October Menus

A Week’s Guide Using Seasonal Food in Thrifty Balanced Menus

Monday

Breakfast

Freshly Sliced Oranges
Cooked Cracked Wheat Cereal
Toast with Butter, Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Cream of Tomato Soup
Orange Bread, Butter
Grated Carrot Salad
Grapes
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Braised Pig Hocks
Boiled Potatoes
Buttered Rutabaga
Lettuce with French Dressing
Bread and Butter
Baked Apples
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Tuesday

Breakfast

Orange Juice
Rolled Oats with Milk
Toast with Butter
Jam
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Corn Fritters
With Syrup
Celery
Baked Apples
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Boiled Bologna
Baked Potatoes
Escalloped Tomatoes
Bread and Butter
Lettuce with French Dressing
Brown Sugar Custard
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Wednesday

Breakfast

Stewed Prunes
French Omelet
Toast with Butter, Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Macaroni, Tomato and Green Pepper Casserole
Toast with Butter, Honey
Concord Grapes
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Spanish Liver
Buttered Parsnips
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Cole Slaw
Sliced Bananas with Butterscotch Sauce
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Thursday

Breakfast

Grapefruit Juice
Prepared Cereal with Milk
Toast with Butter, Jam
Coffee for Adults Cocoa for Children

Luncheon

Vegetable Soup
Crisp Crackers Butter
Oatmeal Cookies
Applecot Sauce
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Lamb Shoulder Chops with Dressing
Creamed Potatoes
Buttered Spinach
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Frosted Cup Cakes (Save half for Saturday)
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Friday

Breakfast

Freshly Sliced Oranges
Hot Whole Wheat Cereal with Thin Cream
Toast with Butter, Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Cream of Lima Bean and Carrot Soup
Crisp Crackers or Toast
Lettuce Wedges with Thousand Island Dressing
Pears
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Veal Chop Suey
Boiled Rice
Buttered Carrots
Bread and Butter
Sliced Cucumber Salad
Cherry Tapioca
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Saturday

Breakfast

Tomato Juice
French Toast
Syrup

Broiled Sausages
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Eggs with Cheese Sauce on Toast
Tomato Aspic Salad
Sliced Pineapple
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Salmon Loaf
Potatoes O’Brien
Buttered Peas
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Frosted Cup Cakes
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Sunday

Breakfast

Sliced Bananas
Poached Eggs with Bacon Curls
Toast with Butter, Jam
Coffee for Adults Cocoa for Children

Dinner

Tomato Juice Cocktail
Roast Duck with Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Rutabaga
Radishes
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Apple Delight with Custard Sauce
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Supper

Date, Cream Cheese and Shredded Lettuce Salad
Bread and Butter
Pineapple Buttermilk

From The Modern Family Cookbook

Comments

  1. You had me nodding along with this thrifty menu.
    At least until I got to the braised pig hocks. Ewwww!

  2. Yes, sometimes things are a bit odd. I am not sure where one picks up pig hocks to braise even if one decides it sounds like a good idea,

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