Chinese Almond Jelly

It's been a while since I've been able to show this gelatin blog the love it deserves, but my attention has been elsewhere. Today's recipe is waaay off the kitschy Americana beaten path, but I'll allow it because still fits the theme of molded gelatin dishes! I've been recently exploring historic Chinese food for a … Continue reading Chinese Almond Jelly

Welcome to Molded Memories!

This site is a companion to my history blog, A Dollop of History. Why dedicate an entire blog to congealed food, you ask?Well, I inherited an enormous collection of mid-century Jell-O "salad" recipes. Some of the molded salads are clearly desserts and others are...not. First impressions range from Could-be-Good to Simply-Horrifying. Morbid curiosity and a … Continue reading Welcome to Molded Memories!