Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Valentine Luncheon Menus: Veal Croquettes, Sunshine Sauce, and Gay Garnishes!

Planning lunch for your honey on Valentine's Day? Here are a few menus suggested in Meals Tested Tasted and Approved, published by the Good Housekeeping Institute in 1933.

..... 1 .....

Tomato Bouillon
Jellied Crab Meat Salad
Clover Biscuits
Steamed Chocolate Pudding
Sunshine Sauce (Recipe at the bottom of this post)

..... 2 .....

Fruit Cocktail
Veal Croquettes with Tomato Sauce
Baking Powder Biscuits
Celery stuffed with Cheese
Strawberry Ice Cream in Heart Molds

..... 3 .....

Chicken Bouillon
Creamed Scallops and Mushrooms on Toast
Pimiento Sandwiches
Radish Roses
Celery Hearts
Tangerine Tapioca
Sponge Drops
Candy Hearts

..... 4 .....

Cream of Celery Soup
Croutons cut in Heart Shapes
Chicken Mousse
Green Peas
Potato Chips
Raspberry Ice Cream

Sunshine Sauce
2 egg yolks
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup heavy cream

Beat the egg yolks, add sugar and vanilla and beat together. Just before serving add the cream which has been whipped until stiff.

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