March 20

03-20
Chicken Gumbo
Fried Scallops, Sauce Tartare
Julienne Potatoes
French Bread
*Moulded Cheese with Bar-le-duc Strawberries
Butter Thins
Café Noir

In 1914 March 20 was a Friday. Once again, we have fish. Although there’s also chicken in the soup.

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March 9

03-09

Scallop Cocktail
Cold Roast Beef à la Shapleigh
Potato Croquettes
Dinner Rolls
Fig Pudding, Wine Sauce
Crackers
Cheese
Café Noir

In 1914 March 9 was a Monday.

We’re having leftover roast beef from Sunday’s menu. Shapleigh is a town in Maine, but I don’t know why (or if) the roast beef dish is named after it.

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January 31

01-31
Chicken Soup
Souffléd Crackers
Fried Scallops
Shadow Potatoes
Celery Salad
*Baked Bananas, Currant Jelly Sauce

In 1914 January 31 was a Saturday.

The intriguingly named Shadow Potatoes, also called Saratoga Chips, are thinly-sliced, deep-fried potatoes, that is, potato chips!

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