This section is from the book "The Steward's Handbook And Guide To Party Catering", by Jessup Whitehead. Also available from Amazon: Larousse Gastronomique.
Culinary Terms And Various Information Pertaining To The Steward's Department, Being The Essence Of All Cook Books, Telling In Brief What All Dishes And Sauces Are, Or What They Should Look Like. What Materials Are Needed For And What They Are. How To Use To Advantage All Sorts Of Abundant Provisions, Or How To Keep Them Containing, Also, A Valuable Collection Of Restaurant Specialties, Distinctive National Cookery, Remarks On Adulterations, And How To Detect Them, Treatment And Service Of Wine And A Fund Ok Curious And Useful Information. In Dictionary Form, For Stewards, Caterers, Chefs, Bakers, And All Hotel And Restaurant Keepers.
Terrapin a la Maryland.
Varies. hors d'ojuvre. Varies.
Vanilla Ice Cream.
Assorted Cake. Fruits. Bonbons.
Entrees. Poulet Saute a la Portugaise.
Asperges, Sauce Hollandaise.
Babas, Sauce Abricot.
Glace a la Vanille.
Baked Bluetish, Bordelaise.
Cucumbers. Potatoes au Gratin.
Porterhouse Roast a l'Anglaise.
Spring Turkey, Cranberry Sauce.
Lettuce. Brussels Sprouts.
Pudding a la Reine.
Glace a la Forme.
Boiled Kennebec Salmon a la Russe.
Cucumbers. Potatoes Brabant.
Sirloin of Beef, larded Jardiniere.
Cauliflower au Gratin.
Philadelphia Capon, Water-cress.
Cabinet Pudding, Brandy Sauce.
Neapolitan Ice Cream.
An enthusiastic tourist thus describes a supper of which he partook recently upon an island in Lake Erie: "And such a supper! Black bass killed twenty minutes ago, cut up and fried to an external crisp and internal juicy firmness; grass pike baked whole and done to a turn, which would strike envy into the very stew-pans of a French 'artist;' a peck of little perch fried as crisp as shavings and as 'sweet as nuts:' a half dozen roast mallard, stuffed with soul ravishing sage and onions; a pot pie from whose delicious depths coots, reed birds, snipe and teal emerge in succession; potatoes roasted in their jackets, and best of all, tin plates, wooden benches, the glorious back-woods, absence of etiquette and every man for himself".