Posted by: Eating The Road | December 25, 2009

Christmas In Connecticut Dinner Menu

If you have not seen Christmas in Connecticut it is a wonderful movie. I’ve been meaning to watch it and finally got around to it this year. One of the main characters is Elizabeth Lane, a food writer for “Smart Magazine”. Here is her menu for the 1945 Christmas Dinner:

Appetizers
Fresh Fruit Cup
Olives
Bouillon
Hot Rolls
Lettuce with Russian Dressing

Vegetables
Cranberry-Orange Relish
Buttered Green Beans
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Tomatoes
Celery Souffle

Entree
Roast Goose, Bernoise, with Walnut Dressing
Giblet Gravy

Dessert
Mince Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Ice Cream
Old Fashioned Plum Pudding
Fresh Fruit
Mixed Nuts
Mints
Coffee

What are you serving to your loved ones this evening?

Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner

Responses

  1. my grandfather made an amazing beef tenderloin for Christmas Eve dinner. stuffed shrimp, grilled asparagus and loaded baked potatoes to go with it.


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