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Canapés, Hot

A canapé is the half of a sandwich, as it were. Minced meats of various kinds are served on one slice of bread. In many books they are called "uncovered sandwiches." The cold canapés are placed always among the appetizers and served before the soup. They are made of such materials as caviar, sardines, anchovies, pickled oysters, pickled lobster, deviled shrimps, or a mixture of one or two of these materials.

A hot canapé, however, is served in the place of fish or as an entrée. If they are dressed with either fish or shell-fish they will take the place of that course. When made from chicken, sweetbreads or game, should be served as an entrée, following the fish.


Sandwiches (1912).


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