My photo
We all have a story to tell. Some speak louder than others. Listen closely to hear the stories of our ancestors echoing under our footsteps. They are the authors. We are the keepers.

Search This Blog

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Herstoryan's Hearth: Thanksgiving Dinner, Good Housekeeping (1904)

Excerpt from: "A New Thanksgiving Dinner."Good Housekeeping, A Monthly Magazine Conducted in the Interests of the Higher Life of the Household July-December 1904: 589. Print. 

A New Thanksgiving Dinner
When a housekeeper succeeds in making a Thanksgiving dinner which suits the old traditions and at the same time provides new and dainty dishes, she has achieved a triumph. Even the time-honored menu may be improved upon with some ingenuity. To suggest such a dinner, the following menu is given with all the necessary recipes, new ones and good, gathered from housekeepers far and wide: 
Fruit soup
Roast turkey
Mashed sweet potato
White potato croquettes
Baked squash     Spinach, Swiss style
Apple and cranberry jelly
Oyster souffle     Rolls
Surprise salad     Olive sandwhiches
Indian pudding with cream
Marshmallow mold
Mince pie     Lemon pie
Lemon milk sherbet     Nut cookies

[each recipe follows in the book]

No comments:

Post a Comment