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Varieties of Seasonable Food to be Obtained in Our Markets During May

Meats

Beef, veal, mutton, lamb, pork.

Poultry and Game

Fowls, pigeons, spring chickens, young ducks, chickens, green geese, young turkeys.

Fish

Halibut, haddock, striped bass, salmon, flounders, fresh mackerel, Spanish mackerel, blackfish, pompano, butterfish, weakfish, kingfish, porgies, shad, bluefish, clams, brook-trout, whitefish, carp, crayfish, prawns, green turtle, soft crabs, frogs' legs, smoked fish.

Vegetables

New potatoes, sweet potatoes, cabbage, young onions, asparagus, beets, carrots, kidney beans, string beans, lettuce, tomatoes, cauliflower, peas, turnips, squash, rhubarb, spinach, radishes, artichokes, sorrel, egg-plant, cucumbers, salads generally.

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Source

The White House Cookbook (1887).


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