Thursday, November 14, 2019

More Christmas of the 1940s

If case you were curious, the Christmas dinner menu for the White House in 1942 consisted of:
  • Oyster Cocktail
  • Clear Soup with sherry
  • Roast Turkey
  • Chestnut Dressing
  • Cranberry Jelly
  • Deerfoot Sausage
  • Beans
  • Cauliflower au gratin
  • Sweet Potato Casserole with oranges
  • Grapefruit and Avacado Salad
  • Plum Pudding
  • Hard Sauce (according to Wikipedia is: Hard sauce is a sweet, rich dessert sauce made by creaming or beating butter and sugar with rum (rum butter), sugar with brandy (brandy butter) whiskey, sherry butter, and vanilla, served cold, often with hot desserts.
  • and Coffee
Neiman Marcus continued with their Christmas Books. 


A 1940's cover - not sure what year.


The cover of the 1945 book:

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