Results for - Vintage Jell-O Flavors

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There’s no denying that Jell-O has a permanent place in the home cooking Hall of Fame. Each box of flavored instant gelatin has the ability to transform fruit, vegetables and even whipped topping into kaleidoscope salads. Jell-O hasn’t always been made in flavors like cherry, strawberry and lime. The unusual flavors of vintage Jell-O gave cooks the ability to make all sorts of on-trend gelatin salads. Source: Taste of Home.

Jell-O has always been a natural pairing for desserts, with various flavors working beautifully in recipes made with fresh fruit, marshmallows and whipped cream. Can you believe Jell-O has been on the shelf for more than 120 years?

1. Jell-O has always been a natural pairing for desserts, with various flavors working beautifully in recipes made with fresh fruit, marshmallows and whipped cream. Can you believe Jell-O has been on the shelf for more than 120 years?

Yes
47%
794 votes
No
53%
906 votes
1950's cooks loved Jell-O: In mid-century, savory Jell-O recipes were very popular. Molded salads using veggies, hard-cooked eggs, and meats were en vogue for social events like luncheons, bridge games and cocktail hours. Not surprisingly the creators of Jell-O have introduced (and subsequently discontinued) dozens of flavors over the decades, hoping to keep the Jell-O craze alive. Here are some of the most surprising savory Jell-O flavors that have come and gone. What flavors are you familiar with?

2. 1950's cooks loved Jell-O: In mid-century, savory Jell-O recipes were very popular. Molded salads using veggies, hard-cooked eggs, and meats were en vogue for social events like luncheons, bridge games and cocktail hours. Not surprisingly the creators of Jell-O have introduced (and subsequently discontinued) dozens of flavors over the decades, hoping to keep the Jell-O craze alive. Here are some of the most surprising savory Jell-O flavors that have come and gone. What flavors are you familiar with?

Celery
5%
83 votes
Italian Salad
3%
48 votes
Mixed Vegetable
4%
71 votes
Seasoned Tomato
5%
84 votes
All of the above
4%
72 votes
None of the above
83%
1,419 votes
Not every sweet Jell-O flavor made the cut, either. What flavors are you familiar with?

3. Not every sweet Jell-O flavor made the cut, either. What flavors are you familiar with?

Bubble Gum
6%
107 votes
Chocolate
11%
180 votes
Coffee
3%
54 votes
Cola
5%
79 votes
Cotton Candy
9%
152 votes
Orange-Pineapple
28%
480 votes
Maple Syrup
2%
35 votes
Sparkling Mandarin Orange
18%
311 votes
All of the above
2%
36 votes
None of the above
53%
909 votes
By the '80s, the popularity of Jell-O dwindled, especially for savory recipes. The company refocused on sweets and snacks, especially products geared towards kids. Fortunately, you can still find a lot of Jell-O creativity out there! Is there a

4. By the '80s, the popularity of Jell-O dwindled, especially for savory recipes. The company refocused on sweets and snacks, especially products geared towards kids. Fortunately, you can still find a lot of Jell-O creativity out there! Is there a "new" Jell-O flavor you would like to see next? If yes, please list the flavor(s) in the comment section below.

Yes
12%
203 votes
No
39%
660 votes
Undecided
29%
500 votes
Not Applicable
20%
337 votes
03/10/2019 Food & Drink 1706 77 By: msrcms

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