August 17

08-17

Appledore Soup
Croûtons
French Fried Potatoes
Succotash
Baked Tomatoes
*Sautéd Pears, Chocolate Sauce
Sponge Cakes

In 1914 August 17 was a Monday. A meatless Monday, to be specific. With two different kinds of potatoes — the soup as well as the French fries.

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August 16

08-16

*Canteloupe Supreme
Roast Stuffed Leg of Veal, Brown Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Cauliflower
Hindu Salad
Cheese Sandwiches
Macaroon Cream
Café Noir

In 1914 August 16 was a Sunday.

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August 14

08-14

Fruit Soup
*Moulded Salmon
Dinner Rolls
Lettuce and Peas, Mayonnaise Dressing
Frozen Chocolate with Whipped Cream
Raisin Cake

In 1914 August 14 was a Friday. Once again we have fish — fish loaf this time.

Fruit Soup and Raisin Cake remain a mystery for now.

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August 12

08-12

Mock Bisque Soup
Croûtons
Baked Mackerel, Maitre d’Hotel
Potato Balls
String Beans
Cucumber Ribbons
*Roxbury Puddings with Sliced Peaches and Cream
Café Noir

In 1914 August 12 was a Wednesday.

Presumably when the mackerel is called to be dotted over with butter, one would use Maitre d’Hotel Butter.

Roxbury is one of the neighborhoods of Boston.

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August 10

08-10

Cream of Corn Soup
Crisp Crackers
*Potatoes au Gratin
Pea Timbales
Sliced Tomatoes
Dinner Rolls
Steamed Ginger Pudding, Sherry Sauce

In 1914 August 10 was a Monday. We have a meatless meal today.

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August 9

08-09

Duchess Soup
Broiled Live Lobster
Brown Bread Sandwiches
Planked Chicken
Tomato Salad
Toasterettes
Café Parfait
*Rolled Wafers

In 1914 August 9 was a Sunday.

This menu has both Duchess Soup and Duchess Potatoes (as part of the Planked Chicken).

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