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Holiday Recipes

All Things Biltmore • 11/10/11

Written By Cathy Barnhardt

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A Flavorful Thanksgiving Feast

A Holiday Meal with the Vanderbilts

Have you ever wondered what would have been a typical Thanksgiving menu served in George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore House? We were able to find a handwritten menu from November 24, 1904 in our archives!

Thanksgiving Dinner [eight courses]

Oysters on 1/2 shell

Consommé Royal

Broiled Spanish Mackerel
Cucumber Salade

Cutlets of Calves Brains
Mushroom Sauce

Roast Turkey – Cranberry Jelly
Sweet Potatoes _ Peas _ Beets

Roast Virginia Ham
Tomatoes Celery Salade

Mince Pie – Pineapple Ice Cream
Cakes

Coffee

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I would love to have the recipe for your wonderful sausage and apple dressing for tThanksgiving.

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