This festive aspic is served at the Christmas Day lunch buffet, part of Newport, Rhode Island’s, holiday house tour.
Dissolve sugar and gelatin in hot water in large mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into mold and chill until firm, at least 4 hours. Unmold onto plate lined with lettuce, and serve. If desired, garnish with a bit of mayonnaise. This aspic can also be made in individual molds.