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Re: OT/Red stuff

Amazing what a wide variety of taste buds the human population possesses. My husband is totally grossed out when I eat crackers with cottage cheese and sardines on top. I like it- got that one from my mom. And of course, cottage cheese on potato chips is an old standby- used to always eat it when I was sick as a kid- so now it's sort of my version of comfort food.


Zemuly Sanders wrote:
I love congealed salads -- and tomato aspic, a real standby in my family. But -- cherry jello tastes like cough syrup, IMHO. I like all the rest of the sugar free ones. I mix orange with shredded carrots, and I like that. I don't know if you could have tomato aspic, but it's great made with spicy V-8 juice. I also like it with cottage cheese and sliced green olives. Okay, I'm sure everybody is gagging by now...

----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrea Hodges" <andreah@hargray.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2006 8:33 PM
Subject: [CHAT] OT/Red stuff

OK, so many of us don't eat read meat, or at least not much. How about red
jello? I just tried my first sugar free, cherry jello. Can I get an EEW?

I had lime last night, which wasn't bad, but definitely not a fan of the
cherry. Keep in mind, I haven't eaten jello since I was child. For me,
thoughts of jello usually bring up one of the most heinous dished my family
used to make for holidays. "Congealed Salad" Now why on earth would you EVER
refer to a food as congealed anything? Conjures up all sorts of visions of
nasty stuff that congeals like blood and fat. My mother used to take red
jello, mix it with cool whip (I think) fill it with fruit and nuts, dump it
all into a bundt pan, then dump it out on a plate when it was cold and call it
congealed salad. Yuck! Speak of the devil. She just called. My bad, it wasn't
cool whip. One recipe had cream cheese and orange jello and pineapple. The
other had cream cheese, bananas, nuts, and orange jello. So, there ya go.
That's my story for the night. Has absolutely nothing to do with plants. I
just felt the need to rant about the evils of jello.

Andrea Hodges
Beaufort, SC
Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue

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