5 food and drink ideas from 'The Andy Griffith Show' to try this holiday season
From Aunt Bee's kerosene cucumbers to Thelma Lou's cashew fudge brownies!
The holidays are full of family fun, but it's a lot of pressure for those in charge of the feast. Whether you're just bringing one dish, a beverage, or dessert, sometimes it's a challenge to pick one that everyone will enjoy.
Some people choose the traditional holiday dinner route. Yet, others make it their mission to try a new recipe every year.
If you're one of those people, have you ever thought about trying dishes and beverage combinations shown on classic television shows?
Here are five food and drink ideas from The Andy Griffith Show to try this holiday season.
Special note: these are fictional dishes from the show, so there are no recipes, but you can always add your twist!
1. Andy's favorite Leg of Lamb
Are you a massive fan of Andy Griffith? If so, how cool would it be to cook one of his favorite foods on the show? You can even add your twist to the seasonings, as since there's no recipe for it, you are free to make it your own.
2. Aunt Bee's Kerosene Cucumbers
You're probably thinking, 'why would anyone want to eat cucumbers during the holiday season?' It wouldn't hurt to add Aunt Bee's Kerosene cucumbers to your feast. Who knows, you might love it! Sprinkle whatever you'd like on them to make the dish your own.
3. Thelma Lou's Cashew Fudge brownies
Sometimes the best part of meals is what comes after it: dessert. Do you remember Thelma Lou's cashew fudge brownies? Whether you like an end piece or one in the middle, your tastebuds will thank you.
4. Andy's Special Punch
Beverages are just as important as meals during the holidays. Do you remember what is in Andy's special punch? According to GW Common Wealth, it's orange sherbert, tomato juice, root beer and molasses.
5. Aunt Bee's Classic Apple Pie
You can never go wrong with a classic apple pie! Which is why many in Mayberry loved Aunt Bee's dessert.
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