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.
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?
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?
3. Not every sweet Jell-O flavor made the cut, either. What flavors are you familiar with?
Sparkling Mandarin Orange
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.
03/10/2019 Food & Drink