One Hundred Recipes for the Chafing Dish

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Gorham Manufacturing Company, 1894 - Chafing dish cookery - 182 pages
 

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What is Chicken Halibut? Shives? Also, very very dangerous to actually use the chaffing dish to cook raw foods.

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Page 15 - Daintiness gave birth to this invention, in order that no viand should be chilled, and that everything should be hot enough to please the most pampered palate.
Page 17 - ... a kind of saucepan of Corinthian brass, of considerable value, and made with such art that its contents cook instantly and almost without fire. This simple and ingenious vessel possesses a double-bottom ; the uppermost one holds the light delicacies destined for the dessert, and the fire is underneath.
Page 19 - ... with fish at table, which a guest may retail when he is next at that period of the repast. Talleyrand was dining, in the year 1805, with the Minister of Finance, who did the honours of his house in the very best style. A very fine carp was on the table opposite to Talleyrand, but the fish was already cold. "That is a magnificent carp," said the financier: " how do you like it ? It came from my estate of Vir-surAisne.
Page 16 - Rotundus possessed a silver dish weighing 1,000 marks which was served in the midst of eight smaller ones weighing 100 marks each. These nine dishes were arranged at table on a machine which supported them and placed them prominently in view.
Page 19 - That is a magnificent carp," said the financier: " how do you like it ? It came from my estate of Vir-surAisne." " Did it ?" said Talleyrand, " but why did you not have it cooked here...
Page 22 - The Chafing Dish not only makes possible the sincerest expression of the most perfect hospitality, but it seems the true symbol of good fellowship.
Page 15 - The tray is 15 lines or an inch and a quarter deep, and the feet raise it about two inches above the plane. The three geese have their wings spread and terminate by neats
Page 15 - Dishes of massive silver occupy another compartment of the vast cupboard. An opulent family could not possibly do without this luxury.

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