Retro is often exciting, especially in fashion. But when it comes to food, retro is usually meet with horror ― and for good reason. Retro foods are beloved by only the culinary brave; to all others, they’re an atrocity. They’ve been known to ruin a great many appetites.
We’ve seen some scary retro recipes out there, but the worst of the worst are definitely particular to the holidays. There’s something about the Christmas tree shape that really made recipe creators of the past feel far too bold. We’re grateful this trend has passed, along with all things aspic.
Behold, the nine worst retro recipes to have ever disgraced the holidays.