Jell-O was invented in 1897. We all grew up with it, didn't we? I mean "There's always room for Jell-O!", right? I don't really fix it or use it all that often, but I have to say - I do ALWAYS have some in my pantry! This cute little booklet is dated 1937:
And here is one of the recipes inside:
This magazine advertisement is from 1953:My Joys Of Jell-O book was printed in 1961:
This book, "Jell-O A Biography" by Carolyn Wyman was published in 2001:
And here is how the packages look now:
We enjoyed this Ribbon Salad from the Farm Journal Christmas Cookbook many times during the holidays when we were growing up. It's just one of many great Farm Journal recipes that were family favorites for us:
Jell-O or a Jell-O salad of some sort just seems like a nice addition to your Easter table, doesn't it? Think how pretty this salad would be for spring if you used blue and yellow or yellow and green instead of the red.
Oh, I know - wouldn't it look pretty to top each square with a pineapple ring? If you try it, let me know how you like it, all right? One tip - there have been times when I have found it necessary to use not quite all you have for each layer to get it to fit into the glass oblong dish!