Menu Suggestions For A New Year’s Dinner (1881)


Oysters in the half shell

Mock Turtle Soup – Boiled Turkey with Oyster Sauce

Baked Sweet Potatoes – Cream Mashed Potatoes  –  – Baked Turnips

Potato Salad – Lima Beans – Sweet Corn

Brown Bread – French Rolls

Boiled Beef Tongue

Celery – Jelly – Pickles – Mince Pie  – Cheese

Harlequin Ice Cream – Oranges -Raisins – Figs  -Nuts

Coffee and Chocolate


Source: The household: A cyclopaedia of practical hints for modern homes, 1881

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