Old Newspaper Articles from Capper’s Farmer April 1927: Perfect Spring Menu, J.C. Penney Ads, and Perfection Cookstoves

Take a look at agriculture news stories from the April 1927 issue of Capper’s Farmer.

| Spring 2017

  • An illustration from the April 1927 issue of Capper's Farmer magazine of a woman chef baking up something delicious.
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  • A full-page J.C. Penney advertisement that appeared in the April 1927 issue of Capper's Farmer magazine.
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  • An advertisement for Perfection Oil Cook Stoves and Ovens that ran in the April 1927 issue of Capper's Farmer magazine.
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When the Best China and Linens Come Out

By Nell B. Nichols

Company for dinner! This announcement awakes within every normal woman the desire to prepare and serve a first-class meal. Selecting the menu is the first task. Finding the necessary recipes is next in order. Then plans of work, or the time for the preparation of the various articles are to be made. When this is done, the most difficult part of the feat is performed.
Suggestive spring menus are as follows: (The third has a yellow and green color scheme, appropriate for Easter.)

Grapefruit or Fruit Cocktail
Chicken en Casserole
Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Paprika Lima Beans
Bread, Butter, and Jelly
Cabbage Salad
Lemon Cream Pie
Coffee and Milk


Veal Olives
Mashed Potatoes
Asparagus With Mousselaine Sauce
Rosy Apple Salad
Rolls, Butter, and Jam
Creamy Chill
Coffee and Milk


Orange and Banana Cocktail
Crown Roast of Lamb
Browned Potatoes
Buttered Carrots With Peas
Tiny Rolls, Butter, and Citrus Marmalade
Bird’s Egg Salad
Rhubarb Pie or Puffs
Coffee and Milk




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