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Now there are seven delicious flavors! Jell-O’s latest has a bright, refreshing taste – a magnificent golden color! It’s a sensation for salads (and for desserts)! Yeah, but how is it going to taste with that stuffed green olive? From The American Home Magazine, April 1955. Like this:Like Loading......

This is it! The last of the four “Worst” recipes from the Gelatin Contest submission. It’s been pretty terrible so far, but I have to admit we saved the strangest one for last! This is Chicken Mousse. It’s pretty much just chicken ice cream. Which is messed up. Michele writes: Hi Ruth, Here is my entry for the gelatin contest. It came from a book we have...

I love the “Sweet Moment Desserts” book! I must have six copies of it. I guess that’s because everyone probably sent away for this thing! The book was free with four Jell-O pudding box tops or two Dream Whip box tops. It contains over “100 grand and glamorous desserts made with Jell-O Pudding & Pie Filling” and the desserts in it range from “sit-up-and-take-notice...

Cereals and fish, fowl and fruits, vegetables and cheese, a little of this and a bit of that, and left-over foods disappear, and are replaced by delightful...

Congrats to Michelle, the third finalist for the Glistening and Jiggly Contest in the “Worst Gelatin” category! Michelle sent us this weird thing,...

Tuna Salad gets handsome treatment with a tomato combination! From Mary Dahlke’s Salad Book, 1954 Like this:Like Loading......

Wow. I just…wow. That’s really all I have to say about the next finalist. In my opinion, this is really the epitome of a bad gelatin salad. Is it possible to have a perfect worst gelatin salad? Do you say it’s “perfectly terrible”? Or that is the “perfect food storm”? All I know is that this recipe was a pip. And by “pip” I mean it was terrible. Meet...

This is it! This is IT! It’s finally here. Out of over 50 submissions, I’ve tested 28 gelatins and Tom has tasted every single one.  We took pictures,...

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