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It’s National Jell-O Week

You’ve probably heard of the Bible Belt, maybe the Sun Belt, but have you heard of the Jell-O Belt? Well folks, I live in Utah – smack dab in the middle of the Jell-O Belt.

We take Jell-O very seriously ’round these parts.  We eat our Jell-O plain, with fruit, carrots, whip cream and we eat more of it than any other state in the nation.

In 2001, the state legislature even named Jell-O the state snack food. About that same time, the second week of February was declared Jell-O Week.

So, it’s only fitting I start out the week by sharing my favorite Jell-O recipe – it’s perfect for Valentine’s Day.

This recipe is surprisingly simple and doesn’t require a lot of prep…In fact, this is a Jell-O recipe that can be served as soon as you’ve prepared it!

Easy-peasy Jell-O squeezy!

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8 Responses to " It’s National Jell-O Week "

  1. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Linda Gardner, Tauni. Tauni said: Celebrate Jell-O week: http://ow.ly/3RrCO #jello #utah [...]

  2. Isabrl
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    says:

    Oh my….my sister and I grew up eating this! Going to share with her!

  3. D says:

    My whole family loves this. My mom makes it for every big occasion. My husband however is not a fan. Haha. So usually i only eat it when I go to my moms house.

  4. Brandi says:

    This is too funny! I am from Texas and that was a must for every Thanksgiving and Christmas…or any other big meal! I didn’t know there was such a big following for the stuff!! We usually make peach!! Yummy!!

  5. STeph
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    says:

    Is it weird that I only like plain cherry jello? Maybe with a dab of whip cream

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