food

Vintage Holiday Recipes

From hot Dr. Pepper to a tuna Christmas tree, they certainly don't make them like they used to.

food

Vintage Holiday Recipes

From hot Dr. Pepper to a tuna Christmas tree, they certainly don't make them like they used to.

Ingredients

Hot Dr. Pepper

  • Dr. Pepper

Tuna Christmas Tree

  • Canned tuna
  • Cooked beets
  • Parsley

Christmas Candle Salad

  • Cherry jello
  • Salad greens, your choice
  • Banana
  • Mayonaise
  • Pine nuts

Steps

Hot Dr. Pepper

  1. Heat Dr Pepper in a small pot, and simmer until hot.
  2. Serve in mugs with fresh lemon slices.

Tuna Christmas Tree

  1. Form a cone with paper plate or cardstock and cover with plastic wrap.
  2. Drain 2 cans of tuna fish in oil, and press over the wrapped cone.
  3. Cut cooked beets into ornament shapes. Arrange curly leaf parsley in a spiral to form a garland.

Christmas Candle Salad

  1. Shape prepared cherry flavored jello into star or crumbles.
  2. Arrange salad greens on a platter, top with cherry jello, place banana halves standing upright.
  3. Add a dollop of mayo on the tips, and top with pine nuts to resemble flames.