[Sca-cooks] OP request for information

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 10:05:16 PST 2009

When you get the article finished, I'd love to see a copy of it...


On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Susan Fox <selene at earthlink.net> wrote:

> I will study this more thoroughly when I get home.  I have a hunch that
> some will be found in Larousse Gastronomique and/or Escoffier.
> In the meantime, here is a list of articles about inaugural meals:
> http://wordpress.com/tag/inaugural-menus/
> Affectionately, Selene
> Huette von Ahrens wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I am working on an out of period [for this list] article on foods served
>> at Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration.  There is a bill of fare still in
>> existance and I have gone through at least 30 American and British cookbooks
>> dating from 1800 to 1900 and there are listed on this bill of fare items
>> that I cannot identify other than their general class.  I have found a lot
>> of the recipes, but not everything.  So I am writing here to see if any of
>> you who have done culinary history for the Civil War era and/or 1860's
>> American food, or anyone at all, if you have heard to recipes with these
>> titles or have even a basic clue as to what they might be.
>> Huette

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