November 28

11-28

Corn Soup
Crisp Crackers
Barbecued Ham
Radishes
Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Dinner Rolls
*Irish Moss Blanc Mange

In 1914 November 28 was a Saturday.

I made Irish Moss Blanc Mange!

Let’s just say I made this so you don’t have to.

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October 29

10-29

Oyster Stew
Oyster Crackers
Sliced Ham
Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Tomato Soufflé
*Cream Pie
Coffee

In 1914 October 29 was a Thursday. Not many existing recipes for this menu.

The Cream Pie is very similar in its construction to Frangipan Cream Pie.

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July 19

07-19

Iced Mock Consomme
Cold Boiled Ham
Mashed Potatoes
Dinner Rolls
Cucumber Salad
Toasterettes
*Manhattan Pudding
Nut Wafers

In 1914 July 19 was a Sunday.

I’ve found recipes for mock bisque and mock bouillon, but not consommé. Not yet…

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July 11

07-11

Duchess Soup
Imperial Crusts
Boiled Ham
Baked Macaroni
Quick Dinner Biscuits
*Fruit Salad
Cream Sponge Cake

In 1914 July 11 was a Saturday.

The only real difference I can see between Imperial Crusts and Imperial Sticks is that the Sticks are buttered before toasting and the crusts aren’t.

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July 4, Independence Day Dinner

07-04

Iced Pimiento Consomme
Creamed Sweetbreads in Timbale Cases
Cold Sliced Boiled Ham
Scrub Potatoes
Dinner Rolls
Asparagus Salad, French Dressing
Strawberry Bomb
Grandma’s Pound Cakes
*Fruit Punch

In 1914 July 4 was a Saturday.

I haven’t found a recipe for the Strawberry Bomb. A bomb is a moulded ice cream with an outer shell of one flavor and an inner filling of a different one. I assume that one of them was strawberry. : )

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June 25

06-25
*Hot Finnan Haddie Canapés
Cold Sliced Ham
Mashed Potatoes
Gherkins
Parker House Rolls
Blackberry Pie
Cheese Squares
Café Noir

In 1914 June 25 was a Thursday.

Finnan Haddie is Scottish smoked haddock.

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May 26

05-26
Boiled Ham
Mashed Potatoes
Dinner Braids
Asparagus Salad
Steamed Apple Pudding, *Monroe Sauce
Café Noir

In 1914 May 26 was a Tuesday.

I think the Dinner Braids are braided Dinner Rolls.

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April 7

04-07

Julienne Soup
*Hot Roast Ham, Cider Sauce
Boiled Potatoes
Spinach, Egg Garnish
Ivory Cream
Café Noir

In 1914 April 7 was a Tuesday.

Ivory Cream is whipped cream, stabilized with gelatin and flavored with Madeira. A delicate dessert for a hearty dinner of ham and potatoes.

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