Friday, July 24, 2009
Heritage Entertaining Anecdotes: Miss Beecher
The modern-day dining room of Dinglewood, Columbus, GA, of entirely inherited pieces, as photographed for Under Live Oaks, by Caroline Seebohm.
Sample Menu for a Dinner Party of Twelve
Soup. Fish. A boiled ham. A boiled turkey with oyster sauce. Three roasted ducks, and a dish of scalloped oysters. Potatoes. Parsnips, Turnips, and Celery. For dessert, Pudding, Pastry, Fruit and Coffee.
- Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt Book, Catharine Beecher, 1846