July 30

07-30
*Iced Fruit Juice
Susette Potatoes
Mushrooms à la Sabine
Succotash
Stuffed Tomato Salad
Wheat Crispies
Charlotte Russe

In 1914 July 30 was a Thursday. A meatless meal today.

The Iced Fruit Juice is less of a recipe and more of presentation directions.

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July 23

07-23

*Veal and Sago Soup
O’Brion Potatoes
Shell Beans
Corn on the Cob
Berry Pie
Cheese
Café Noir

In 1914 July 23 was a Thursday.

These days “sago” is often a synonym for tapioca, but they come from different plants. Fannie is very specific: Tapioca is starch obtained from tuberous roots of the bitter cassava, native of South America. Sago is starch obtained from sago palms, native of India. (The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, p. 6)

The Berry Pie might be blueberry or blackberry.

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July 16

07-16

*Creamed Fish in Scallop Shells
Rolls
Pan Broiled Lamb Chops
Mashed Potatoes
Green Corn
Steamed Apple Pudding, Foamy Sauce

In 1914 July 16 was a Thursday.

I made the Creamed Fish in Scallop Shells. You can watch the process below!

The verdict was, easy to make, not bad, although a little bland, a good way to use up leftover fish.

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July 9

07-09
Iced Watermelon Cubes
Veal Steaks, Tomato Sauce
Potato Croquettes
Lima Beans
Lettuce and Cucumber Salad
Butter Thins
*Blueberry Molasses Puffs, Whipped Cream

In 1914 July 9 was a Thursday.

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July 2

07-02

Lamb Chops, *Onion Puree
Potatoes au Gratin
String Beans
Moulded Spinach Salad
Currant Tartlets

In 1914 July 2 was a Thursday.

It’s not specified how the Lamb Chops are cooked. They could be broiled or pan-broiled or breaded, amongst other options.

I’m curious about that Moulded Spinach Salad, but the recipe has been proving elusive.

For Currant Tartlets, I figure you make Currant Pie on a smaller scale.

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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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June 18

06-18
*Pecan Nut Loaf, White Sauce
Asparagus on Toast
Lettuce Salad, Pimiento Ribbons
Blueberry Pie
Cheese Squares

In 1914 June 18 was a Thursday. Another meatless meal!

The Pecan Nut Loaf is more of a mashed potato loaf with pecans on top.

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