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Breakfasts and Teas

Novel Suggestions for Social Occasions

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Author: Paul Pierce
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,241 / 73 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.5
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 7,978
Added to site: 2010.01.05 26204
Genre: Cooking

ndsome silver, which the hostess possesses. The menu is:

Bouillon Lobster Cutlets Tartar Sauce Cucumber Sandwiches Breast of Turkey, larded and broiled Green Peas Current Jelly Hot Rolls Pear and Celery Salad, with German Cherries served in Hearts of Lettuce Caramel Ice Cream, with Pecan Meringue Old Madeira is served with the meat course, then Sauterne.


Grape Fruit with Cherries and Pineapple Creamed Fish New Potatoes with Sauce of Parsley and Drawn Butter Sliced Cucumbers Hot Biscuits Fried Chicken Asparagus on Toast Sweetbreads Waffles and Maple Syrup Strawberry Shortcake, with Frozen Whipped Cream Coffee


First serve a fluffy egg omelet with Saratoga potatoes, and fish and cheese sandwiches cut in hearts and rings. Next cucumber boa

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****

A fantastic description of incredibly elaborate little parties. I can't imagine anyone carrying out these fantasies but they're fun to read.



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