Nightmare at Sea

Posted on May 7 2011 - 6:01am by RetroRuth

Joys of Jello002

We’ve taken on too many shrimp! We’re going down!

From Joys of Jello, approx 1960.

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  1. Sara In AZ May 7, 2011 at 1:28 pm - Reply

    That Vegetable Trio looks SO creepy!!!

  2. Lee June 13, 2011 at 10:19 am - Reply

    I nabbed this book from my grandmother’s just yesterday, and it seems to be from 1962. The introduction states:
    “Jell-O Gelatin first grandly shimmered its way into American dining rooms in 1897. Just how many brands in your kitchen go back 65 years?”
    The math would indicate ’62

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