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Jell-O and the Kewpies

This post at The Future of the Cookbook tells how Jell-O became “America’s Most Famous Dessert,” before it was even familiar! Jell-O's early promotional advertising included recipes, recommendations from doctors, and adorable kewpies. Link -via Everlasting Blort

Gelatin is made from the boiled bones, skins and tendons of animals. See: http://www.ivu.org/faq/gelatine.html
Otherwise, it's just sugar and water when prepared.
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I loooooove Jell-O.
That and Canada Dry are essentials for when I'm sick.

However, don't eat Jell-O when your stomach-sick, as it is actually not very easy to digest.
Stick to the BRAT diet when you're sick.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BRAT_diet
(Jell-O is under the avoid section)
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re: earl

Waste not, want not! :)

Also, does everyone realize why Elmer's Glue has a cow for a mascot? Because it used to be made out of boiled hooves. (Nowadays they use chemicals. Which are probably safe.)
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Jello is also made from pig hoofs and bones. Not very kosher.

When I was getting over the measles back in the dark ages before the mmr, ice cream was my favorite but Jello was good too.
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Is no one else disturbed by the quotes around "getting over?" Is that little girl in the final throes of death and seeing tiny little cherub men feeding her jello?
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Kewpies have always been in m life, my parents had kewpie bride & groom on their wedding cake!
every time I was sick ( I had double pppneumonia 4 times) I ate Jell-o and played with my kewpie dolls!Wish I had cut out the Kewpie ads! I loved them.
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