Tomato Soup Aspic

A wonderful retro gelatin recipe that has stood the test of time.  It is made from a can of concentrated tomato soup, unflavored gelatin, chopped vegetables and Worcestershire sauce.  In addition to that there is red wine, a small amount of lemon gelatin and some herbs.   This is a salad that you will have…

Lime and Pear Layered Jell-O Mold

A two layered Jell-O salad mold.  The bottom layer is made from lime gelatin, cream cheese, canned pears and pecans.  The top layer is lime gelatin and canned pears.  You will need a five cup mold or dish to make this. I used an vintage gelatin mold that is a copper colored tin.  I have…

Maryann Cake With Fresh Strawberries (Strawberry Short Cake)

Wonderful luscious cake filled with strawberries  is baked in a Maryann heart shaped pan to hold fruit or custard.  It can also be baked in Duncan Hines tiara dessert pan. The strawberries that fill the cake shell is covered with a sparkling glaze and served with whipped cream or ice cream.  Very easy to make….

Cranberry Molded Salad

Old fashioned cranberry molded salad recipe that I have been making for many years.  This is from the first half of the 20th century when congealed salads was very popular.  The newspapers always featured these type of salads on a regular basis because readers sent them in to share.  Refrigeration was new as towns became…

Blackberry Wine Cake

  If you want to make a cake or cup cakes that everyone will love and want your recipe, I have the recipe for you, blackberry wine cake. You make it with a sweet blackberry wine. This is one of my favorites to share with friends and family. I always make it for bake sales,…

Florida Sunset Salad

Summer time is always time for cool gelatin salads. Let me introduce you to a well-known gelatin salad in Florida. They are easy to make and mold. Molding Jell-O is not that hard if you follow a couple of rules. Always use less liquid. Usually about a half a cup less for each 2 cups of…

Applesauce Jello Salad (Cool Summer Salad)

  It is blazing hot right now and that means too hot to cook.  Here is a refreshing and easy salad to make that you can do. Applesauce Jello Salad 2 cups applesauce 1  3 oz. package of jello 1/2 cup juice, cream soda, ginger ale or water 1 cup of fruit Heat applesauce until hot.  Mix jello with…

Strawberry Pie From Fresh Berries

Strawberries are very good for you. They are ranked 5th in antioxidants and 27th best in nutrition in the USA foods.  Antioxidants helps the body to fight inflammation. So if you suffer from gout and other inflammatory conditions, strawberries needs to be added to your diet.  There is a lot of goodness packed in those little…