Featured Menu Item: Roast Turkey

To serve so many meals a day on a steamship naturally requires an immense number of dishes. These vintage menus featured Roast Turkey as a line item.

Discover other dishes served and some creative names given to some of the food items. The graphics on many of the menus are pretty extraordinary.

 

1905-07-04 SS Caledonia Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare SS Caledonia 4 July 1905

Date: Fourth of July, 1905

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Mutton Cutlets à la Deplomate

Featured Dessert: Pudding à la Republic

1907-06-20 SS Noordam Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS Noordam Dinner Bill of Fare - 20 June 1907

Date: Thursday, 20 June 1907

Steamship Line: Holland-America Line

Featured Entrée: Filet of Beef à la Nivernais

Featured Dessert: French Sponge Cake

Includes: Concert Program, English and French Versions of the Menu

1908-07-04 SS Noordland Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Cover, Dinner on the SS Noordland of the American Line 4 July 1908

Date: Fourth of July 1908

Steamship Line: American Line

Featured Entrée: Broiled Chicken. Maryland Style

Other Featured Item: Neapolitan Ice Cream

Includes: Star Spangled Banner Lyrics

1921-10-23 TSS Assyria Dinner Menu Card

Front Cover, Dinner Menu Card, PLClass Class on the TSS Assyria of the Anchor Line, 23 October 1921.

Date: 23 October 1921

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Chicken à la Marengo

Other Featured Item: Plum Pudding

1922-08-10 SS President Monroe Captain's Farewell Dinner Menu

Front Cover - SS President Monroe Captains Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare 10 August 1922

Date: Thursday, 10 August 1922

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Lamb Cutlets

Featured Dessert: Glacé au Chocolat

Includes: List of Senior Officers, Signiture of Commander M. L. Pittman, USNRF

1923-10-21 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

Date: Sunday, 21 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Roast Loin Pork Paysanne

Featured Dessert: Sponge Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program, Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-28 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 28 October 1923

Date: Sunday, 28 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Filet of Sole

Featured Dessert: Apricot Pie

 

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