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HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT

CALENDAR OF FOOD IN SEASON

The following lists will be found useful in arranging menus, as it can be seen at a glance what Fish, Meat, Vegetables, etc., are in season, but it will be necessary to turn to our price lists to know when all such fresh provisions are cheapest and best. It need hardly be added that tinned and preserved provisions are always to be obtained.


JANUARY.

Fish.—Brill, carp, cod, crayfish, eels, flounders, haddocks, halibut, ling, lobsters, mussels, oysters, perch, pike, prawns, scallops, shrimps, skate, smelts, soles, sprats, tench, turbot, whitebait, whiting.

Meat.—Beef, house lamb, mutton, pork, veal, venison.

Poultry.—Capons, chickens, ducklings, pigeons, pullets, turkeys.

Game.—Hares, partridges, pheasants, snipe, wild-fowl, woodcock.

Vegetables.—Jerusalem Artichokes, beetroot, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, celery, chervil, cresses, cucumbers, endive, lettuces, parsnips, potatoes, spinach, turnips.

Fruit.—Apples, bananas, grapes, medlars, nuts, oranges, pears, pines, Spanish nuts.

FEBRUARY

Fish.—Bream, brill, carp, cod, crab, crayfish, eels, flounders, haddocks, halibut, herrings, ling, lobsters, mullet, mussels, oysters, pike, prawns, salmon, scallops, shrimps, skate, smelts, soles, sprats, turbot, whitebait, whiting.

Meat.—Beef, house lamb, mutton, pork, veal.

Poultry.—Capon, chickens, ducklings, pigeons, pullets, turkeys.

Game.—Hares, partridges, pheasants (until the 15th), snipes, woodcock, wild fowl.

Vegetables.—Jerusalem Artichokes, beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbages, carrots, celery, chervil, cresses, cucumbers, endive, lettuce, parsnips, potatoes, savoys, spinach, turnips.

Fruit.—Apples, bananas, chestnuts, grapes, medlars, rhubarb, nuts, oranges, pears, pines, peaches, Spanish nuts.

MARCH.

Fish.—Bream, brill, carp, cod, crabs, crayfish, eels, flounders, haddocks, halibut, herring, ling, lobsters, mullet, mussels, oysters, pike, prawns, salmon, scallops, shrimps, skate, smelt, soles, sprats, tench, turbot, whiting, whitebait.

Meat.—Beef, house lamb, mutton, pork, veal.

Poultry.—Capons, chickens, ducklings, pigeons, pullets, turkeys, wild-fowl.

Game.—Hares, Guinea fowls. Foreign: black game, ortolans, ptarmigan, quails.