jello jello  /ˈdʒɛ loʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder

Usage(s):

  • If not nauseated, they are served a tray the evening of the operative day and encouraged to partake of dry toast, jello, Cream of Wheat and similar articles.

News

  1. Meal, cards at Fellowship Cup

    The Fellowship Cup in Mt. Pleasant offers a community meal for a minimum cost. The menu for Wednesday, July 3, is grilled hotdogs/burgers, potato salad, grilled corn with red peppers, jello cake, sponsored by Sunnybrook. There will be cards played after the meal. On Friday, July 5, card games will be played at 12:30 p.m.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Mt. Pleasant News

  2. How We Imagined The Push-Button Kitchen Before Microwaves Existed

    Through modern eyes, most American cuisine in the 1950s may not seem like the most appetizing stuff. There was an abundance of strange meats, way too much jello, and hot dogs in just about everything (and vice versa). Sometimes the combination of the three made for a fascinatingly grotesque display. But while some of the food in 1950s cookbooks may look a little weird to those of us in the year ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  3. Chef Gilligan's Christmas pudding

    Sometimes it's called Plum Pudding, but Plum Pudding has neither plum nor is it the type of food generally thought of as a pudding, at least not by Jello!
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. So don't expect a "big red blobby thing" as Zombie says "That gigantic Jello-looking thing might have been scary to audiences in the 1950s, but people would laugh now."
    on Aug 27, 2009 By: Rob Zombie Source: /FILM (blog)

  2. "Nailing down Senator Obama's tax proposals is like nailing jello to the wall," says Arizona Senator McCain.
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: John McCain Source: WIFR

  3. "She might not be too happy," Hannigan said, musingly. "She's the probably the only person who won't really love this. With the other ones, we were just spoofing their movies. But (with Jello), we're actually spoofing her . Hopefully she has...
    on Feb 15, 2006 By: Alyson Hannigan Source: WHIOtv.com

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