Hohenberg were assassinated in Sarajevo. The tragic event launched Europe into war.

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May 16

05-16
Roasted Hamburg Steak
Baked Potatoes
*Quick Dinner Biscuits
Lettuce and String Bean Salad
Cheese Sandwiches
Coffee Soufflé

In 1914 May 16 was a Saturday.

Gem pans are like muffin tins, but shallower. They’re made of cast iron and the compartments have spaces between for more even heat circulation. The design was patented by Nathaniel Waterman of Boston in 1859.

Gem pan

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