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April Menus

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

Monday

Breakfast

Sliced Bananas
Bran Muffins
Pan-broiled Link Sausage
Apple Butter
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Hot Tomato Bouillon
Crackers
Pea and Cheese Salad
Canned Pineapple and Cookies
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Barbecued Spareribs
Parsley Buttered Potatoes
Creamed Celery
Tossed Vegetable Salad
Bread and Butter
Bread Pudding
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Tuesday

Breakfast

Pineapple Juice
Rolled Oats with Top Milk
Toast with Butter, Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Cream Tomato Soup
Crackers
Peanut Butter Sandwiches
Prune Whip
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Pot Roast of Veal with Gravy
Boiled Potatoes
Buttered Green Cabbage
Olives and Radishes
Bread and Butter
Tapioca Cream
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Wednesday

Breakfast

Tomato Juice
Poached Eggs on Toast
Bacon
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Cream of Beet Soup
Crackers
Grapefruit-avocado Salad
Oatmeal cookies (Save half for Thursday)
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Lamb Patties
Creamed Potatoes
Wilted Lettuce
Bread and Butter
Cherry Pie
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Thursday

Breakfast

Stewed Raisins
French Toast
Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Cream of Potato Soup
Crackers
Stewed Apricots
Oatmeal Cookies
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Pineapple Juice
Old-fashioned Baked Beans
Cole Slaw
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Grapefruit Shortcake
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Friday

Breakfast

Sliced bananas on Prepared Cereal with Top Milk
Toast with Butter
Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Green Beans au Gratin
Melba Toast
Pineapple Date Salad
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Tomato Juice Cocktail
Braised Pork Shoulder Steak
Mashed Potatoes
Pineapple Cole Slaw
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Rice Pudding
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Saturday

Breakfast

Freshly Sliced Peeled Oranges
Cooked Whole Wheat Cereal with thin cream
Scrambled Eggs
Toast with Butter
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Grilled Cheese and Bacon Sandwiches
Vegetable Slaw
Applesauce
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Tuna and Celery Fondue
Buttered Green Beans and Potatoes
Tossed Vegetable Salad
Cornsticks and butter
Lemon Chiffon Pudding
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Sunday

Breakfast

Canned Grapefruit Sections
Wheat Biscuits with Top Milk
Toast with Butter
Quince Honey
Coffee for Adults Cocoa for Children

Dinner

Beef and Vegetable Pie
Tossed Vegetable Salad
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Peach Meringue
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Supper

Grilled Denver Sandwiches
Bread and Butter Pickles
Fruit Buttermilk
Tea for Adults Milk for Children


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March Menus

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

Monday

Breakfast

Freshly Sliced Pared Oranges
Poached Eggs, Toast, Butter
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Beef Bouillon
Soda Cracker
Apple and Pineapple Rolls
Cottage Cheese Salad
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Veal Paprika
Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Corn with Green Pepper
Celery Hearts
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Golden Feather Cake (Save Half for Tuesday Dinner)
Raspberries, Frozen or Canned
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Tuesday

Breakfast

Sliced Bananas
Whole Wheat Cereal
Toast with Butter
Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Grilled Cheese and Bacon Sandwiches
Bread and Butter Pickles
Lettuce with French Dressing
Applesauce
Gum Drop Cookies
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Lamb Scallop
Hashed Brown Potatoes
Cucumber and Onion Salad
Bread and Butter
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

What a piquant contribution homemade pickles give to a meal!

Wednesday

Breakfast

Stewed Prunes
Scrambled Eggs
Toast with Butter
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Toasted Rice
Stewed Tomatoes
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Molded Peach Salad
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Frankfurter and Lima Bean Casserole
Buttered Cabbage
Cranberry Relish
Bread and Butter
Chocolate Blanc Mange
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Thursday

Breakfast

½ Grapefruit
French Toast
Syrup
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Split Pea Soup
Soda Crackers
Grated Carrot Salad
Doughnuts (Save half for Friday Dinner)
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Spanish Sausage
Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Green Beans
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Canned Plums
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

For occasional use it’s practical to buy mint jelly.

Friday

Breakfast

Orange Juice
Rolled Oats with Light Cream
Toast with butter
Jam
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Eggs Benedictine
Celery
Canned Pears
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Codfish Balls
Harvard Beets
Celery Cabbage Salad
Bread and Butter
Doughnuts
Baked Apples
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Saturday

Breakfast

Sliced Bananas
Farina with Light Cream
Toast with Butter, Jam
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Peanut Butter and Water Cress Sandwiches
Orange and Cocoanut Salad
Cocoa for all

Dinner

Tomato Hamburgers
Creamed Potatoes
Head Lettuce with 1000 Island Dressing
Bread and Butter
Mincemeat Custard
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Sunday

Breakfast

Canned Grapefruit Juice
Quick Streusel Coffee Cake
Pan-fried Canadian Bacon
Coffee for Adults Cocoa for Children

Dinner

Sauerbraten
Potato Dumplings
Buttered Cauliflower
Pickled Crabapples
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Mince Pie
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Supper

Cream of Carrot Soup
Soda Crackers
Waldorf Salad
Ginger Ice Box Cookies (Save half for Monday)
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Pot roast goes “high-hat” in sauerbraten.

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February Menus

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

Monday

Breakfast

Stewed Dried Peaches
Soft-cooked eggs
Toast with Butter, Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Tomato and Cabbage Soup
Crackers
Whole Wheat Bread and Butter
Cottage Cheese with Marmalade
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Meat Soufflé
Buttered carrots
Green pepper sticks Radishes
Creamed Potatoes
Bread and Butter
Grapefruit Fluff
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Tuesday

Breakfast

Tangerines
Prepared Cereal with Top Milk
Toast with Butter, Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Kidney Bean Loaf with Chili Sauce
Lettuce Sandwiches
Fruit Cocktail or Fruit Cup
Hermits
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Braised Spareribs with Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Beets, Celery
Dutch Apple Pie
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Wednesday

Breakfast

Halved Grapefruit
Scrambled Eggs *
Biscuits and Butter, Jam
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

*Stir lightly, don’t beat for white-and gold-streaked scrambled eggs

Luncheon

Spinach Chowder
Melba Toast
Cranberry Sauce
Oatmeal Drop Cookies
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Meat Balls, Sauerkraut
Potato Dumplings
Shredded Lettuce with mayonnaise
Molded Raspberry Cream
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Thursday

Breakfast

Applesauce
Bran Muffins and butter
Broiled Bacon
Jelly
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Hot Tomato Bouillon
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Sliced Bananas in Orange Juice
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Pot Roast of Veal with Gravy
Carrot Sticks
Baked Potatoes
Buttered Spinach
Bread and Butter
Brown Sugar Custard
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Friday

Breakfast

Prune Juice
Rolled Oats with thin cream
Toast with butter, jam
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Luncheon

Baked eggs in Bacon Rings
Toast and butter
Orange Waldorf Salad
Peanut Butter Cookies
(Save half for Saturday’s Luncheon)
Chocolate Ice Cream
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Lamb Patties
Quick Escalloped Potatoes
Buttered Peas
Bread and Butter
Baked Apples
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Saturday

Breakfast

Tomato Juice
Griddle Cakes, Syrup
Coffee for Adults Cocoa for Children

Luncheon

Beans au Gratin
Bread and Butter
Garden Salad
Stewed Dried Apricots
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Dinner

Heart Chop Suey
Boiled Rice
Lettuce, 1000 Island Dressing
Bread and Butter
Frozen Berries and Cookies
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Sunday

Breakfast

½ Grapefruit
Broiled Bacon
Apple and Pineapple Rolls
Coffee for Adults Cocoa for Children

Dinner

Braised Pork Chops, Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Broccoli
Head Lettuce, Russian Dressing
Bread and Butter
Cottage Pudding with Lemon Sauce
Coffee for Adults Milk for Children

Supper

Cottage Cheese Salad
Jelly sandwiches
Cookies
Tea for Adults Milk for Children

Cottage cheese loses its sweet flavor quickly. Be sure it’s fresh.

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