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Mess Menu from LST 282

S. and A. Form No. 333
October 1939

BILL OF FARE FOR THE GENERAL MESS
 
 

U. S. S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LST 282 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .



 
 
 

Week beginning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 June . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , 19. . . 44 . . . .

 
BREAKFAST DINNER SUPPER
monday.jpg (1724 bytes) Fruit Juice
Cereal - Milk
Baked corn beef hash
French Toast
Hot sirup - Catsup
Butter - Coffee
Grilled rib steaks
Brown gravy
Roast potatoes
Buttered corn
Chocolate cake
Bread - Butter - Coffee
Fresh Beef stew
Macaroni & cheese
Pickled beets
Chilled fruit
Bread - Butter
Coffee
tuesday.jpg (1672 bytes) Tinned fruit
Cereal - Milk
Creamed ham on Toast
Fried potatoes
butter - Coffee
Roast loin of pork
Brown gravey - Applesauce
Mashed potatoes
Buttered asparagus
Mincemeat Pie
Bread - Butter - Coffee
Fried hanburger steaks
Fried potatoes
Brown gravy
Boiled navy beans
Sweet relish
Fruit cocktail
Bread - Butter - Coffee
weds.jpg (2149 bytes) Tomato juice
Milk - Cereal
Hot griddle cakes
Pork sausage
Hot sirup
Butter - Coffee
Pot roast of beef
Vegetable gravy
Boiled potatoes (jakcet on)
Buttered peas
Plain cake
Bread - Butter - Coffee
Fried pork chops
Brown gravy
Lyonnaise potatoes
Buttered carrots
Sugar cookies
Bread - Butter - Coffee
thursday.jpg (1910 bytes) Fruit Juice
Milk - Cereal
Fresh minced beef on Toast
Fried potatoes
Butter
Coffee
Cream of Tomato soup
Fried ham steaks
Brown gravy
Mashed potatoes
Fried string beans
Pear pie
Bread - Butter - Coffee
Chili con carne
Kidney beans
Pickled beets
French fried potatoes
Bread pudding
Bread - Butter
Tea
friday.jpg (1541 bytes) Tinned fruit
Cereal - Milk
Scrambled eggs
Fried crisp bacon
Hot toast
Butter - Coffee
Beef broth
Boiled beef
Boiled potatoes
Boiled cabbage and carrots
Sliced pickles
Marble cake
Bread - Butter - Coffee
Beef fricassee
Fried potatoes
Steamed spinich
Oatmeal cookies
Bread - Butter - Coffee
saturday.jpg (1892 bytes) Fruit juice
Milk - Cereal
Baked pork and beans
Tomato catsup
Hot toast
Butter - Coffee
Swiss steaks - Gravy
Mashed potatoes
Buttered corn
Fresh vegetable salad
Chilled fruit
Butter - Bread - Coffee
Ham & Macaroni au gratin
Welch rarabitt
Buttered string beans
Sugared Doughnuts
Bread - Butter - Coffee
sunday.jpg (1544 bytes) Tomato jucie
Milk - Cereal
Hot griddle cakes
Fried crisp bacon
Hot sirup
butter - Coffee
Cream pea soup
Roast young chicken
Giblet gravy - Dressing
Baked sweet potatoes
Sweet relish
Ice cream
Bread - Butter - Coffee
Asst. cold cuts of meats
Potatoe salad
Cold baked beans
Sliced cheese - Pickles
Cinnamon rolls
Bread - Butter
Hot ovaltine

Total estimated cost: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Total estimated rations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Estimated ration cost per day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Respectfully submitted,
Approved :  L. E. Gilbert, Lieut. USNR  --  R. F. Meilinger (unreadable)


The spelling errors above were as on the original. I started getting hungry just re-typing this. . . these guys ate pretty well. Hope the men in the trenches weren't aware of this. . <grin>  Sheldon Aubut, March 21, 1999

Thanks to Dick Wagner ( r. g. wagner@worldnet. att.net ) for supplying a photo copy of the original.



 

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