In the Kitchen: 1950’s Tuna Noodle Casserole

Kevin Remington and Lori Hammel, who play Fred and Ethel in “I Love Lucy Live on Stage” at PPAC this week, are making a 1950’s Tuna Noodle Casserole with Potato Chip Topping.
1950’s Tuna Noodle Casserole with Potato Chip Topping
1 16 oz package egg noodles
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of celery soup
2 cans tuna – 6 ounces each – drained
1 1/4 cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
4 slices American cheese – the good old yellow kind
1 1/2 cup potato chips
DIRECTIONS:Boil noodles in salted water until al dente – about 10 minutes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Spray a 1 1/2  quart casserole with cooking spray
Mix tuna, cream of mushroom soup, cream of celery soup, milk and salt and pepper to to taste
Mix tuna mixture with noodles
Spread 1/2 the noodle mixture in dish
Arrange 2 of the cheese slices over noodle mixture
Spread remaining noodle mixture over cheese
Lay two remaining cheese slices on top
Top with crushed potato chips
Bake uncovered at 350 degrees 20 to 30 minutes – until casserole is hot and and potato chips start to brown

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