My favorite old dining tradition: coffee with the meal. I’m notorious for doing this still.
A family recipe provided by Jennifer Kiel of Washington, DC, from her mother-in-law’s collection, started in Kent, Ohio.
All Sports Banquet
Steak Dinner for 200
Tomato juice cocktail
pie-cherry and apple
Cocktail and paper cups given by sponsor and two church members.
Milk for students furnished by sponsor
67# steak, put through crimper
20 heads lettuce
1 bunch celery
1 pack tomatoes + 3 packs
5# butter + 2#
15 pkgs. frozen vegetables
1 gal. can green beans — we used 3 sm. cans of corn also
8 loaves bread–4 brown — at least 5 more used
2# coffee — regular grind
3# can Crisco — plus 1# can
2 qt. half & half
1 gal. milk + 1/2 gal.
1 roll wide aluminum foil
1 sm. box pepper
Reservations were for 175 maximum.
They ran in 211. Not enough meat.