In just a week it’ll be Christmas Day… what’s for dinner at your home? Perhaps roast pork and apple sauce… Might you be serving chippolata sausage? How about Cream of Oyster Soup or Cream of Pea Soup? Will you serve creamed cauliflower as one of your vegetables? If you’re serving turkey, perhaps you’re including a traditional bread sauce… And following the main course might there be stuffed olives? Or might there be a platter of cheese, biscuits, celery and fruits?
Over time, our service men and women have been treated to some special Christmas meals while away from home. Have a close look at some of the Christmas menus we have in our archives:
Other special occasions were celebrated as well. This menu from September 29th, 1944 was for a Special Airmen’s Supper; it’s typed on paper.
A Victory Dance was held in the Native Sons Hall, Comox, May 25, 1945:
** Can you imagine having to plan and cook a menu for large groups of up to 100 people at a time? In my next post, I’ll share some Christmas dinner recipes meant for those groups!