One is often at a loss to know what is to be served when confronted with a modern menu card. The following embraces nearly all ordinary dishes from first course to last.

Soups

FRENCH.

ENGLISH.

Consomme de boeuf Clair. .. .

Amber or clear soup.

Potage aux croutons........

Soup with bread.

Consomme aux legumes.....

Soup with vegetables.

Consomme aux haricots verts.

Clear soup with French beans.

Consomme aux nouilles.....

Noodle Soup.

Potage printanier...........

Spring soup.

Potage aux queues de boeuf ..

Oxtail soup.

Potage a la puree de volaille.

Chicken puree.

Potage a la fausse tortue

Mock turtle.

Potage aux huitres

Oyster.

Puree legumes.............

Vegetable puree.

Soup a l' oignon............

Onion soup.

Potage puree de pommes de terre.....

Potato soup.

Potage a la puree de haricots.

Bean soup.

Potage a la St! Germain.....

Green pea soup with peas.

Consomme tortue vere....

Green turtle soup.

Bisque de crabes.....

Crab soup.

Puree de gibier.....

Game soup.

Puree a la queue de boeuf .. .

Oxtail soup.

Consomme aux pates d'ltalie.

Italian paste.

Consomme a la paysanne

Peasant soup.

Consomme a la careme......

Lenten soup.

Consomme aux lentilles.....

Lentil soup.

Consomme gombo..........

Gumbo soup.

Consomme en tasse

Consomme in cups.

Shell-Fish

HUITRES ET CLOVIS.

OYSTERS AND CLAMS.

Huitres sur coquille.........

Oysters on half shell.

Huitres roties.......

Oysters roasted.

Huitres au gratin...........

Oysters escaloped.

Huitres a la poulette....

Oysters fricassee.

Clovis sur coquille. . . . ......

Little Neck clams.

Clovis frites. . . . ......

Fried clams.

Croquetes de clovis.........

Clam fritters.

Fish

FRENCH.

ENGLISH.

Saumon au bleu.........

Salmon boiled in court bouillon. .

Saumon grille........

Salmon broiled.

Saumon Saute.........

Salmon scalloped.

Saumon, sauce persil......

Salmon, parsley sauce.

Morue a la bechamel........

Cod, bechamel sauce.

Morue a la creme........ . .

Cod with cream sauce.

Darne d' esturgeon rotie.....

Roast fillet of sturgeon.

Truite, sauce genevoise.....

Trout, Geneva sauce.

Maquereaux a la flamande. . .

Flemish mackerel.

Poisson varies...........

Panfish.

Perche blanche............

White perch.

Poisson bleu...............

Bluefish.

Eperlans frits..............

Smelts, fried, plain.

Coquille St. Jacques, frites. .

Scallops, fried.

Poisson blanc......

Whitefish.

Morue frite au petit sale.....

Codfish, fried with bacon.

Ablettes..................

Whitebait.

Oeufs d' alose.........

Shad roe.

Maquereau espagnol......

Spanish mackerel.

Crabes molles......

Soft shell crab.

Homard au naturel....

Lobster, plain.

Saumon frais..............

Fresh salmon.

Filet de sole, frit...........

Fillet of sole, fried plain.

Chicken And Game

VOLAILLE ET GIBIER.

CHICKEN AND GAME.

Jeune poulet, demi......

Spring chicken, half.

Jeune poulet, entier.....

Spring chicken, whole.

Foies de volaille en brochetteChicken's livers en brochette, Pigerronnaux au cresson.....Squabs with watercresses.

Poule de prairie, entier......

Grouse, whole.

Poule de prairie, demi......

Grouse, half.

Perdreau, entier......

Partridge, whole.

Perdreau, demi............

Partridge, half.

Filet de chevreuil, grille.....

Venison steak, broiled.

Caille......

Quail.

Pigeon ramier.............

Wild pigeon.

Pluvier ...................

Plover.

Chapon, farcie.............

Capon, stuffed.

Courlis................. . .

Doe birds.

Ortolans. ... .........

Reed birds.

Dinde......

Turkey.

Dinde aux marrons.....

Boiled turkey with chestnuts.

Meat

FRENCH.

ENGLISH.

Tendrons d'aqueau aux pointe d'asperges.............

Braised breasts of lamb and asparagus.

Ros bif aux pommes de terre Cotolettes de veau.........

Roast beef and potatoes. Veal cutlets.

Poitrine de veau aux petit pois...................

. Breast of veal with green peas.

Pieds de mouton frits .......................

Sheep's trotters fried.

Petit sale aux choux.......

. Salt pork and cabbage.

Noix de boeuf braisee......

. Braised chump of beef.

Haricot ...................

Stewed mutton with kidney beans.

Cochon de lait............

. Sucking pig.

Filet de boeuf aux champig-

Tenderloin of beef with mushrooms.

Ris deveau Piques et braises.

Sweetbreads braised and larded.

Paupiet tes de boeuf aux olives ......

. Beef, olives.

Aloyau de boeuf ..............................

. Loin of beef.

Sauces

Sauce allemande...........

German sauce.

Sauce a la Bechamel ....................

Bechamel sauce.

Sauce au beurre...........

Fresh butter sauce.

Sauce au homard......

. Lobster sauce.

Sauce au pautre homme. . ..

. Poor man's sauce.

Sauce aux capres..........

Caper sauce.

Sauce aux crevetes......

Shrimp sauce.

Sauce au kari.....

Curry sauce.

Sauce Hollandaise....

Dutch Sauce.

Cabilland sauce aux huitres.,

Cod oyster sauce.

Vegetables

LEGUMES.

VEGETABLES.

Pommes de terre, bouillies. ..

. Potatoes, boiled.

Pommes de terre, frites.....

Potatoes, fried.

Pommes de terre, Saratoga. .

Potatoes, Saratoga.

Pommes de terre cuites au four.................

, Potatoes, baked.

Pommes de terre a la maitre d'hotel.................

Potatoes stewed with fine herbs.

Pommes de terre, a la lyon-naise...................

Potatoes, Lyonnaise.

Patates ou pomms douces, frites.....

Potatoes, fried sweet.

Patates ou pommes hachees a la creme........

Potatoes, hashed with cream

Patates ou pommes a la

Parisienne....

Parisian potatoes.

Puree de pommes de terre.. .

Mashed potatoes.

Patates ou hachees et frites. .

Potatoes, hashed fried.

Patates ou a la persillade.. .

. Potatoes with parsley.

Epinards.....

Spinach.

Haricots verts.............

String beans.

Beignets de panais........,

. Parsnip fritters.

Croute aux champignon......

Mushrooms on toast.

Coquilles de champignon. . ..

Mushrooms in shells.

Topinambours............

Jerusalem artichokes.

Carottes a la creme.........

Carrots, cream sauce.

Courge a la paysanne.......

Squash, country style.

Petits pois au beurre........

, Peas with butter.

Tomates farcies...........

. Stuffed tomatoes.

Choux fleurs a la creme ....

. Cauliflower with cream dressing.

Macaroni au gratin........,

Macaroni baked with cheese.

Spaghetti, a la napolitaine..

Spaghetti, Neapolitan.

Croquettes de riz...........

Rice croquettes.

Asperges nouvelles....

New asparagus.

Haricots verts francais......

New French peas.

Haricots verts nouveaux.....

New green peas.

Salsifis.....

Egg plant.

Aibergine....

Oyster plant.

Bread

Petits pains au beurre....

French rolls and butter.

Petits pains au lait........

Milk rolls.

Souffle aux oeufs..........

. Egg puffs.

Pain de mais ou de Graham.

Graham or corn bread.

Pain grille...............

Dry toast.

Pain grille a l'eau.....

Dipped toast.

Pain grille au lait.....

Milk toast.

Pain grille a la creme.....

Cream toast.

Gaufres.....

Waffles.

Pain prun de Boston......

. Boston brown bread.