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Barbecue Bean Mold On Mid-Century Menu

Barbecue Bean Mold On Mid-Century Menu

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Come on over to Mid-Century Menu  if you want to see me make a gelatin mold with canned baked beans. And then make Tom try it. Come see how much he likes cold baked beans! Yum!…

Lime Jell-O Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

Lime Jell-O Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

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Yes, we are still posting gelatin recipes! This lovely layered extravaganza was submitted to our Glistening and Jiggly contest by Kelly, and it is Lime Jell-O Salad. It ended up looking pretty good, if I do say so myself. Except this time,  I tricked Tom a little and told him…

Ham Mousse Imperial On The Mid-Century Menu

Ham Mousse Imperial On The Mid-Century Menu

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So, if you’ve ever wondered what ham salad with gelatin in it looks like, here you go: This is Ham Mousse Imperial, and it was submitted to our Gelatin Contest by Godzilaw. Who apparently likes to watch us eat slimy things. Or, at least, likes to watch Tom eat slimy…

Orange Jell-O On The Mid-Century Menu

Orange Jell-O On The Mid-Century Menu

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Can you believe I am still posting tested recipes from our Gelatin Contest over on Mid-Century Menu? Neither can I. At least we get to see Tom enjoying eating gelatin! Go over to Mid-Century Menu to see all the joy!…

Mystery Pecan Pie and Jellied Turkey-Vegetable Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

Mystery Pecan Pie and Jellied Turkey-Vegetable Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Have you been wondering what we’ve been cooking lately on The Mid-Century Menu? Well, as always, we are at completely opposite ends of the spectrum. Before Thanksgiving, we whipped up some Mystery Pecan Pie: Which is basically pecan pie with a cheesecake filling. Umm…can you say “Best Pie…

Clam Aspic On The Mid-Century Menu

Clam Aspic On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth So, I made some Clam Aspic. It looked just about how you might imagine clam aspic would look. Which is scary. But Tom wasn’t afraid. Not afraid at all. Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu if you want to see it!…

Barbecue Cheese Cracker Pie On The Mid-Century Menu

Barbecue Cheese Cracker Pie On The Mid-Century Menu

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So. What do you get when you combine lime gelatin with a can of tomato sauce and a Cheez-it crust? Apparently you get brown pie. Or, as the Joys of Jell-O likes to call it, Barbecue Cheese Cracker Pie. But at least Tom likes it. Well, sort of. Come on…

Carrot and Pineapple Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

Carrot and Pineapple Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth This week on the Mid-Century Menu we have a great, classic gelatin salad that was submitted by Janet for our recent gelatin contest. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you Carrot and Pineapple Salad!! Since one of the ingredients was canned pineapple in heavy syrup, Tom was more than…

Herb Glazed Sandwiches Today on The Mid-Century Menu

Herb Glazed Sandwiches Today on The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Today we have something a little strange on The Mid-Century Menu. In fact, we have Tom’s choice for the Glistening and Jiggly Contest, which just happens to be these: Herb-Glazed Sandwiches, sent in by reader Sara. Yep, that’s right, an open-faced sandwich covered with lemon gelatin. It doesn’t…

Grandma Porter’s Lime Jell-O with Avocado & Grapefruit Today on The Mid-Century Menu

Grandma Porter’s Lime Jell-O with Avocado & Grapefruit Today on The Mid-Century Menu

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This week on The Mid-Century we have a great gelatin from April! Grandma Porter’s Lime Jell-O with Avocado & Grapefruit! It also happens to be my choice for the most interesting gelatin submitted for our Glistening and Jiggly contest. Way to go, April! And, it also made Tom laugh. Just…

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