Can you imagine eating Graham mush for breakfast?
While heritage cookbooks are a great way to understand our food history, newspapers offer both the "what we ate" along with the "how we lived" aspects of life during days gone past. This example of a 19th century menu is from The Tennessean newspaper, Tuesday, September 24, 1895, page 8.
Food History: 1985 Breakfast
Grapes, graham mush, hominy fritters, chopped beef, bread, raised waffles, syrup, coffee.