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Happy Birthday Delmonico’s!

Delmonico’s turned 180 years old this week, and its current incarnation turned up and turned out in style to celebrate the amazing milestone with Gilded Age celebrities, costumes, and food. Granted, one hundred and eighty years means that despite the grand restaurant being synonymous with the Gilded Age, it was founded well before the robber …

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A Few Thanksgiving Menus

From Mrs. Rorer’s Vegetable Cookery and Meat Substitutes (1909): Mock Oyster Soup 1 bunch salsify 1 pint milk 1 quart water 1 sliced onion 1 bay leaf 1 tbs butter 1 tbs flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Scrape the salsify; throw it at once into cold water to prevent discoloration; ; cut it …

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