Recipes From the Golden Age of the Luncheon

By Anonymous

Historically, when one shopped for the latest fashions at a grand department store, the experience included a bite at the gracious in-house café or tea room. Here, four classic recipes that reflect the styles of their times

Mrs. Hering’s Famous Pot Pie

The Walnut Room,Marshall Field’s, Chicago, 1890s

Total Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cut circles from 1 sheet frozen puff pastry dough, thawed, to fit the tops of four 10- to 12-ounce ovenproof ramekins. Cut 2-3 slashes in each circle and set aside. // In a large saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons...