November 15

11-15

Grape Fruit Coupe
Devilled Crabs
Toasted Triangles
Roast Stuffed Capon
Celery
Creamed Potatoes
Mashed Squash
Vanilla Ice Cream, *Dewey Sauce
Crackers
Cheese
Café Noir

In 1914 November 15 was a Sunday.

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November 14

11-14

Cream of Cauliflower Soup
Broiled Sirloin Steak
Lyonnaise Potatoes
Baked Squash
*Peanut Salad
Butter Thins
Coffee

In 1914 November 14 was a Saturday.  No dessert? What’s going on?

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September 27

09-27

Dexter Canapés
Roast Sirloin of Beef, Brown Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Squash
Lettuce, Chiffonade
*Glacé Hélène
Peanut Macaroons
Water Crackers
Camembert
Café Noir

In 1914 September 27 was a Sunday.

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September 19

09-19

Roasted Hamburg Steak
Maître d’Hôtel Potatoes
Mashed Squash
Cucumber Boxes
Water Thins
*Caramel Bread Pudding

In 1914 September 19 was a Saturday.

I’m guessing Cucumber Boxes are like Cucumber Cups, only cut square.

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July 28

07-28

*Broiled Live Lobster
Toasted Corn Cakes
Lamb Chops
Potatoes à la Maitre d’Hotel
Summer Squash
Peach Cottage Pudding, Cream Sauce

In 1914 July 28 was a Tuesday.

There are several recipes for lamb chops, corn cakes, and summer squash. It’s hard to tell which ones we’re intended to use.

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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 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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