Farewell to Season 1

So this is the last recipe for Season 1. Kind of makes me sad…but we still have a long way to go. This wasn’t a Good Eats episode, but a Food Network Stars Family Traditions show. This recipe, for me, was surprisingly good. Not sure why I doubted it, the flavor and texture was just right. When making this recipe do not try to use fresh pineapple as it has an enzyme in it that breaks down gelatin. Enjoy this recipe and bid adieu to Season 1. Stay tuned for Season 2’s recipes!

Ma Mae’s Congealed Christmas Salad
 
Sprinkle the gelatins in a 9 by 13 glass-baking dish and slowly stir in the boiling water.

 
Combine the canned pineapple and its juice, with the pecans and the whole cranberry sauce.
 
 
Add mixture to slightly thickened gelatin and stir until thoroughly combined. Thank you Homer for posing.
 

Ingredients

* 1 small package orange flavored gelatin
* 1 small package lemon flavored gelatin 
* 2 1/2 cups boiling water 
* 1 small can pineapple bits with juice 
* 1/2 cup toasted, chopped pecans 
* 1 can whole cranberry sauce

Directions
Sprinkle the gelatins in a 9 by 13 glass-baking dish and slowly stir in the boiling water.
Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate approximately 30 minutes or just until gelatin begins to set.  (If the gelatin sets, you won’t be able to stir in the goodies.) Meanwhile, in a medium size bowl, combine the canned pineapple and its juice, with the pecans and the whole cranberry sauce. Add mixture to slightly thickened gelatin and stir until thoroughly combined. Return to refrigerator until firmly set. Cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.
*Don’t substitute with low-sugar or sugar-free.  Neither will set properly.
Yield: 10 portions
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