Welcome February! This month tuck in to Lobster Salad, Sweetbread Roast, Rice Soup, Fillet Midton Roasted with Celleri (assume this is mingon), Broiled Chicken, and Petite Patties... More Fun Discoveries December Menu ~1844 September Menu ~1808 Beef Loaf ~1904 Source: Art of Cookery, John Mollard. 1808.
Christmas Menu from the Ladies in Washington 1889. The leading ladies of Washington have been called upon to furnish a special dinner for your readers... I like Vice-President and Mrs. Morton already. Family values shine through! They were using 'xmas' back in 1889. Who knew? More Fun Discoveries Maryland Egg-Nogg ~1889 Dear Santa ~1900 A…
Victorian Era Christmas Dinner Menu. This Christmas Dinner menu will look familiar to today's reader. Is it missing anything? More Fun Discoveries A Christmas Party ~1866 Turkey Scalloped 1881 Apples Prepared for Nice Pies ~1851 Source: Salt Lake Herald, December 25, 1889.
December Menu - Welcome December! This bill of fare for 8 people includes giblet soup, broiled eels and potatoes, veal, turkey liver, and glazed apples. A hearty winter meal. This menu and recipe set comes from the Franco-American Cookery Book (1844). The book is unique because it is organized around menus for each day of…
My, this Thanksgiving feast from 1866 is almost identical to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner celebrated by my family growing up! Talk about tradition! Happy Thanksgiving! More Fun Discoveries Mashed Pumpkin ~1885 Baked Apples ~1886 Hot Apple-Toddy ~1886
Welcome November! This is actually the second November menu today. Why another menu? Because the first was from the 20th century and this one is from the 18th century - and that's just cool. Let's interpret the options. Chine of Pork. Fantastic spelling. Beef Collops is beef stew. Actually Scottish beef stew. But we'd recognize…
Welcome November! Breakfast is a meal I could get behind. More Fun Discoveries October Menu ~1900 September Menu ~1808 August Menu ~1808 July Menu ~1808
Welcome, October! This month's menu features a variety of delectable options, including: Stewed Dates, Cream of Cauliflower Soup, Baked Rabbits Stuffed with Chestnuts, Tongue Salad, and Rice Cream. Source: Topeka State Journal, October 20, 1900. Discover More.
Happy Labor Day to all those celebrating the end of summer in the US! A fine day for picnics, no? Here's a must-bring list from 1880. How does your shopping list compare? A joint of cold roast beef, a joint of cold boiled beef, 2 ribs of lamb, 2 shoulders of lamb, 4 roast fowls,…
Welcome, September! This month we have: Turnip Soup, Maccroni, Fry'd Celleri, and a Chantillie Baskett. Source: Art of Cookery, 1808. Discover More.
Welcome, August! This month the cookbook brings you: Scallops, Almond Custard, Onion Soup, Ham Pie, and Fry'd Salmon. Source: Art of Cookery, 1808. More Fun Discoveries Coffee Custard ~1905 To Bottle Fruit (With Hay?) ~1866 How to Make Ice Cream ~1866 July Menu ~1808 Discover More.
Welcome, July! This menu is features: Rabbits with Onions, Pick'd Crabb, Artichoke Bottoms, and Apricot Tart. Delicious! Source: Art of Cookery, 1808.
Welcome, June! The house special this month includes: Roast Beef, Codling Tart Cream'd, Lambs Head Minc'd, and Plovers Eggs.
This month we have such delectable dishes as: Beef Tails, Stewed Compotte of Pidgeons Artichoke Bottoms Spring Soup Pine Apple Tartlets More Fun Discoveries April Menu ~1808 March Menu ~1808 February Menu ~1922 January 1922 ~ Menu Source: Art of Cookery. 1808.
Welcome April! This month's menu features only 2 courses, with such dishes as: Tongue Boild Etc. Ducklings Roast Currie Stew'd Cellery Prawnes My, what a feast! Source: Art of Cookery, John Mollard, 1808. Other Fun Discoveries: January Menu ~1922 February Menu ~1922 March Menu ~1808