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There’s Always Room For Jello (maybe not)


Twelve of the most disgusting uses for jello I've ever seen! Number ten is especially visually revolting. Anyone who has even more heinous jello recipes feel free to share in the comments.
Posted By: patty | Date: Wed Jun 30, 2010 | Number of Comments: 10
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number 10 gave me the heebie jeebies, seriously! (shudder) but they are all gross.
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 06/30/10 at 06:58 PM
Mom, a world class chef (NOT), did wonders with Jello. I've actually had a couple of those.

Orange Jello & shredded carrot was a big favorite
Any Jello & a can of Fruit Cocktail was another
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/30/10 at 10:05 PM
mario don't you just love that slippery, slightly solid feel of jello in your mouth and sliding down your throat? (somebody get mario a bucket quick) LOL
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 07/01/10 at 02:25 AM
Not sure about using dessert jello as part of a main course, but most of those are just the traditional uses for gelatine. The newcomer is mixing it with fruit juice[*].

Gelatine is an animal product (commonly) made by boiling down the skin and bones of animals, it's long been used as a binding agent and preservative for meats. Traditional pork pies often use gelatine to reduce the amount of fat from the meat that gets into the shortcrust pastry, keeping it firm.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/05/media/pork-pie.jpg width=400

[*The forerunner of today's jellos were calf's foot puddings, where a calf's foot was boiled down, then mixed with sugar and cinnamon and left to set. Yummy!] cheese
Posted by Dumbfounded on 07/01/10 at 03:45 AM
Number 11: Tongue! The food that tastes you back!

Rabbit in Aspic:

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2010/4/29/1272535676169/Rabbit-in-aspic-006.jpg

Poached Egg in Aspic, described by one British food reviewer as "like a big wine gum of pus, only not that nice":

http://chocolateandzucchini.com/archives/images/focus/oeufengelee.jpg

The classic of Northern European Charcuterie, Head Cheese!

http://www.culinaryschools.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Headcheese1.jpg

And of course, King Crimson's "Lark's Tongue in Aspic"
Posted by Freddie Freelance on 07/01/10 at 12:13 PM
oooo! love jello shots!! tongue laugh
disgusting freddie! sick
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 07/01/10 at 01:20 PM
Lede: Chefs Serve Whale Vomit Jell-O Dish at Elizabethan Feast
http://sharing.myfoxdc.com/sharewono//photo/2010/07/01/441138126_181511ed891]_20100701125048_320_240.JPG

http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpps/news/offbeat/chefs-serve-whale-vomit-jell-o-dish-dpgonc-20100701-jst_8436633
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 07/01/10 at 11:31 PM
lovely sick that's why british cuisine is an oxymoron.
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 07/02/10 at 12:10 AM
ScoutC--good to have you commenting. Celery-flavored jello is an admirable contribution!
Posted by Paul on 07/02/10 at 09:37 AM
welcome scoutc nice to have ya!
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 07/02/10 at 04:19 PM
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