Informative ebooks, entertaining CDs
The year is 1887, Sergeant Alvin York is born, Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show performs for Queen Victor’s celebration of her Golden Jubliee. Nikola Tesla begins experimenting with something that would later be called x-rays. Oscar Wilde is editor of Lady’s World and Grover Cleveland is president of the United States.
Inside this 749 page ebook, you’ll find Whitehouse menus for state occasions, holidays as well as General Grant’s birthday dinner party and Mrs. Cleveland’s wedding lunch.
Also included are dining etiquette and the proper treatment of guests. Included are many famous recipes of the time. Included are recipes for meats, soups, pies, salads, breads, pastry and much more. All served to the first families in the 1800’s. Our family has tried the soup, cake and pie recipes and found them to be very tasty.
Please note that sentence structure, punctuation and spelling were very different from grammar rules of today. For example ketchup was catsup, coconut was cocoanut, diarrhea was diarrhoea etc. Measurements for recipes was coffeecupful, saltspoon and teacupfuls.
There are recipes and medicinal foods for the sick as well as health suggestions for whooping cough, asthma, toothache, sore throat, wart removal and other remedies.