Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Mixing ingredients from a billion-dollar brand.

In the 1880s, a food distributor started selling a coffee blend to the the Del Monte Hotel in Monterey, California. Soon, he sold the coffee to third parties under the hotel’s name. In fiscal 2010, the privately-held corporation made a net $3.7 billion in sales. The ad for the chili sauce to the left is from the February 1, 1923 edition of the Rock Rapids (Iowa) Review.

From the box of C.C. from Ceres, California.

Thousand Island Salad Dressing

4 bottles of Del Monte Chili Sauce
1 gal. mayonnaise
4 jars of Del Monte sweet relish

Mix all together and refrigerate overnight.

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