What do the history of women in America and Jell-O have in common? More than you probably realize! In this episode, Jen explores the incredible road to the Jell-O salad and how this bizarre status symbol eventually fell out of favor. Come for the Perfection Salad, stay for the Jellied Veal Loaf!
Run Time: 41 minutes, 52 seconds
- The Molding of America
- A Social History of the Jell-O Salad: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon
- History of Gelatin, Gelatine, and Jell-O
- Why Were There So Many Gelatin-Based Dishes in the 1950s and 60s?
- 22 Things You Didn’t Know About Jell-O