Thanksgiving Feast Of Long Ago

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  1. Sheldon Scott

    Sheldon Scott Very Well-Known Member
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    This menu is from Fort Smith, Arkansas. I would love to find a feast like this today.

    Nov. 26, 1909 — The Hotel Main offers a Thanksgiving Day feast that includes Lobster Newberg en Caissee, Lake Superior whitefish with lemon butter sauce, Pomines a la Orsini, Southern-style o'possum, calves sweetbreads, a roast stand of prime beef with au jus, roast suckling pig, roast turkey, chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, steamed potatoes, green garden peas, asparagus tips in hollandaise sauce, Spanish onions in cream, lettuce and tomato salad, baked apples, hot mince pie, pumpkin pie, English plum pudding with brandy sauce, tutti frutti ice cream, fruitcake, angel food cake, coconut and almond macaroons. Entertainment at the Garrison Avenue establishment includes performances by the Ball Orchestra and
     
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    Does anyone know what Pomines a la Orsini is?
     
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    I know that pommes are french for potato....maybe pomines are potato in another language...Italian? Just guessing though.
     
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