SS Maasdam Christmas Breakfast Menu Card 25 December 1958

Front Cover of a Vintage Christmas Breakfast Menu Card from Thursday, 25 December 1958 on Board the SS Maasdam of the Holland-America Line.

Front Cover of a Vintage Christmas Day Breakfast Menu Card from Thursday, 25 December 1958, on Board the SS Maasdam of the Holland-America Line featured Spanish Omelet, Fried Fresh Fish with Lemon, and Dutch Rusks. GGA Image ID # 1e0956b04b

Menu Items

Fruit and Stewed Fruit:

  • Melon, Grapefruit, Pineapple
  • Pears, Apples, Bananas
  • Stewed Prunes and Apricots
  • Figs in Syrup     
  • Juice: Orange, Grapefruit, Tomato, V-8 Vegetables, Pinneapple, Prune


  • Farina, Quaker Oats, Milkrice 
  • Puffed Rice, Shredded Wheat, Grape Nuts, Corn Flakes
  • All Bran, Puffed Wheat, Rice Krispy

Hot Cakes (7 Minutes)     

  • Corn Cakes and Buckwheat Cakes with Maple Syrup


  • Fried Fresh Fish with Lemon
  • Kippered Herring


  • Boiled, Fried, Turned over
  • Scrambled or Poached
  • Shirred Eggs
  • Omelet with Ham, Bacon, Parsley, Tomato, Jam, Cheese
  • Spanish Omelet

Meat Dishes:

  • Fried Star Bacon
  • Broiled Ham

Cold Dishes and Relishes:

  • Fricandeau of Veal
  • Corned Beef
  • Canadian Style Bacon
  • Sausages: Liver, Bologne, Plock
  • Tuna Fish in Oil
  • Smoked Filet of Herring


  • Edam, Gouda, Leiden


  • Reine Claude, Strawberry, Raspberry
  • Cherry and Apricot Jam
  • English Orange Marmalade
  • Honey, Peanut Butter
  • Red Currant and Guava Jelly


  • Plain, Milk, Buttered, French, Cinnamon


  • Weinachtssolle
  • White, Rye and Graham Bread
  • Sweet and French Rolls
  • Currant Buns
  • Dutch Rusks
  • Pumpernickel


  • Coffee: American, HAG, Sanka
  • Tea: Ceylon, Blended, Elderblossom, Camomile
  • Chocolate, Ovaltine, Instant, Postum
  • Fresh and Malted Milk
  • Fresh Cream, Buttermilk, Yogurt


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