The Daily Menu ~1915

DailyMenu_July20_1915

Happy Friday! Here’s a little inspiration for your meals today.

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  1. Happy Friday to you as well!

    Lunch looks like it has a good bit of starch in it, no?

    I’d save the egg and tomato for lunch and put in a salad… and save room for that sponge cake for after dinner, to coat my interior.

    HEY! That sort of rhymes!! :o)

    ~Gives self gold star~

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    1. Gold star well deserved! What strikes me is that these meals are really well-balanced and full. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I have to wonder how more people weren’t overweight, and then I get to thinking that they probably didn’t have all of the processed junk we tend to eat now in between meals. I will admit to having my office stash of granola bars and trail mix.

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  2. Lemon ice and other ices were very popular in the first quarter of the 20th century. It was a very special dessert. It would be made in an ice cream hand crank maker. They would also make ices with shaved ice mixed with sweet fruit sauce.

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    1. I’d couldn’t imagine making it just for a luncheon. It seems like quite a bit of work. I seem to remember coming across a recipe for an ice that was similar to the process above, but slightly different. I remember thinking at the time that it seemed too simple for the desired outcome… Can’t remember where, though. Hmm…

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