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Cheese Sandwich - 1894 Style


From a 19th century recipe for cheese sandwich


  • 2 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 2 cups fine bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • thin slices buttered toast


Heat two cups of milk and one of grated cheese; then add two cups of fine bread crumbs, half teaspoonful of mustard, pepper and salt; mix it well. Spread thickly between thin slices of buttered toast.

Recipes 1894 Style |Cheese 1894 Style

Adapted from Recipes Tried and True, compiled by the Ladies' Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ohio, 1894, a source in the public domain.

The recipes in this collection are representative of cooking in America in the late 19th century, and the compilation of a cookbook shows the ways in which women were beginning to organize and act both within their traditional roles and outside of traditional expectations. The recipes are presented exactly as written in 1894, and may not conform to current nutritional or food preparation standards. Try at your own risk.

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